10 Useful Creative DIY Pencil Holder Ideas

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If you use pencils or pens all the time and need a good pencil holder where you can easily find you must to see this 10 useful and creative DIY pencil holder ideas.
You might not pay much attention to this detail but you probably have a few pencils on your desk that you always move from one place to another and always stumble upon.
It’s going to be much easier if you would just have something to store them in and get them out of the way.
We’ve selected a few of the most interesting pencil holder design ideas we could find and hopefully there’s something in there for you too.


Cork Pencil Cup

If you like wine at least save the corks. They can be used for lots of projects, one of which is a pencil holder. It’s easy to make but it requires a lot of corks so you need to collect them first.


Rustic Pencil Holder

This one is a rustic pencil holder that’s been made from a piece of wood. It’s not difficult at all to make a similar one. All you need to do is find a piece that has the right shape and size and simply add a few holes to it.


Pencil Holder From 6 Cork Trivets

To make this one you need 6 cork trivets, a power drill and glue. The first step is to glue the trivets by stacking them one on top of the other. Allow them to dry overnight and then mark the spots where you want the holes for the pencils to go. Drill the holes and it’s all done.


Recycling Bins

This fun set of pencil holders, or storage bins, are shaped like trash and recycling bins, complete with closeable lids and scrolling wheels.


Floppy Disk Pen Holder

It’s a pencil holder made from floppy disks. Since they are no longer used they’ve become nothing but memories. But you can bring them back to life with projects like this one. To make this pencil holder you’ll need 5 floppy disks, a drill, scissors and zip ties.


Phone Book Pencil Holder

Phone Book Pencil Holder is made out of the phone book that’s been cut down to size. You have to separate the pages of the book evenly into 5 sections. Then roll the spine up tightly in the middle and glue a pencil to the spine. Curve the sections, form loops and use binder clips to keep them in place.


Cheese Grater Pencil Holder

Put a new spin on that rusted old cheese grater by turning it into a pencil holder. Mount your old-is-new pencil holder for easy access to your pens and pencils. Now thats handy!


Painted mason jar pencil holder


Toilet paper tube pencil holder