RANDOLPH, Mass., April 2, 2014 – The tradition of leaving a crisp, shiny red apple on your teacher’s desk stems back to the 16th century.  The gesture became a way for parents and students to show appreciation for a successful school year.  Today, while the tradition still stands, there are creative and affordable ways to go the extra mile and thank your favorite teacher when the school year comes to an end.

                A great way to start is by giving them a head start on preparing for next year. After all, what teacher doesn’t love to plan? Decorating their classroom to make a fun learning environment for kids is always a big part of the back-to-school process, but can sometimes be daunting with hanging, measuring and coordinating colors. With colorful, easy peel-and-stick wall decals from WallPops, however, you can give the gift of fun, simple classroom decorating.  The best part? You won’t break the bank.

                “Teachers love WallPops, whether it’s our peel-and-stick chalkboards, kid-friendly maps, dry erase items or colorful dots,” says Paula Berberian, Creative Director of WallPops from Brewster Home Fashions. Click through the photos to see Berberian highlight the best WallPops items that your child’s teacher will truly appreciate and use over and over again. All products are available at select retailers and online at; to find a store near you, use the ‘Find a Retailer’ tool on the website.

Saying “thank you” to your child’s teacher for a great school year can be done in many ways. This spring, show your appreciation by enhancing their classroom for new students to come, and while you’re at it, add an apple for an extra sweet touch.

WallPops by Brewster Home Fashions is the premier line of peel-and-stick wall art on the market today with on-trend design and total coordination possibilities.  Headquartered in Randolph, Mass., Brewster Home Fashions is one of the oldest independent, family-owned wallcovering companies in the U.S. that now spans five generations.  Since 1954, Brewster Home Fashions has been a prominent manufacturer and distributor of fine wallpapers and home decor products for residential and commercial markets globally.  For more information, visit or call Brewster Home Fashions at 1-800-366-1700.

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