Don’t limit your back to school crafts to just the kids! Send teachers back to school this fall with something that’s perfect for their desk all year long. A glazed ceramic pot easily transforms into a personalized gift that any teacher will appreciate – especially when filled with fresh flowers.
Glazed ceramic pots
Ceramic paint pens (Porcelaine brand)
Step 1 : Print out your teacher’s name on the computer scaled to fit on the pot.
Step 2 : Gently rub the side of the pencil lead on the back of the printed out name until entirely covered in pencil lead.
Step 3 : Tape name to the pot, pencil lead side down.
Step 4 : Trace around the letters of name with a pencil pressing moderately hard.
Step 5 : Carefully remove paper.
Step 6 : Trace letters with Porcelaine ceramic paint pens. Let dry and set according to package instructions.
Step 7 : Fill with dirt and plant flowers. Water well.
Optional : Replace any “o”’s with an apple or dot an “i” with one!
– Alexandra Hedin
Lifestyle maven Alexandra Hedin has been taking her know-how on cooking, decorating, and being the consummate hostess to the masses following the publication of her book Entertaining at Home. She’s a mom to three small kids and will be documenting the transformation of her new home into an expressions of her style on her blog.