I saw Eve's post with her wonderful little book boxes for her kids' teachers... well, I CASE'd. I'm a copycat, I admit it. Tonya did something similar a few months back, too. Mine is basically a hybrid of the two. Eve's is super-constructed with heavy duty book binding supplies, and Tonya used layered cardstock. I knew that mine had to be a little more durable since it is going to be transported to school by my son, *EGADS!* but there is no chance I am putting in that kind of effort into it. I'm just too typically behind the eight ball this year. :) SO, I stalked my home for notepads an used the cardboard backing for these. That was probably the hardest part of the project! I sized them down to gift card width (one gets chocolate with her gift card as an inside joke.) Eventually - in the next 8-9 hours, I plan to decorate these little cuties. There is so much potential! Enough yammering - here they are... and notice there is nary a single reference to anything vampiric... :)
I also made these tins - for my two moms' gifts. Since they don't read my blog, it's safe to show these, too. My MIL about PIHP when she saw the one I did with Tonya when I was in Tx this year. She is so cute, so I can do nothing but oblige her. I have the coolest in-laws in history.
Anyhoo - the pink one is for my Mom and the blue one for my MIL. They will both love them!
Happy Football Sunday! (I love them!) Go Pats! :)