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How to Make and Decorate Pens and Pencil Holders

Creative Ways to Personalize Your Pens and Pencil Holders

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Learn how you can personalize and decorate your pens and pencils and how to make fancy containers to hold those pens and pencils. These are fun for back-to-school or to use in the office. If you come up with your own decorated pen, pencil, or pencil holder craft, make sure you submit it to be published here.

Beaded Pen and Pencil Wraps

Beaded Pen and Pencil Wraps
Discover how easy it is to dress up all of your pens and pencils by using alphabet beads and wire

Blooming Pens

Blooming Pens
This tutorial teaches you how to use silk flowers to make fancy pens and pencils you will love to use.

Craft Stick Pencil Holder

Craft Stick Pencil Holder
You can use a handful of craft sticks and a tin can or toilet paper roll to craft a container you can use to hold pens or pencils.

Crayon Wrapper Pot

Crayon Wrapper Pot
Learn how you can make a fun pencil or crayon pot using crayon wrappers and decoupage techniques.

Dangling Bead Pencil

Dangling Bead Pencil
You can personalize your pencils by embellishing them with string of beads. Try to find special beads that represent your interests, like beads shaped like sports balls.

Decorate a Pencil Case How-To Video

Decorate a Pencil Case How-To Video
Watch this how-to video and you will get ideas and be inspired to decorate your own pencil case.

Decorative Pen Holder

Decorative Pen Holder
A visitor named Nithya shares directions for creating a container for pens or crayons using a craft foam beverage holder.

Feather Face Pencil

Feather Face Pencil
These instructions explain how you can give your school pencils some personality using feathers and wiggle eyes.

Film Strip Pencil Cup

Film Strip Pencil Cup
Jackie Burrell, the About.com Guide to Young Adults, shares how to make a fashionable pencil holder using a can and photos.

Jack-O-Lantern Pencil Topper

Jack-O-Lantern Pencil Topper
You can dress up your pencils, and even your pens, for Halloween using a pom-pom and some felt.
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