Introduction: Back to School Style Pencils (or Pens)

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



Step 1: Supplies

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You will need:

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

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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

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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

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



-moonglade (author)2016-08-28

Great idea!!

guitarist3000 (author)2010-10-05

so gonna do this


Lettucehead (author)2009-09-19

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

stephenniall (author)2009-09-07

This is pretty cool ! Rated 3.5 for idea

Gage987 (author)2009-08-19

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

ChrysN (author)2009-08-18

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

conversegirl (author)2009-08-17

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