Back to School is just around the corner! Delight your new teacher with this easy and adorable DIY pencil vase made with just a few items from the dollar store and a jar you can find at home!
Hello! I am Jenn from Ever After in the Woods and my daughter loves gifting our teachers a little something throughout the year and this DIY Pencil Vase is the perfect way to make a good impression on the first day of school! These teachers work hard to make sure our little ones are learning in a safe environment.
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The start of a new school year is a time for new beginnings and this adorable DIY pencil vase is the perfect Back-to-School teacher gift.
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How To Make a DIY Pencil Vase
What You Need:
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How to Make a DIY Pencil Vase
You can use any type of pencil you like to make this vase. We used a variety of pencils that had patterns on them too. Just make sure if you are using different pencils that you make a pattern as it goes around the jar, so it looks neat and orderly.
Heat up the hot glue gun.
Be sure to leave enough time to get your glue gun nice and warm.
Add one pencil at a time using the hot glue to the mason jar.
Remember if you are using different types of pencils, that you plan out your pattern.
Continue with the remaining pencils until the mason jar is covered.
Make sure you have enough glue!
Add a ribbon and fresh flowers.
Be sure to match your flowers and ribbon to the season or the color pencils you are using.
DIY Pencil Vase – Back to School Teacher Gift
- 1 Jar
- 48 each pencils
- 1 piece ribbon
- 3 each glue stocks
- Heat the hot glue.
- Add one pencil at a time using the hot glue to the jar.
- Continue with the remaining pencils until the jar is covered.
- Add a ribbon and fresh flowers.
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