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Pens, pens lots of PENS!!!
I had some colouring pencils that were a bit rubbish, but I didn't wanna throw them out so I came up with this idea...

Cover an old glass jar with them! I had scissors, pens etc with nowhere to go, so I now keep them in one place :)

Posted by Disnerd85 from Bedford, England, United Kingdom • Published See Disnerd85's 20 projects »
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  • How to recycle a pencil box. Funky Stationary Holder - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure around your glass jar with a piece of paper or thin card. When it overlaps, cut off the excess.

  • How to recycle a pencil box. Funky Stationary Holder - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lay all your pencils out and decide on how you want your holder to look.

  • Step 3

    Sharpen all your pencils so that they're all the same length. This can take ages!!

  • How to recycle a pencil box. Funky Stationary Holder - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue the pencils onto your paper or card. Do this until all of it is covered with pencils.

  • How to recycle a pencil box. Funky Stationary Holder - Step 5
    Step 5

    Stick the paper or card onto your glass jar paper side down.
    Now fill it with all your loose pens etc. You could also use it to store other things like combs, hair accessories, paintbrushes...

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misterjosh
misterjosh · Atlanta, Georgia, US · 5 projects
turn upside down and swiiiiirl away! (before putting stuff in the cup)
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eccemullier
eccemullier · Mexico City, Federal District, MX · 95 projects
super cool idea, I really love anything related to stationary stuff and this one is really original =D
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Lisa
Lisa · Groningen, Groningen, NL · 22 projects
Great idea o.o I'll definitely make this, my stationary holder is so boring
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Boo_its_Brittany
Boo_its_Brittany · Long Beach, California, US · 182 projects
Thats so rad Happy!
Such a cute idea.
<3!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Woah! this is cool and funny the inside out, great, thats really lol and i think i will make one someday. thanks for the tute!
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rachel.
rachel. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 9 projects
It looks really cool with the pencils on the outside!! =D



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