Pencil/Pen Holder

Pencil/Pen Holder

This 100% recycled pencil and pen organizer is perfect for organizing your office items on top of your desk. With a few cardboard tubes you can make this pencil holder with ease in no time.

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What you will need:

  • 1 or 2 paper towel tubes
  • 1 toilet paper tube
  • Scissors
  • Rubber cement or glue
  • Cardboard piece
  • Magazines for design


  1. Collect empty cardboard tubes from paper towels and toilet paper.
  2. Cut long tubes to desired height. Glue tubes together with glue. Attach a base by tracing shape of glued tubes along a cardboard piece. Cut along trace and glue to bottom on holder. Let dry overnight.
  3. Decorate as desired. Cut magazine images into small pieces and glue throughout holder.
  4. Enjoy your new pencil/pen holder!


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