12.17.2010

Teacher Gift Idea: Bookmark/Pencil Holder

I had this idea.  I wanted to create a unique, usable Christmas gift for my son's school teachers.

After a little thought,  I came up with this & wanted to share it, as it would make for a great teacher appreciation gift or end of the school year teacher gift as well.

It's a Pencil Holder & Bookmark Gift Card Holder.
 
Presented in a customized Glass Jar {this is the pencil holder}
 Using my Cricut & vinyl,  I cut the shape of the first letter of the teachers last name & stuck in on the glass jar. {If you don't have a Cricut,  you could use a sticker}
As I often do, I called on the  "HANDY DANDY, MISS POETIC, MOTHER OF MINE" {She is so good with words & poems & so much more!!} and together, we came up with this poem: {feel free to use the poem, just credit Delightful Order, please}
and if you wanted, you can change "teacher" to "leader"  "pastor" "grandma's" etc.
The Bookmark Gift Card Holder is so easy.. 
Start with a piece of 6 x 5 paper . . .
. . . and follow the above steps. Customize the front with the poem, some pretty flowers, ribbons, etc.  and voila... you have a unique gift!
 Here is another jar I used {this one is from the dollar tree}
done pretty much the same way as the other jar...
Remember in my Christmas Ornament Glass Jars post,  I told you I was working on some inexpensive gifts using glass jars? well this is it!

If this is your first time here on Delightful Order & you like what you see,  follow me {on my right sidebar} to stay updated on more crafty ideas, organizing tips, decorating idea's and much more.  I LOVE new followers! AND ... I just want to welcome all my NEWEST followers! Y'all are the BEST!

I'm truly excited that my blog has so much interest! I'm so grateful for all my followers & friends! To all of you: Thanks so much for your interest in this lil' ole blog and for all your great comments!  

I LOVE LOVE LOVE receiving comments. Talk about INSPIRATION!! So keep 'em coming - they truly keep me going! 




8 comments:

  1. I'm loving your blog- so glad I found it! Gotta love the trusty cricut, too :) Mine has been worth every penny!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. another great gift and presentation! I am your newest follower! Please accept my invitation to drop in at my place when you get a moment...

    ReplyDelete
  3. I loved all your photos and your tutorial. Very clever idea. Happy Pink Saturday.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Turned out great!

    Come enter to win a free paper bead necklace from Heart Strings for Orphans!

    http://gigglesglitzandglam.blogspot.com/2010/12/gifts-that-give-back-heart-strings.html

    ReplyDelete
  5. ADORABLE DaNita! I am sure our teachers love love love this! Have a blessed Christmas!!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Cute idea!! I'll have to remember this when it comes to Teacher Appreciation Day! :D
    Thanks for linking up to Craftify It Thursday!

    Jennifer

    ReplyDelete
  7. Its really nice teacher gift idea. Thanks for sharing this innovative gift idea post.

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Stay Connected {Email}{Facebook}{Twitter}{Pinterest}{Instagram}

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Etsy Shop

Delightful Order products are for personal, non-commercial use only. Original work and protected. Copyright 2010-2017