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a cardboard box..somewhere in Australia, , Australia
2007
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Everyone loves pencils.

A fun way to recycle all those pencils that are to short to be usable.

Instructions

  1. How to make a recycled keyring. Pencil Keychain - Step 1 1

    First you need a bit of old pencil (colored is pretty) that can be any size depending on your taste. If you don't have an old bit you can chop a bit off a normal sized pencil and sharpen the edge.

  2. How to make a recycled keyring. Pencil Keychain - Step 2 2

    Now you need to create a little hole in the pencil lead at the top. You can use a needle or pin and just keep scraping.

  3. How to make a recycled keyring. Pencil Keychain - Step 3 3

    Now you need a little piece of wire with a hook at the end. Sorry that the picture is so small but it looks like a number 9 made of wire.

  4. How to make a recycled keyring. Pencil Keychain - Step 4 4

    Super glue the wire into the hole you created previously.




  5. How to make a recycled keyring. Pencil Keychain - Step 5 5

    While the glue is drying you can make the key chain part. I used a chain but you can use string, ribbon, beads, buttons or anything you can think of.

  6. How to make a recycled keyring. Pencil Keychain - Step 6 6

    Use a link to join the key chain to the loop of wire, which by now is stuck inside the pencil.

  7. 7

    There you have it, a pencil key chain!
    If you want you can make a necklace, m a pencil charm bracelet in different colors, maybe even earrings. The possibilities are endless :)

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RAWRZ
RAWRZ · US · 20 projects

"Did you stab cullen with a pencil- or what?" xD Your icon and this made me think of that x3 Good job I'll remember this especially since I always use up my pencils.

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Lovette'sz-xoxo
Lovette'sz-xoxo · 15 projects

i loveee thiiss
i always waste money at dollorama trynna but these!

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JesJesBaby
JesJesBaby · CA

<3

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Crafter Monkey
Crafter Monkey · Bolton, England, GB · 6 projects

really cool idea, I'm always finding myself needing a pencil for something or other so a great emergency pencil too. xx

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MIHO
MIHO · In the LEMONed Mobile, Belgium · 28 projects

Very nice! Great idea~

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Grace D
Grace D · GB · 83 projects

DEFOO heading to Ikea :D

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TL H.
TL H. · Toronto, Ontario, CA · 3 projects

Great use for those occasional IKEA pencils that make their way home with you!

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Shivi
Shivi · AU · 14 projects

Cool project Kati- I'm gonna make some in pretty colours to attach to my new schoolbag(I'd better get a new school bag first!)

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Janet
Janet · AB, Canada, AB, Canada · 2 projects

I am going to try to make earrings and a necklace

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Janet
Janet · AB, Canada, AB, Canada · 2 projects

Sweet

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