Back to School Card and Gift

Start your school year off right with this fun gift for your teacher! Spellbinders™ Dies make cardmaking and paper crafting quick and easy. Simply die cut and layer your papers to make fun DIY gifts.


  • Spellbinders™ Grand Calibur® Machine
  • Spellbinders™ Cut/Emboss Template - Classic Ovals Lg and Lacey Squares
  • Cardstock - Red and Brown
  • Scrapbook Paper, Patterned - Graphic 45
  • Twine
  • Ribbon
  • Ink
  • Stamp
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Paper Adhesive
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Step 1
Make 13.9 x 13.9 cm (5½”x5½”) base from cardstock.

Step 2
Adhere a 13.9 x 13.9 cm (5¼"x5¼") pattern paper square to the card base.

Step 3
Layer a red 10.1 x 10.1 cm (4"x4") square onto pattern paper.

Step 4
Cut ruler strip from pattern paper, adhere to card.

Step 5
Cut/emboss Lacey Squares #4 (#1 being the smallest) from cardstock, adhere to card.

Step 6
Using Spellbinders™ Grand Calibur® Machine, cut/emboss a Classic Ovals Lg #2 from red cardstock.

Step 7
Stamp sentiment on cream cardstock and use Classic Ovals Lg #1 to cut/emboss oval. Layer ovals and adhere to card.

Step 8
Tie bow from ribbon, adhere under sentiment.


Stamp the sentiment, line up the die around it; tape it down before you cut/emboss it.