Friday, February 17, 2012

I Couldn't Help Myself!

I just couldn't get the idea of the St. Patrick's Day
bookmarks out of my head!

Here's what I wanted as opposed to what I ended up with.

I wanted a shamrock shaped paper punch.  Not a one to be found. 
I ended up looking for stickers.

I wanted pot-of-gold stickers.  Not any to be found. 
I ended up with metallic shamrock stickers.

I wanted thin rainbow ribbon to match the pot-of-gold I ended up not getting. 
No thin ribbon, only thick.
So, I used that and also purchased some spools of rainbow color ribbons.

Either way, I love how they came out!  My friends are going be very happy!
I am also happy to report that I am a quick learner. 
When I went for my paint chips, there was no Hot Passion Pink this time! 
By the way, come back tomorrow.  I am posting a give-away for some fun things I think you will like!

9 comments:

  1. Those are awesome! I think I need to make a trip to Home Depot for some paint chips.

    Sara :)
    Smiling In Second Grade

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  2. So cute! I think they came out adorably, even if they weren't your initial vision. Thanks for sharing.

    ~Stephanie

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  3. They look great!! The stickers are perfect and I love the thin rainbow ribbons!!
    ❤Teri

    A Cupcake for the Teacher

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  4. Too cute! The kids will love them and they look great, even if they weren't what you first imagined. :)
    Lori
    Conversations in Literacy

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  5. I love your bookmarks!!! They turned out adorable! I need to take a trip to the home improvement store to get some paint chips! And I love how you did them for Valentine's Day too! Maybe there will be an Easter one coming up soon? My kids can never have enough bookmarks!

    Molly
    Lessons with Laughter

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  6. where did you get the paint chips? I see the ones you found do not have any writing on the front! Perfect! Thank you!

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    1. I think it was Home Depot. They actually did have writing on the front. They were really wide paint chips. I trimmed off the part with the writing.

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  7. Thank you for sharing! I featured you over on my blog, Simply Living, today. Please feel free to stop by and check it out!

    http://www.simplylivingjen.com/2016/03/07/rainbows-and-pots-of-gold-in-preschool/

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