For the pen holders and other desktop items/containers: cut bright coloured paper to the appropriate size and fix in place before you start, using the scissors and glue.
Whilst the glue is drying, plan your design – we recommend using simple patterns or words in complimentary or co-ordinating colours. Alternatively you can select one of ours from the downloadable templates available.
Once you've finished the pen holder or desktop accessories why not use the same technique to decorate notebooks, ring binders or address books; the possibilities are endless!
Products and materials
- Various cans, cups or other containers – we recommend using recycled or found objects to create that fashionable upcycled effect
- Notebooks with light paper covers
- Bright, colourful paper
- Scissors and glue
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