Introduction: Colourful Hexagonal Pen Holder From Paper

In this instructable we will see how to make a colourful Hexagonal Paper Box which you can keep on your desk top. This attractive box can be used to keep your pens, pencils and other stationary items

Step 1: Cut Paper

  • Take six pieces of A4 or any size paper in six different colors
  • Cut a square shape to the maximum size you can get from the papers.
  • Keep the small pieces cut out from the papers which we will use to insert the folds

Step 2: Fold Paper

  • Take one square piece of paper and fold it diagonally on both sides and make crease
  • Then fold it in half on both sides and then in quartes
  • Open the folded paper and fold four corners to triangles as shown
  • Fold the triangle portions inside and then fold it in half.

Now your piece of paper will look like this in the last picture

Step 3: Cut Insert

  • Remember we have kept the cut smaller pieces with all papers
  • Take one different colored one than the folded paper
  • Measure to one side of the rectangle as shown and cut paper
  • Insert the cut portion inside the triangled opening

Now our folded paper will look like one in the last picture

Step 4: Insert One End to Other

  • We have four folds in quarters, that is you can see four sides, two at the back, one with inserted paper and one without paper in front
  • Insert the portion with the paper piece inside the triangle of opposite side
  • Press the portion inside to make a triangle shape

Make six pieces like this from all cut papers

Step 5: Glue Them Together

  • Take two of prepared pieces and apply glue on one surface at back
  • Attach another piece with the glued surface, so that the square inserts are visible on outside

Glue all pieces together one by one and you will have the completed piece as seen in last picture

Step 6: Measure Bottom Piece

  • Now we need to close one side so that we can use it for keeping pen and other items in it
  • Place the completed piece on a card stock and mark outline and cut the shape from card stock

Step 7: Stick Bottom With Glue

  • Apply glue on bottom side edges and place the cut shape on top
  • Allow the glue to dry and we have our finished Pen Holder

Keep your pen and other stationary items in this attractive box on your desktop

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