Teacher Gifts Blog Hop

Welcome to the Teacher Gifts blog hop!ย  Be sure to see the end of the post for the list of the other participating blogs AND don’t forget to leave a comment to be eligible for the give away! ๐Ÿ™‚

Kid Friendly Project!

I've been eager to use this stamp for a candle project!

Two things that are easy to run out of: time and money.ย  What I like about this project idea is that it takes little time and only the amount of money you want to put into it.ย  Another plus?ย  This is something quick and easy that a child can create for their teacher, without too much help from dear ole’ Mom (or Dad).ย  I got this candle on sale at Bath & Body Works but you can find them in your local grocery store and at WalMart.ย  I once gave some WalMart candles a vinyl makeover and gave them out to my guests at Thanksgiving.ย  See that post here.

I’ve used punches, Joy’s Life Tag You’re It Stamps, paper and Gowrite Dry Erase Sheets (which are so cool and I just used in this post).

You can punch the Gowrite Dry Erase Sheets out with a paper punch.ย  I decided that would be a fun way to write a name on a tag.ย  Just be sure you keep an Expo dry erase marker
on hand in case you or someone else wipes the name off.

Use any kind of paper to cover your candle.ย  Use tape to hold the paper in place.ย  Find out your teacher’s favorite colors or choose paper that is themed toward their favorite things.

This is a very kid friendly project.ย  Think how cute it would be to give a candle to the teacher that is decorated by his/her student.ย  Awww. ๐Ÿ™‚

Check out all these great blogs for more teacher gift ideas!

Joy – YOU ARE HERE…woo hoo!














Leave a comment on this post to be eligible to win a $10 gift certificate to Ginger Snap Scraps.com!ย  I’ll post the winner here on Wednesday, April 25.

and the winner is:

ginyalynn84 says:
April 21, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Adorable candle! Would have loved to receive such a pretty gift when I was teaching. Iโ€™m so glad I stumbled onto your blog hop on facebook this morningโ€ฆ You creative ladies have gotten my creative wheels turning!!

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  1. staceyscreativecorner says:

    Joy, this is so cute and what a great idea! I have never seen those Dry Erase sheets before, now I need to find them haha! I love candles and this would make a great gift and the sentiment is perfect!

  2. mysweetpaperdreams says:

    LOVE IT!! Love the ideas, the colors and how fast and easy it is to put together

  3. Such an adorable and easy gift idea!

  4. I am sick sick sick. I some how cleaned off my computer cookies and my whole list of Cricut Cartridges is gone.”””” I use it all the time. “don’t order this again–you already have it.””””. I dread having to put it all in again.

  5. Great gift idea!! Looks pretty easy, too.

  6. RachelMarie says:

    Joy, I’ve been looking forward to the blog hop all week. I love personalized thoughtful gifts for teachers to show them how much we appreciate all they do. Your candle is a great idea and so cute. I’m looking forward to see other cute projects!!

  7. creativediva says:

    Joy, this is a great idea. Especially perfect for me to give for the teachers I work with. THanks for the chance to win. Im a new follower.

    creativediva98 at gmail dot com

  8. Awesome hop! As a parent and a part time teachers aide I found so much inspiration! I can’t wait to try some of these out.

  9. wonderful project Joy! this would make a fabulous homeschool project for the kids with Mother’s Day approaching!
    Thanks for sharing!

  10. Super cute project, Joy! I love the gingham paper. This stamp saying is super adorable!!!

  11. what a great idea ni ce and simple

  12. northrose says:

    CUTE idea. Love that pink. Great idea for a blog hop! ๐Ÿ™‚ Janis craftyjanis at live dot com

  13. Greay candle!!

  14. Such a cute idea! The candle looks like it would smell yummy!

  15. Great hop Joy! makes me really miss being on the team! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Enjoy your weekend!

  16. ginyalynn84 says:

    Adorable candle! Would have loved to receive such a pretty gift when I was teaching. I’m so glad I stumbled onto your blog hop on facebook this morning… You creative ladies have gotten my creative wheels turning!!

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  17. what a GREAT project!! looks so easy and is so super adorable!
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  18. This has been a GREAT hop !!! I have gotten so much inspiration on making the Teacher Appreciation Day projects I cannot wait to get started… Love your blog!!!!!
    Karen [email protected]

  19. Great gift idea. Love the dry erase sheets. Def something I need to look into. Love the simplicity but you can personalize each one.

  20. melisaalzammar says:

    What a great idea Joy! I never would have thought about doing that to a candle.

  21. lojoho227 says:

    SO cute! What a great team you have! They are amazingly talented! Thanks for a great hop! and a chance at blog candy! Looking forward to the next inspiation filled hop!

  22. Great idea Joy! I have never seen the dry erase sheets! What a great idea!!

  23. ChelleBelle says:

    Great idea!! I love the criss-crossed pink ribbon on the lid!! Very nice touch Joy!!!!

  24. Great idea!

  25. scmoore48 says:

    Joy, this is great. I did something like this for a shower thank you and everyone loved it.

  26. Thanks for the blog hop! Enjoyed all the projects!

  27. mysweetpaperdreams says:

    Well, I have really enjoyed hopping along !!! I am so inspired by ALL of the projects! WOW-WEE!! New follower on everyone’s blogs. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you for hosting such an incredible hop, really happy I stumbled upon your blog:)

    Tammie ๐Ÿ™‚

  28. Joydee1963 says:

    Hey Joy,hope you are having a great weekend,Great project! Going give this a try!!!!! Joy

  29. comptonhouse says:

    What an easy and cute idea!

  30. Oh my gosh…. I was totally going to do this for one of my DT posts!!!! LOL! I have a SIL who is battling cancer and she loves vanilla candles. I just bought her one last week and I thought this stamp would be the perfect sentiment to add to it! . That is just too funny…. I guess great minds think a like! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Great hop today!!

  31. PCAHeather says:

    Great idea

  32. Michele from MS says:

    What a wonderful idea! There need to be more kid friendly projects because they get such joy from seeing their handy work! I know teachers, especially, would be proud to receive any gift made by the student. Love this quick and easy and inexpensive candle! Thanks for sharing

  33. Michele from MS says:

    Finished the hop and I am so inspired to make gifts now!! Thanks so much for putting this awesome group of ladies together!!

  34. janicesjems says:

    All of these ideas are fantastic! Sometimes teachers may feel a little under appreciated for all of the work they do! I absoultly appreciate them all & look forward to making them little gifts!! Thanks for all the great ideas!!!

  35. lewistruth says:

    I especially love Patty’s pencils!! Great ideas! TFS!

  36. This is so cute–I like the gingham paper and the dry erase tags.

  37. scrapper69 says:

    This is such a CUTE gift idea Joy! i LOVE the fact that a child can do this with little to noooo help from a grown up!
    Also the idea with the dry erase marker is wonderful! ๐Ÿ™‚


  38. Quick & easy idea. ๐Ÿ™‚

  39. Such a cute idea and I like the fact that a child can help makeit. Kathy

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