Back to School Style Pencils (or Pens)

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Introduction: Back to School Style Pencils (or Pens)

My mom used to make these all the time when she was my age! They give your pencils (or pens) a funky finish!

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Step 1: Supplies

You will need:

String
Pencil or pen
As many colors of string as you wish
Glue gun
And about 30-45 minutes of your time

Step 2: The String

On the end of your pencil (A.K.A. right above the eraser) wrap the string around your pencil. I did mine in thirds.

Step 3: Glue Gun

Once you're done, take the glue gun (make sure its warmed up) and put a teeny weensy drop of glue on the end of the rope, as it shows in the picture

Step 4: Finish It Off

Just wrap around you're string in the colors of the rainbow and do the glue gun step again.

AND YOU'RE DONE!

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Cool! I did this with my pen, but with striped paper. You should try it!

This is pretty cool ! Rated 3.5 for idea

another cool thing to do is to take pens with the cap that has like a dent at the top and hot glue strings there

This is a great way to decorate your pens/pencils, nicely done.

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