Welcome to Crafts corner! Make a pen stand at home.

Here you will learn how to use things around the house to build creative projects. This reuse of scrap material to make something of more value is called ‘upcyling’.

Yes, you can make a pen stand for yourself in your own home.

Make a pen stand at home

 

Things you need:

  1. One box
  2. Gift wrapping paper
  3. Cardboard or thermocol
  4. Sticky tape, 2 different colours

Make a pen stand at home

Steps to make pen stand:

1. Cut the cardboard or thermocol such that it fits inside the box. Cut two pieces of the cardboard, one that fits into the box and the other that fits between the box and the first piece.

Make a pen stand at home

2. Cut the gift wrapping paper in the size of the box, such that it can be wrapped around the box. Take care to leave some extra gift wrapping paper on all sides.

Make a pen stand at home

 

3. Wrap the gift wrapping paper around the box. Using the sticky tape, tape the wrapping paper to the box on one side.

Make a pen stand at home

4. Wrap the box entirely with the gift wrapping paper and tape it.

Make a pen stand at home

5. Wrap the underside and tape it.

Make a pen stand at home

6. Fold the wrapping paper on the inside of the box and tape it to the inside.

Make a pen stand at home

7. Now wrap both pieces of cardboard or thermocol with the gift wrapping paper.

Make a pen stand at home

8. Now slide both pieces of the cardboard or thermocol into the box.

Make a pen stand at home

9. Now use a coloured sticky tape to tape the seam of the gift wrapping paper. Use the second coloured sticky tape to make two lines perpendicular to the first sticky tape.

Make a pen stand at home

And your pen stand is ready!

Make a pen stand at home

Don’t forget to send us photographs of your pen stand creation!

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