Design a colourful pen holder

Let your imagination run wild and add colour to your desk

It’s back to school at last! But let’s not forget that home learning doesn’t stop here – whether it’s homework, preparing presentations or online video lessons. And since learning at home can quickly become dull and boring, we need some ideas that are motivating and fun. So we’ve come up with a number of craft projects to brighten up your everyday routine and increase the fun factor – like these cool DIY pen pots, for example. You’ll need some empty tin cans and paper sleeves to wrap around them (available as templates on our website), which you can colour in to suit your taste. You can see how it’s done in our easy video tutorial. If you’re going for really colourful designs, edding fibre pens are the perfect solution. There are different types of pen available, and such a huge array of colours (including pastels and neon shades) that you’ll be hard-pressed to choose between them!

School and desk
Fibre and felt pens
Paper, carton and cardboard
Easy peasy
Images (ZIP)


Products and materials

Other materials

  • “Pencil box band” template
  • Empty tin cans
  • Double-sided adhesive tape


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