Creative Reuse 2008: Simple Pen Holders

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Brian was looking for a way to store all of his markers and color pencils, but he didn't want to "buy something generic or spend a lot of money." So he made these striking holders out of various bits of paper and/or cardboard and binder clips.

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Object(s): Scrap paper, paper cups, toilet paper rolls or anything you can fold in to a tube. And binder clips.
Project: Custom pen holders
Instructions: All you do is take a piece of paper, roll it in to a cylinder, fold up the end and clip. Place another clip at the top as the hook. You can also use paper cups, toilet paper rolls or anything you can fold in to a tube. It looks fabulous, its totally customizable and its better then buying some plastic thing that will end up in a landfill.

(Thanks, Brian!)