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.
Discover how easy it is to dress up all of your pens and pencils by using alphabet beads and wire
This tutorial teaches you how to use silk flowers to make fancy pens and pencils you will love to use.
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.
Learn how you can make a fun pencil or crayon pot using crayon wrappers and decoupage techniques.
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.
Watch this how-to video and you will get ideas and be inspired to decorate your own pencil case.
A visitor named Nithya shares directions for creating a container for pens or crayons using a craft foam beverage holder.
These instructions explain how you can give your school pencils some personality using feathers and wiggle eyes.
Jackie Burrell, the About.com Guide to Young Adults, shares how to make a fashionable pencil holder using a can and photos.
You can dress up your pencils, and even your pens, for Halloween using a pom-pom and some felt.