Miniature landscape pencil holder

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How to make a paper miniature pencil holder from a piece of cardboard, 2 toilet paper rolls, paper mache, copper wiring, rope and some paint.
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Step 1:

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- Cut one quarter off a toilet paper roll.
- Glue with hot glue the 3 pieces of toilet paper rolls on a piece of cardboard.
- Cut the base into a nice shape.

Step 2:

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- Cut up some news paper in to small pieces of paper and glue this, with walpaper glue on the toilet paper rolls.

- Cut thepieces of news paper in to smaller pieces of paper. Put the small piece of paper in a container and mix it up with water (you    can also do this with a blender). When you have a past of water and paper you can put some wallpaper powder in the mixture and stir this for a minute. Now you have a nice mixture to put on your pencil holder.

Note: This is not the best way to do it. I was just testing out some new things. This mixture takes about 4 to 5 days to completely dry and the past runs down. 

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- Paint the pencil holder with a dark grey and let it dry.
- Than with a sponge and some light gray (almost with) dot the paint on the pencil holder.
- Paint the inside of the pencil holder black.

You are finish with the first part.

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It’s time to make your tree.

- Get some old copper wiring and strip it.
- Get a small piece of copper, from about 45mm long.
- Wrap the copper wiring around the small piece of copper.
- On the end are 2 wires, put more copper wiring on the piece and make a third branch.
- With some 20mm and 40mm long copper wires I was playing around until I had the right look.
- When you have the right look, solder the joins together.
- Paint the tree in a brown color.
What a great idea! I love it!!
Brilliant and unique idea!
Agentfern1 year ago
Yes! Thank you! Now I know how to make leaves on tiny trees :D
Great Project!
That's fair genius I'd say. Well done on the tree greenery! And I love the idea. I'm thinking I may have to make a full desk organizer like this now. It's simply irresistible! Cudos!
kmac11 year ago
This is sweet. I like your whole concept. Thanks!
xd12c kmac11 year ago
Could you add a "bottom" to some paper towel tubes and cut them a bit lower? Then use a plastic cup to put an actual plant in?
misko131 year ago
What a great idea!
I'm in love with models/dioramas and you made a functional use for them.
Thanks for sharing ;D

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