How to Personalize Your Pencil

Pencils–we all use them but do we really have to use such ugly ones? Not anymore. Just follow these simple steps to personalize your pencils.

Steps

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    Get a brand new pencil. Make sure that the eraser is the color that you want. But the paint on the wood of the pencil doesn't matter.
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    Get a pair of scissors and open them. Use the blade of the scissors to scrape off the paint on the wood of the pencil.
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    Once all the paint is scraped off use some permanent markers to color the plain wood.
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    If you want to, get the hammer and put a hole through one of the dents on the metal part of the pencil with a nail. Then pull the nail out.
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    Take the needle and string, and poke it through the hole.
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    Once the strings are through, either braid it, string beads on it, or tie it to a key ring to make it a key chain.
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    Sharpen the pencil.
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    If you want to, put a pencil grip on the pencil.
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    Enjoy your pencil!

Tips

  • Or you can put glue all around your pencil and sprinkle sparkles on it.
  • If you want to add some more style to your pencil, you can cut a strip of cloth, put glue on one side of it, and make it spiral around the pencil.

Warnings

  • Be careful when using the hammer.
  • Make sure not to cut yourself with the scissors. They can be very sharp, and you could get hurt.
  • Don't poke yourself with the needle.
  • Be sure to sand out the wooden part that you scraped the paint off of to avoid splinters.

Things You'll Need

  • Brand new pencil
  • Scissors
  • Permanent markers
  • Pencil grip (optional)
  • Hammer and nail (optional)
  • Needle and string (optional)
  • Beads (optional)
  • Key ring (optional)

Article Info

Categories: Writing Implements