Here is what I used:
I got all of this at the Dollar Store, so I spent $5.00 on these pictured items, not bad for one gift
lay one stem against the pen, then wrap with the floral tape
be sure to pull the floral tape tightly so that it sticks to the pen
wrap it all the way to the top, be sure to cover the top of the pen,
I wrap the caps so that they look like a complete stem
It's as simple as that!
Teacher's valentines complete!