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FANCY PEN TUTORIAL

Posted by Joanne N. Published See Joanne N.'s 6 projects »
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  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 1
    Step 1

    take about a 6-8" strip of japanese masking tape and cut it in half lengthwise ( I find it easier to work with a thinner strip)

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 2
    Step 2

    begin wrapping the pen with the tape diagonally, making sure none of the pen is showing. if it gets lumpy just smooth it over--the tape is pretty pliable and forgiving (and looks just fine with a few lumps)

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 3
    Step 3

    continue wrapping (cut more strip is you need to) until entire pen is covered

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 4
    Step 4

    after your pen is wrapped, it's time to work on your dangling charm (or for a quick and easy pen, feel free to use an already made one from a cell phone strap or broken bracelet)

    use your eye pin to create links / connectors on your beads

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 5
    Step 5

    continue making beads with connectors until you have enough for your desired length

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 6
    Step 6

    link them together with jump rings

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 7
    Step 7

    after you've made your charm the length you want it to be, tack it on to the pom pom with clear thread (monofilament) don't worry how you do it, it won't show.

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Fancy Pen - Step 8
    Step 8

    use a hot glue gun (high temperature) to glue the pom pom onto the top of the pen

    FINISHED!!!

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Aro Sh
Aro Sh · London, GB · 2 projects
wahh its sooo CUTE <3
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Sweetz
Sweetz
cool!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
awesome, and what a nice idea to give away as a small present, love it, and like the style;-D
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Boo_its_Brittany
Boo_its_Brittany · Long Beach, California, US · 182 projects
Sooooo cute :3!
<3!
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