Back to School Striped Mason Jar Teacher Gift

Hi friends.  This summer has just flown by, I can’t believe it’s already back to school time!  Fall is just around the corner.

I love to have my two boys greet their new teachers for the year on the first day of school with a little gift to say hello and I’m so glad to be in your class.  This Back to School Striped Mason Jar Teacher Gift is sure to be a hit on the first day.  Not only is it cute, it’s functional too.  The teacher can use it for organization for all their favorite supplies.

Back to School Striped Mason Jar Teacher GiftSupplies:

– mason jars
– DecoArt Americana home decor chalky finish paint (everlasting white, romance red, delicate yellow, legacy blue)
– DecoArt Americana créme wax
– clean soft white cloth
– foam brushes
– painters tape
– sandpaper (optional)

I am not showing a step by step tutorial today, but there is a full tutorial on how to make these super fun striped mason jars HERE on my blog.  Feel free to head over and see how easy they are to make.

I love how easy these jars are to make with my DecoArt Americana home decor chalky finish paints.

Back-to-School-Striped-Mason-Jar-Teacher-GiftI chose to stick with a color palette that reminded me of school so I chose primary colors.  My youngest son is headed off to first grade this year so it is a perfect color combo for his teacher.

Back-to-School-Striped-Mason-Jar-Teacher-GiftOnce you have all your cute Back to School Striped Mason Jars painted it’s time to fill them with a few cute supplies.

You have a few choices.  You can fill them with office supplies,  individually wrapped candies for the teacher to snack on, or some $5 gift cards to places like Sonic – Starbucks – or Target.





Back-to-School-Striped-Mason-Jar-Teacher-GiftWrap each jar with a simple piece of jute twine or ribbon and add a tag and you are all set to greet the new teacher on the first day.

Back-to-School-Striped-Mason-Jar-Teacher-GiftLove these striped mason jars?  Be sure to check out my Spring Inspired Striped Jars.


Here are a couple of other things to inspire you for back to school prep.

Back-To-School-Teacher-Gift-The-Crafted-SparrowBack to School Teacher Gift

Back to School Mantle

Rebecca @ The Crafted Sparrow
I'm Rebecca. I'm a stay at home mom raising two crazy boys. You can find me over at The Crafted Sparrow where I document the things I love and create - from crafts & DIY projects, home entertaining, to the occasional recipe. It is truly my passion to help others to feel inspired to create!
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  1. These are so cute and so fun. It would make any teacher happy to look at those every day.


  1. […] Paint some stripes on a mason jar then add in a fun Christmas gift. Choose any color your teacher loves for a fun personalized gift that they will remember. Click here to see how to get the stripes on your jars. […]

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