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DIY Teacher Mug & End of Year Gift Ideas

8:24 PM

Every year, I like to get a little something for my daughter's teacher as a thank you. Every time, it's something different. Last year it was a reusable tumbler that came with a lid and straw and filled it with chocolates and a Dunkin' Donuts gift card. This year, I thought that we'd get a little more creative!



This idea came to mind when I was in the store looking at cups and thought of how great it would be to decorate one. There are so many ways to do it, but I left it up to my daughter and she designed it. This was a super simple craft that didn't take long and didn't cost a lot.


What you'll need:


  • Plain Coffee Mug
  • Paint Pen


Instructions: 

First, start off with cleaning the mug and making sure it's dry and then choose which color you would like to use. I had a gold and a black. My daughter chose gold. Then, simply decorate the mug and let dry!


Quick Note: Make sure the the mug is hand washed!




We plan on adding a gift card to either Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts inside. I haven't decided yet on whether or not to make a gift basket and put this inside. I'll just have to find the time!


Here are some other great ideas!

  • DIY Wreath
  • Picture Frame
  • Manicure in a Jar (Mason jars work great!)
  • Framed Poem
  • Flowers (DIY paper flowers will last forever!)
  • Gift Card
  • A Plant
  • Sweet Treats
  • Beach Accessories


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9 comments

  1. This is such a cute idea! I bet the teachers love recieving these!

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  2. This is a cute idea that I'm sure her teacher will love! Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday!

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    1. Thanks, Amanda! I love linking up every week!

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  3. I love these! They would be a cute Mothers Day gift too! Pinning, thanks for sharing!

    Visiting from the Best Recipes DIY link party.

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  4. Great idea! I love personalized gifts.Thank you so much for sharing at Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop!

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  5. These are so cute! The possibilities are endless on designs you could do!

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  6. Gorgeous!! Thanks so much for joining us for Idea Box. I hope you link up with us again this week!! Party is live tomorrow morning. xo clem

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