When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say,
"I used everything You gave me."
~Erma Bombeck

May 31, 2011

This year's teacher gifts... handmade, only not by me!

When it comes to giving teacher gifts, I prefer to go handmade. This way, the gift is original and from the heart. I usually have the girls do some investigating into each of their teacher's favorite colors and go from there.

Years past I have made chalkboard flower pots like this one tutorial found here...

... or given hand painted marble magnets in their favorite color like these in my Etsy shop...

...or making a cute clipboard like this one (sorry no tututorial).

But this year, since I am tired and worn out from working on my latest creation right now...

...I resorted to Etsy and look what I found...

They are the cutest bottle cap key chains and I purchased them from an Etsy shop owned by a fellow Texan. If you are interested in buying one of these adorable key chains or another super cute bottle cap item such as a necklace, bracelet, earrings or purse charm, go visit the Bling is My Thing Etsy shop. Katie provided a quality product at a reasonable price and with super quick shipping. I love them and I'm sure the girls' teachers will too!


  1. I LOVE everything! Those are wonderful teacher gifts, and the keychains are too cute!

    Your clothespin magnets are also really cute. I have some of those, remember?!!

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