DIY Teacher Gift {Flower Pens}

This is my favorite kind of project..... an easy and inexpensive DIY gift!  My boys wanted to take something to their teachers on the first day of school, so I decided to make some pretty "flower pens".


All you need are some fake flowers, pens, and floral tape.


Step 1:  Cut the flower so that it is slightly shorter than the pen.


Step 2:  Wrap the tape around the pen and flower.  {I started in the middle, wrapped to the bottom, and then wrapped to the top.}


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Step 3:  Pinch the end to seal.


That's it!  Easy, cute and practical.  What teacher wouldn't love a bouquet of these pens on the first day of school?
  

Gina Bell (aka East Coast Mommy)

 
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33 comments:

  1. Just love it for any occasion too.. very cute..

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  2. Very nice gift for special one for your teacher thanks for shearing this types of blog Flowers and Gifts

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  3. This is such a perfect gift for a teacher! I'm a teacher and I have a few of these sitting right next to me at this very moment! I cherish them and I keep every single one. Kelly @ www.smartschoolhouse.com

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  4. What a fun gift to give a teacher. I bet she/he would really enjoy it!

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  5. Gina! I LOVE this pen! What a great idea!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

    P.S. Please don't forget to put my button or text link somewhere on your blog :) Thanks

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  6. Hello! This is super cute! I'm loving this idea and pinning it for later. Stopping by form From Dream To Reality :)

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  7. Thanks for sharing this. These pens are such a great idea, it was nice to be reminded of them.

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  8. What a cute idea. What teacher wouldn't love a pen?! I'd love for you to share this at my link party:

    http://destinationcraft.blogspot.com/2012/08/destination-cutesy-monday-29.html

    Thanks!

    Kathryn
    destinationcraft.blogspot.com

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  9. These are brilliant! So sweet and simple and yet pretty!

    Sarah
    http://acatlikecuriosity.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. Oh it looks beautiful....I know you must be thrilled!!
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  11. SOOO simple! And practical. My kind of craft.

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  12. Neat idea! Those are all things teachers need! :)
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  13. I love making these for teachers! Thanks for stopping by for our Pretty Things Party. Hope to see you again next week!

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  14. I'm a teacher, and I would LOVE to receive this! I have some old ones, but they're falling apart. I should put this up on my board and see if anyone gets the hint :)

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  15. So cute! Definitely would be a great gift from a student!

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  17. What a fun gift to give a teacher. I am sure she/he would really like it! Great idea of making a flower pen as a gift.

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  18. This is a really nice idea to impress teacher at the first day of your childs school by giving him/her a handmade flower pen gift, he/she will definitely like that gift from your boy.
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  25. My floral tape won’t stick ,how can I get it to stick ?

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    1. If you are having trouble, you can secure the end with a piece of tape or a little hot glue.

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  26. It is beautiful and simple. I love it. I bought a thank you gift for my teacher It was a beautiful jar with thank you notes.

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  27. Well, that is a perfect, most relevant and useful handmade gift idea for a teacher. Loved the DIY flower pen gift idea.

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