DIY: A Green Valentine for a Loved Teacher

DIY: A Green Valentine for a Loved Teacher

Valentines Day is all about love, specially the bond of love between a kid and his/her teacher and nothing is more valuable than a handmade gift for your child’s favorite teacher.

What you will need

Just go around your house and find these things.

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  • A tetra pack (10 cm height, length and breadth 7 cm ), it’s better if length and breadth are same)
  • A piece of fabric (7*4 (length + Breadth ) + 2cm = 30cm, 10 cm + 2cm (for bottom) + 2cm (for top) = 14cm
  • Glue gun or any adhesive
  • Few pearls and a
  • jute twine

Steps

1. Cut open the tetra pack, clean it, and let it dry.

2. Stick 1cm (like a hem) of fabric on the top, bottom and one side with glue.

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3. Stick the fabric around the tetra pack. Stick the top and bottom too as neatly as you can.

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4. Cut two hearts out of the remaining part of the tetra pack.

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5. Wrap jute twine around the hearts, leaving 3/4th cm from top. Make a knot and insert pearls or buttons at the end and secure them by tying a small knot. Now tie the heart around the pack.

Source your teacher’s favorite plant or a succulent and place it in the container you just created.

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Tetra packs are water resistant, hence making it a wonderful option for a planter. Plants make a wonderful git as they not only enhance the beauty of a home, but also become part of a beautiful memory.

Think Green, Recycle and Upcycle even when you are looking for gifting options! These are the gifts that will be treasured and cherished the most!

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