Monday, June 11, 2012

Treat Toppers Freebie

Lately I've become quite obsessed with the auto shapes in Microsoft Word.  I'm always wondering what I can actually create with them.  I needed a cute "monkey topper" for some treat bags and couldn't find any I liked, so I started playing.  I'd like to say I'm creative enough to visualize something in my head and go from there, but I'm not!  So I began looking at monkey clipart and the auto shapes/lines available in Word.  A few hours  days later, I had a monkey.  So instead of being happy with my little monkey, what did I do?  I began thinking, "Shoot, if I can make a monkey, I can make something else too."  AND....I ended up with this crazy set of treat toppers.  You know what comes next, I had to go shopping for snacks to try them out!  I came home with $10.00 worth of Dollar tree snacks and started filling up baggies.  If only I had a camera to snap a pic of my husband as he walked through the dining room admiring staring at my array of snacks, baggies, paper animal cut outs, etc.  I didn't have the heart to tell him I was making a FREEBIE!  :-) 
I only hope you have as much fun with these as I had making them!  Hoping you can add them to your units, holiday stuff, back to school treats, or whatever!  Treat Toppers image will take you there to grab.  

Bananas for the Dollar Tree and a very patient husband,


Heidi said...

I love Microsoft shapes and auto shapes. I have created numerous things using them. You did and AWESOME job with these. They are adorable :) Thanks for sharing.

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Buggy In Kindergarten said...

Thanks for finding my blog! I love meeting other TN teachers! There is a group of us TN teachers from blogland that are hoping to have a TN meetup in Gatlinburg. Have you heard about that?

Michelle said...

Heidi-Thanks! :-)

Oooooh, a meetup in Gatlinburg sounds AWESOME! Keep me posted! Thanks bunches!

Becky said...

Thanks for finding me! I am your newest follower and I just downloaded those adorable Treate Toppers!

Nicole Shelby said...

These are too adorable! Thanks so much for sharing! If you all meet up in Gatlingburg, I might could make that an excuse for a vacation. I am not a TN blogger though. Would I be rejected? LOL!


Jennifer K. said...

Very cute Treat Toppers! I just found your blog - looks adorable! I'm your newest follower!

Jennifer @ Herding Kats In kindergarten
I'm having a giveaway, come check it out!

Amanda said...

Ha! That TOTALLY sounds like a day in my life! I'm your newest follower and a brand new blogger. I would love for you to check out my blog -

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Michelle said...

I'm glad I'm not alone Amanda! On my way to check out your blog! Thanks for stopping in today! :-) Hope you grabbed some freebies!

Katie said...

I just found your blog and I am OBSESSED with your layout. It's so cute. I'm your newest follower, yay! haha. The baggie toppers are awesome... way cuter than the ones I tried making for my kiddos at the end of the year!

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Busy Bees said...

These baggie toppers are awesome. I am doing a jungle theme next year so these will be great!! Love the monkey layout of your blog!

Michelle said...

So glad you all stopped by today. Will be checking out your blogs! :-) Happy you enjoyed the toppers! They're fun!

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