Monday, November 8, 2010
Looking for a pencil cup that's a bit out of the ordinary? Don't want to simply use a spare coffee mug? For a green approach, take a look at these pen holders made from recycled plastic.
And another eco-friendy option are these pencil cups made from coconuts! Update on Jan. 22, 2012: The company making these has ceased production.
Digoto makes pencil jars from reclaimed trees - trees cut by the city. Update on Jan. 22, 2013: The site selling these doesn't have any now; it's not clear what will be sold in the future.
This pencil cup from Match pewter was handmade by artisans in the north of Italy.
And this soapstone pencil cup comes from Kenya.
Dog lovers might enjoy this Dog Words Pencil Holder Can - one of a number of such cans by Making Time TC. Update on Sept. 8, 2013: This specific pencil holder can has sold, but there are still many others to choose from.
Dorothy Domingo has a couple of turquoise pencil cups. Update on Jan. 22, 2013: Dorothy Domingo is no longer selling pencil cups.
And finally, Tanya Besedina has some stunning organizers for brushes, pens and pencils.
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