DIY ruler vase

Make a quick ruler vase for that special teacher in your life | full DIY on

Happy hop day!  We took a month off during the summer from our 10 bloggers hop and missed it so much!  Lots of inspiration in one place, can’t beat that! This month’s theme is RULERS, very fitting since school is back in sesh here in hot AZ!  We whipped up this DIY ruler vase and when I […]

50+ back to school ideas and printables!

50+ Back to School ideas | Lot of printables to make your kid's first day back amazing, and gift ideas for their teacher too!

We are so sad school is starting again.  We’ve had a blast this summer checking off things-to-do from our bucket list.  We’ve gone to Cali to hang with friends at the beach, Utah to visit family and enjoy Lagoon, visited many fun food trucks, shaved ice stands, spent hours and hours swimming and slept in […]

DIY mason jar succulent pots

DIY Mason Jar Succulents. Love how easy and cheap these are to make! via @lollyjaneblog

Can you believe we’ve never DIY’d with succulents before? We are brand new to the succulent craze but spied the cutest potted ones put together by Home Depot at the recent SNAP conference and we were motivated to pot our own so, we gave it a go! Without further adieu, here’s our painted mason jars succulent pots, …including free […]

Beary Sweet Teacher Appreciation Valentine

"Beary Sweet" Teacher  Appreciation Valentine   #teacherappreciation

We were challenged by Plaid to come up with a Valentine teacher gift using their awesome assortment of Apple Barrel Craft Paint. We love their paints because of the vast color palette in a variety of bottle sizes, which is a huge plus since we go bigger for our craft nights when we need bulk, (they are […]

Fudge the Calories gift idea

Fudge the calories this season neighbor gift idea! via

As much as we love homemade goodies and cute homemade packaging, sometimes it’s nice to let someone else do the work!!  We found these cute cellophane/cardboard treat bags at the dollar spot in Target.  3/$1, yes please!  We made this little printable to fit inside saying “FUDGE the calories this year, enjoy the season!” with […]

Teacher Appreciation |Free Printable Tag

Free printable teacher appreciation tag from

Happy Thursday!  The end of Teacher Appreciation week is nearing to an end but if you still haven’t shown your child’s teacher some love, here’s a quick and easy Teacher AppreciationvFree Printable Tag that you pair with a ream of paper. Yes, you read that right! Let’s be honest, all teachers want is a gift card, […]

23 teacher appreciation gift ideas


Did you know I used to teach? It’s true… I was a K-6 art teacher.  I loved seeing the creativity from the kids as I watched their talent develop.   I just knew when the last day of school came, I too, would be recognized as one of the special teachers who touched kid’s lives.  My most favorite thing […]

no bake teacher gift ideas

easy teacher gift

Holy smokes!  Tomorrow is my kids last day of school before winter break.  What to get?!  Does this sound familiar??  Oh yah, you know it does!  I do this every first day of school teacher gift, every teacher birthday gift, every teacher Christmas gift, every teacher appreciation gift!  So I called my sis who is […]

Teacher Gift Tags


Depending on where you live, school is coming to a close.  My kids still have another week, but my sister’s kids’ ends today so she came over at 10pm (not a procrastinator at all) to whip up these last minute Teacher Gift Tags!  Good thing Kristi is a printable pro and had pre-designed these tags […]

Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Teacher Appreciation Week gifts Lolly Jane

Next week is the school’s Teacher Appreciate Week.  I don’t think I’ve shared this before, but I’m actually the Vice President of our PSO (Parent Service Organization).  One of the tasks we’re in charge of is Teacher Appreciation Week.  Here is what our committee came up with for 4 days of spoiling the teachers, (the […]

Teacher Appreciation Gifts


I’ve been creating {fresh} ideas for teacher gifts this year… {Teacher Initial Ideas} {Learn.Discover.Create} {Class rules} {These can be fit to any size board, tile, glass frame, etc.} {Can CUSTOMIZE them to YOUR school’s colors} Email me for pricing and together we can come up with a Christmas gift that will leave your child’s teacher […]