Zoo Globe Teacher Gifts

Where did Summer go? How is it time for school to start again? While many schools across the country are commencing with virtual learning, some schools are opening back up and bringing teachers and children into the hallways. When my friend, an administrator of a small preschool, wanted to make little gifts for her staff, I was happy to help! Here’s what we designed and made:

Zoo Globe, Warm Wraps Dies, Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, Brian KingHow cute are those?! While these projects feature a variety of products from Stampin’ Up!’s August – December 2020 Mini Catalog and 2020 Annual Catalog, they come together in a way that seems they are were all made to coordinate with one another. I’ll be sharing a closeup of each of these cups below, but let’s start by looking at the products that take center stage on these projects:

Mini Coffee Cups – 153493. Who doesn’t love a little coffee of tea cup?! Stampin’ Up! While they are perfect for little gifts (like chocolates, which people also tend to love), they are food safe for liquids up to 200 F. Each cup is 3-1/2″ high (the top diameter is 3-1/4″ and the bottom diameter is 2-1/4″). Here’s a look:

Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, 153493Each cup is wrapped with Crumb Cake cardstock that’s cropped with the Warm Wraps Dies (the two dies shown in the bottom, left of the picture below are taped together for a perfect wrap around these cups. Here’s a look at these dies, new in the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog:

Warm Wraps Dies, Stampin Up!, 153521I embossed each wrap with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder, new in Stampin’ Up!’s 2020 Annual Catalog, and added a colorful, scalloped band below or above each wrap.

The critters featured on these adorable cups (and the fun “let’s go!” sentiment) are stamped with the Zoo Globe stamp set and colored with Stampin’ Blends. My friend wanted images fitting for preschool teachers and a “let’s do this!” sentiment. She thought “let’s go!” fit her need perfectly. Here’s a look at this adorable stamp set:

Zoo Globe, Stampin Up!, 153303The word bubbles above the critters are cropped with the Special Day Dies from the Annual Catalog. The hearts are cropped with the Stitched Be Mine Dies.

Not only are the cups perfect for a little treat:

Zoo Globe, Warm Wraps Dies, Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, Brian Kingbut they are perfectly accompanied by a gift card:

Zoo Globe, Warm Wraps Dies, Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, Brian KingHere’s a closer look at each of the cups:

Zoo Globe, Warm Wraps Dies, Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, Brian King Zoo Globe, Warm Wraps Dies, Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, Brian King Zoo Globe, Warm Wraps Dies, Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, Brian King Zoo Globe, Warm Wraps Dies, Mini Coffee Cups, Stampin Up!, Brian King

Stamp Sets: Zoo Globe  Papers:  Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Real Red, Thick Whisper White  Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin’ Blends (Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate, Granny Apple Green)  Accessories: Mini Coffee Cups, Warm Wraps Dies, Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder, Special Day Dies, Stitched Be Mine Dies, Tear & Tape Adhesive, Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals

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Stampin’ Up!’s August – December 2020 Mini Catalog went live on Tuesday. If you haven’t already downloaded it, I hope you’ll take a look! You can see it here:

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  1. Suzanne Patt Cullen

    Oh my goodness, these are just so precious, Brian!
    What a perfect idea! The Zoo Globe animals are great for preschool teachers. Thank you!

  2. absolutely adorable. I can envision lots of possibilities for party favors and office treats.

  3. Deanette Linville

    What a great idea! These are so cute! Hope you have a good week!

  4. Brilliant idea. A creative crafter and good guy for those schools!

  5. Totally adorable, Brian. What a fun gift for teachers, etc. Enjoy your day!

  6. So dang cute!!!! What a nice way to start the school year. A little show of appreciation is always welcome and these mini cups are perfect for letting people know you care.

  7. Adorable overload! Thanks for inspiration!

  8. These are so cute. They do make great party favors and table settings also.

  9. Oh BE STILL my heart……These are just TOO CUTE for words my friend. What a WONDERFUL gift for teachers. LOVE IT!!!!!

  10. Ooooh, My Friend, I love them, great job ,
    I need to play with mine ,?
    Tfs , hugs Frenchie ♥️

  11. Maria A Rodriguez

    Ok, these little cups are just adorable!!! What a sweet gift for all the teachers and staff going back to school, God Bless them!!
    Thank you for sharing.
    Stay healthy and safe.

  12. These are beyond adorable! Love every sweet detail!

  13. Cute! Cute! Cute! Where is die for Let’s Go?

  14. Special Day Dies for word bubble. You did tell us. Sorry, Brian.

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