Let’s get in the mood for crafting with some of the best DIY pencil holders I could find! We all love a nice clean and organized workspace or play area, right?! And there’s nothing better than making something that you’ll use daily. So, make yourself an awesome pencil organizer that will clean up all that clutter on your desktop. Find a style you’re inspired by and let’s get started!
DIY projects aren’t the only thing that my household loves. I also love to find fun and new activities to do as a family. Check out these free printables that I have been working on. They are easy to download, free… and will keep you and the kids entertained for hours!
Here are the tutorials I found:
Rustic DIY Painted Mason Jars
Source: The Sweetest Digs
Mason jars can be the base for a whole variety of crafts because of how easily they can be decorated! Turn them into some cute pencil holders that you and your kids can use once the school year starts. If you’re going for that chalk paint, farmhouse vibe, these are going to look amazing on your desk at home! Save this tutorial for your next craft night!
DIY Pencil Holder From Empty Tin Cans
Source: Grillo Designs
If you’re looking for some cheap pencil holders that you can make with things you already have… this tutorial is it! They’re made out of tin cans and decorated with simple but modern patterns to give them some pop. Plus, you can easily switch up the pattern or colors to match the aesthetic of your desk or workspace!
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Back To School Kids Pencil Holder
Source: Crafts by Courtney
Going back to school can be tough, both for parents and kids… or maybe just the kids lol. Putting together a lovely pencil holder is the perfect way to get into that back to school mood. Following these five steps you will have a fun filled afternoon and it would also make a great gift for their teacher!
DIY Ruler Pencil Holder
Source: Anika’s DIY Life
This is a creative tutorial unlike any you’ve seen! It shows you how to make simple pencil cup out of rulers. It’s a quick and easy project that you’ll enjoy making with the kids. Plus, look how cute that would look on their desk!
DIY Paper Roll Pencil Cups
Source: Giggles Galore
Toilet paper rolls are something we all have at home, so here’s a great tutorial that won’t cost you much. Make a paper roll pencil cup that will look beautiful on your kid’s homework station. Plus, you can choose any colors you want to really make your style!
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Make a Modern Wall Hanging Pen Holder
If your kid’s desk gets a bit crowded, it may be the time for a hanging pen holder! This modern holder hangs off the wall and looks super modern. You can even take it off the wall and put it back on the desk… Plus, you could make this with scrap wood and have the kids paint it themselves!
Leftover Tile DIY Pencil Organizer
Source: Hip 2 Save
Remodelling a house always results in some leftover tiles that you stash away, never to be seen! Let’s repurpose those tiles and make a pencil holder! You can use it as a gift for a teacher or a planter box. Isn’t that wonderful?
How to Make an Easy Crayon Organizer
Source: The Gracious Wife
All kids love crayons but don’t enjoy the clean-up once they are done using them… or at least mine never tend to. Now, they don’t have to worry about that with this easy organizer! It’s made out of leftover wood and it’s super easy to make. Plus, it can be used for all sorts of school supplies!
DIY Duck Tape Pencil Organizer
Source: The Penny Wise Mama
Art supplies can make a mess if you don’t have a nice place to put and organize them…. trust me, the craft table can get out of hand in a second! These pencil holders can help you organize all that mess. They’re made using old food cans and duck tape. If you were looking for an easy and time-saving pencil holder craft, this one’s it! So, gather the supplies and get down to work!
DIY Desk Organizer with Painted Brass
Source: Houseful of Handmade
Don’t buy a pencil holder or desk organizer when you can make minimalistic ones like this. This one has three different cups to holder your different pens/pencils and has a little spot for sticky notes! So, grab a glue gun, check this tutorial, and get to crafting!
DIY Pencil Shaped Pencil Holder
Source: Jaime Costiglio
A pencil-shaped pencil holder?! Too cute! With the new school year fast approaching, crafting with your kids is both fun and practical. This year, avoid the organizing scramble that hits and follow this tutorial to create the absolute best pencil holder out there
Homemade Painted Pencil Holders
Source: Inspired By Charm
If you work from home, you might want to add some organization to your desk setup. I know my desk starts to get crazy by Tuesday afternoon! This tutorial shows you how to make these expensive-looking marker holders for cheap. If you have the right power tools, you’ll be able to make them this weekend!
Back To School Organizer
Source: Lovely Indeed
Are you looking for a pencil holder that will make a huge difference on your desk? You are in the right place! You’ll need about an hour to make this wonderful organizer. It’s divided into three parts, so you can store all your desk top clutter in there!
Make a Striped & Painted Clay Pot Pencil Holder
Source: By Brittany Goldwyn
If you’ve been on the hunt for a minimalistic pencil holder that will instantly transform your desk, here it is! It’s super cheap since it’s just made out of a painted flower pot! If you love a good DIY project, this one is for you!
Minimal Rattan DIY Pen Holders
Source: Your DIY Family
Do you like your desk nice and organized? This rattan DIY pen holder will only make it better! Rattan has been a huge trend for a while now and if you still haven’t joined the fun, this tutorial is the perfect opportunity! They look amazing when they’re complete!
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Make Your Own Colored Pencil Holder
Source: The Idea Room
Don’t you hate organizing your kid’s crayons or colored pencils every day? Now, you can say goodbye to the hassle with this quick and easy craft. Grab your drill, follow this tutorial and have the kids help you with the painting once all the power tools are put away!
DIY Bookworm Paper Roll Pencil Holder
Source: Easy Peasy & Fun
If you’re looking for some ideas on what to do with those toilet paper rolls… you could turn them into a cute bookworm pencil holder! This would be a great craft to make with the kids since you don’t need any special tools, just your basic craft supplies. So grab that pile of construction paper you have and get to crafting!
DIY Metal Pencil Organizer
Source: Love Create Celebrate
Need a modern pencil holder for your own desk?! If so, this tutorial shows you exactly how to make your own out of repurposed metal! So, grab some black spray paint, wood stain, and check out the tutorial to build yours this weekend!
DIY Cardboard Rainbow Pencil Caddy
Source: Hello Wonderful
Make your kid’s desk even more colorful with this wonderful rainbow pencil holder! The best part of this fun tutorial is that it’s super cheap since it’s make from old cardboard boxes. You’re not only organizing your kids desk but recycling at the same time. Love it!
Pencil Holder Teachers Gift
Source: Liz On Call
If you’re looking for a cute little gift for Teacher Appreciation Day, you are in the right place! This tutorial shows you how to make the perfect gift for your beloved teacher. Using some tin cans and the free printable template, to create this wonderful no.2 pencil holder!
Now that you have a few ideas to inspire your craft night, grab your supplies, put on some tunes, and get to work! If you’re letting your pencil holders dry or you have finished your masterpiece and are looking for some free organization printables, I got you covered! Check out the ones I have been working on below…
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