Ginger Snap Crafts: tutorial {DIY pencil & pen holders}
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

tutorial {DIY pencil & pen holders}

diy pen and pencil holders
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In my post yesterday did you notice my cute pencil holder??

diy pencil cup

I think it turned out sooooo cute! 
Annnd best of all it was super easy & CHEAP to make!
supplies for pencil cup_thumb[1]

Supplies:  Elmer’s Spray Adhesive, empty & CLEAN tin cans
ruler & paper cutter, scrapbook paper, chalkboard vinyl
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First cut your scrapbook paper the same height as your can.
Then spray the spray adhesive to the back.  (I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this stuff!)
Then wrap your scrapbook paper around your can.
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Then apply your chalkboard vinyl labels.
(For more detailed instructions on how to apply vinyl lettering click
here.)
Then you can use a chalk marker to write the words pencils & pens.  That’s it!
make your own pencil cup

I think it looks sooooo nice with my fancy new X-ACTO Spira pencil sharpener.
(Remember you can click the ad in my sidebar for a $3.00 off coupon!)
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6 comments:

  1. Love it, Ginger! I thought about using tin cans for my pencils and pens but only had 1 available! I am going to have to remember to save them next time!

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  2. Such a cute project! And with those chalkboard labels on them, they'd make great party table numbers, too. :-)

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  3. So much fun! I recently spray painted some tin cans for pens & pencils but I do like the fun paper - so many options. Great job!

    - sara @ applestonedrive.blogspot.com

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  4. Oh, now this is something we could SO use around here! Thanks for sharing the how-to!

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  5. Oh, that is so cute! Every time I recycle those cans, I think about doing something like this!!!

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