Bright Idea: Recycled Magnetic Pen Holder

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I’m excited to be a part of this month’s bright idea blog hop!

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I’m bringing back an oldie but a goodie. Keep reading to find out how to make a magnetic pen holder. You could easy put it on your metal desk, a dry erase board, or other magnetic surfaces at school. It’s a great way to keep markers and pens handy. You could also have your students make these as well!

It’s super easy, super handy, and super cute!

I must confess that I didn’t come up with the idea myself. I found it here. Since there weren’t any step by step directions, I decided to create a step-by-step tutorial. Thank you to Shelly from Sow and Dipty for coming up with such a FAB idea!

Okay, so here’s what you need:

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Toilet paper roll (empty of course)

Cute scrapbook paper

Scissors

Tape

Magnet

First, get your roll of toilet paper.

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Cut a strip of your scrapbook paper that is the same size as your roll and wrap it around.

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Next, fold in the bottom of the roll like this and tape it shut.

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You should now have something that looks like this.

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Now, just tape a magnet to the back. Make sure your magnet is pretty strong.

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Add some pens and place on whatever surface you want, and you’re done!

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Now you can keep your pens and markers right where you need them!

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