6 Adorable DIY Gifts That Will Make a Sweet Statement on National Teacher's Day

It's National Teacher's Day tomorrow, May 3, and we've got more than a shiny red apple to gift your favorite mentor! ?

Show your superior some love with one of these DIY ideas below:


1. Pencil/Crayon Container

Use an old tin can or buy one at any craft store. Glue crayons or pencils around it for a super cute supply container.

Pencil and crayon container for National Teacher's Day

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You can find full instructions HERE!

2. Colored Pencil Flower Vase

Flowers are always a sweet gesture, but why not take it to the next level of awesome? Similar to the crayon/colored pencil container, this cute vase is the same idea, but this time, you can add a cute bow and draw markings on it to look like a ruler!

Colored pencil flower vase

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Instructions for how to make this sweet flower vase are HERE.


3. Ruler Wreath

This cute and creative wreath proves they don't just have to be for the holidays! It's as easy as gluing together a bunch of rulers and finding some fun flowers to make the whole thing complete. You can even add your teacher's name in the center. Customize it however you want.

Personalized ruler wreath on the blog today! Great teacher gift idea. #backtoschool #craftsunleashed

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Instructions for how to make this too-cute-for-words wreath can be found HERE!


4. Layered Crayon Candles

These super rad crayon candles are easy to make and come out looking beyond cool. You can arrange the crayons in whatever order you like, making fun color schemes and a gift your teacher will completely love.

Layered crayon cans

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Follow instructions to make a layered candle of your own HERE. 


5. Apple Jars

These adorable apple mason jars are super easy to put together, and they make a fantastic desk decoration. They're perfect for storing small things like paper clips, pins and most importantly, candy.

DIY Apple Jars made with a mason jar

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Get all the deets on how to make this adorable jar HERE. 


6. Flower Pens

And as we all know, adding flowers to anything automatically makes it ten times better. These flower pens take no time at all to make and come out looking cute as can be! If we were teachers, we would absolutely need these in our lives.

Flower pen for National Teacher's Day

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Follow step-by-step instructions HERE! 


Yes, we know we are the real MVP for gifting you with these amazing ideas. You and your teacher can thank us later!


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