How to Make Easy Handmade Cards for Teacher

I’m sharing two Handmade Cards for Teachers that are super cute and easy to make. I will walk you through the steps showing you how to make cards for teachers at home.

Here on my blog, I share tons of Easy Art Craft Tutorials, but it was with Paper Crafts that it all started. I love the feel of cutting paper, gluing paper shapes, and making cute handmade cards.

No time to craft today? Grab these 6 FREE Thank you Teacher Printable cards!

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Easy handmade cards for teacher step by step tutorial.

1. Fold red cardstock and cut out apple shapes

easy paper apple hand cut

2. Meanwhile trim strips of yellow cardstock 3/4th inch wide for pencils

tonic paper trimmer

3. Adhere a bit of white cardstock to each yellow cardstock, trim to a tip using a scissor.

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4. Cut “Hello” or any other sentiment you want to use. If you don’t have a die cut machine, you can stamp or write the sentiment onto the card instead.

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5. Stagger and adhere all the paper pencils onto a card front. Trim the overhang off with a pair of scissors.

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6. Add the die cut sentiment and finish off the card with some black puffy paint for the pencil leads.

pencil card idea for teacher

7. For the apple card, adhere the sentiment and add stems + a leaf to each apple with the Nuvo drops. You can use paint or a marker to do this instead also.

teacher appreciation card idea

And there you have two cute handmade cards for teacher! Let me know in the comments what you think of these cards

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Supplies used:

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Hello Die by Tonic Studios


Paper Trimmer


Tombow Adhesives

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Here are 4 more ideas on how to make cards for teachers: Find the tutorial I wrote on Fiskars website for the cutest School Icon Cards that you can make at home!

Make a simple chalkboard card, a pencil, an apple card or a fun school bus card! These are all simple shaped card ideas that add such a wow factor. These cards are so cute and are sure to bring a smile to the fave.

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Hi I’m Smitha! I live in Minnesota with my husband and two daughters. You’ll always find me painting florals in my sketchbook. And I love the sheer joy of making something with just my hands! But my bigger love is capturing it all on camera Read more.

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