DIY Pencil Vase: An Adorable Back To School Gift Idea (VIDEO)

Back to school season has hit and Pinterest is full of adorable back to school gift ideas that moms are pinning like crazy! When I saw the homemade pencil vase making the rounds, I just knew I had to try it. It seemed simple enough and what I really loved about it is that it's relevant all year long. It could be a fun welcome back gift or I could save it for Teacher Appreciation Week or even the holiday season!

Now onto our DIY tutorial!


The idea is simple. Just collect the following materials:

  • Hot Glue Gun
  • 4 Packs of Colored Pencils
  • A vase or recycled glass jar
  • Flowers

And then you just glue the pencils in place around the jar one by one! But this easy-looking craft too good to be true?

Watch this video and find out if it was a Pinterest fail or a Pinterest win!:

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Would your child's teacher enjoy this adorable back to school gift?

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