Monday, September 12, 2011
I'm still a fan of taking some of those more-than-you'll-ever-use coffee mugs and turning them into pencil cups. But if you're one of the few people without spare mugs — or you'd just prefer a different storage solution — I've got some ideas. Let's start with the Nemesis Now 'Bosco' gothic fantasy dragon penpot, available here and numerous other places. Update on Jan. 22, 2013: I'm no longer finding this product.
If you like the Fornasetti style — and don't mind spending $179 for a pencil holder — head on over to Unica Home.
For something much more modestly priced, head over to Etsy and see the papered pencil cups from Monica Marks — a nice use of old tin cans! They're all one of a kind.
Jerry Moon of Jerry's Wood Works sells his pencil cups on Etsy, too. This one is made from English walnut.
And Andrew's Reclaimed is yet another Etsy seller with a nice pencil cup.
The Desktop Tidy Organizer is a combination pencil cup, paper clip holder, and mini magnet board. You could buy it from Animi Causa Boutique or Mocha.
But a pencil holder doesn't have to be a cup; it could also be a wooden hedgehog, from Down to the Wood. Update on Jan. 22, 2013: I'm no longer finding this on the Down to the Wood website.
Or it could be a pencil tree. [via Swissmiss and Ohdeedoh]
Finally, if you're looking for the "bastard lovechild of your office pen holder and the Barbie Party Palace," here's your answer: the Princess Collection Pen Holder. Update on Sept. 8, 2013: I'm no longer finding this product.
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