DIY: Turn Waste into a Unique Pen Stand with Plastic Bottles

Are you tired of searching for your pens and pencils Stand every time you need to write something? If so, this DIY project is perfect for you. With just one plastic bottle and some yellow paper, you can create a stylish and functional pen stand that will keep your writing instruments organized and within reach.

Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 plastic bottle
  • Scissors or a cutting tool
  • A ruler or a straight edge
  • Glue or a hot glue gun
  • Yellow paper
  • Decorative elements of your choice (such as stickers, markers, etc.)


  1. Clean and dry the plastic bottle.
  2. Cut the bottle into two pieces, one shorter and one longer, using a cutting tool or scissors.
  3. Take the shorter piece and use a ruler or a straight edge to make a straight cut down the centre of the bottle from top to bottom.
  4. Repeat the same step for the longer piece.
  5. Cut out strips of yellow paper and wrap them around the shorter cut piece, covering it completely. Glue the paper into the bottle.
  6. Repeat the same process for the longer cut piece.
  7. Take the shorter cut piece and apply glue along the cut edge.
  8. Place the longer cut piece against the glued edge, forming a V-shape. Hold the pieces together until the glue dries.
  9. Decorate the holder as desired. You can add stickers or write on them with markers.
  10. Once the decorations are dry, place your pens and pencils in the holder.

And that's it! Your stylish and unique pen stand is ready to use. Not only have you reduced waste by reusing a plastic bottle, but you've also created a functional and personalized piece for your workspace. The bright yellow colour is sure to bring a pop of sunshine to your desk!

So, what are you waiting for? Gather your supplies and start turning a plastic bottle into a unique pen stand today!

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