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A pencil holder for the messy crafter



I love its details
I have an old (pencil) holder. This is an antique piece. Originally it was a cigar holder with ashtray. I don't know, where does it come from. Has some colonial spirit, right? I got it from my hubby. He collect antiques and bought it in a fair. I love this holder, I love its a little bit mysterious feel. I mean how did it get to Europe to my hometown??? It is a secret for me... :)









And now let me to introduce you my most useful craft tool on my desk. I have an other pencil holder, a DIY one. This is also a pincushion, a 2 in 1 stuff. It is so perfect for a messy crafter, like I am. I really try to be well organized, but I am not that type... So this reused jar is so perfect for me. 


Primarily I wanted to make a pincushion when I crafted this holder. It is a really easy project, you just need a jar, a sock, thread (if you want), glue,  scissors and 5 minutes.




Purl it back and fix a little glue, if you find it necessary.

Stitch or just glue it together.


What kind of useful tool/properties are your favourites in your craft place? Do you have lot of self-made stuff around you in your craft room?

Happy crafting!




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8 comments:

  1. Anonymous1/17/2012

    What a clever idea to use a sock and jar as both a holder and pin cushion. Love it. xx

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  2. that is just too cute! what a great idea!

    Would love you to share this at my linky party, Inspire Me Fridays!
    I think others would enjoy seeing it!

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  3. This is such a great idea! I would love to feature this on Reduce, Reuse, UPcycle. Feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Thanks!

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  4. What a great idea!! I am a messy crafter too. I LOVE the 2 in 1 feature. Thanks for linking to Link It Up this week.

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  5. Great repurpose idea.. I can dig out some baby socks of my son for something cute like this..
    Thanks for linking up!

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  6. what a cute way to beautify your space - if I only had some adorable socks to cut up...

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  7. Hi. This is lovely. :)

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  8. Great idea! We'll have to try this!

    /Pysselbolaget

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