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Succulent Planter Gift


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Succulent Planter Gift - finished planterThe school year is coming to an end. This is a nice gift for a teacher, neighbor, co-worker, friend, or anyone special. It is homemade and inexpensive.

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This project cost about $1.21 if I were to make 4 (made 3) with items I already had at home.

Total Time: 1 hour

Supplies:

Succulent Planter Gift - collage of supplies
 

Steps:

  1. For this project, I used the wide pint jars by the brand Ball (purchased from Target.)
  2. Fill about half with soil.
  3. Succulent Planter Gift - wide mouth mason jar
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - jar half filled with soil
     
  4. Get some succulents from your yard (preferably with roots). Plant in the jar.
  5. Succulent Planter Gift - succulent plants
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - plants
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - hand holding a succulent dug from garden
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - succulent planted in the jar
     
  6. Fill up with soil.
  7. Succulent Planter Gift - jars with different plants
     
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  8. I used wide burlap I had bought during Christmas and cut into 3 pieces as an accent. I dabbed a little hot glue on the jar to secure the burlap down and used twine to tie a bow.
  9. Succulent Planter Gift - burlap strips for decorating the jars
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - dab of glue
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - one end glued to jar
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - strip wrapped and glued
     
    Succulent Planter Gift
     
  10. I wrote, with a Sharpie, on a clothespin each teacher and teacher assistant's name (made 3 in total).
  11. Succulent Planter Gift - write recipient's name on clothespin
     
  12. Secured with a little note card. I used this background https://www.burlapandblue.com/2016/04/15/watercolor-flowers-free-printables/ and edited to write a custom message then printed out, cut. Attached gift card and note to the planter. Ready to gift!
  13. Succulent Planter Gift - clothespin holding on note, closeup
     
    Succulent Planter Gift - clip note on jar with a clothespin
     
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June 19, 20181 found this helpful

A lovely gift with a sweet message!

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June 20, 20181 found this helpful

Thank you! This would be perfect for all sorts of occasions :)

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June 19, 20181 found this helpful

I love this! I wish I had this last year to give to a mentor....she would have appreciated it! Thanks for sharing!!!

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June 20, 20181 found this helpful

Aw that would make a great gift. :)

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June 22, 20210 found this helpful

A succulent will not do well in a jar.

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