One of the swaps I joined was an altered paint can swap. I loved the idea, the way it came and how it looked, so that is what I'm doing for 2 of the teachers, and for 1 teacher I altered a crayola crayon box, which was done by one of Memory Makers magazine's Masters, Melissa. Inside I will put a Barnes and Nobles gift card, a little brag book that they can keep in their pocket books and some sweets as well.
Here is the crayola box -
This is the brag book I put together for them. The top is the little pages for the book, the bottom is one assembled. They will each get one-
These are the paint cans that I made for MaryAnn and Sophia's teachers. I didn't go crazy with embellishing, I think they look fine the way they are. On very very rare occasions, I do feel less is more -
For their patience, love, and dedication, our children's teachers deserve our thanks!