Pen Stand

 

 

A pen stand is an item of utility. It is used to store pens, pencils or other small stationary items. A pen stand can be spherical, hexagonal, rectangular, pentagonal or octagonal in shape. Pen stands has also become items of decoration. They can be made of ceramic, glass, cardboard, wood, metal or enameled metal. A pen stand usually has a mouth of the same width as the base. There should be enough space inside it to store all the items of stationary. Pen stands can be created by using gem stone painting or they can even be made by hand.

How to make a pen stand

Pen stands can be easily hand-made. Cardboard pen stands are the easiest to make. For that we need a thick sheet of cardboard. Then the shape of the pen stand needs to be ascertained. The cardboard, then, should be cut accordingly. The pieces are then stuck in place with a strong adhesive. Then, the outer surface of the stand can be decorated according to one's choice. It can be either painted or stuck with sequins and pictures. It can also be decorated with small and big mirror pieces along with a strip of zari or lace.