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Cute DIY pencil box with animal motif

Stiftebox basteln mit Bastelvorlage

Cute DIY pencil box with animal motif

Colourful, playful and multifunctional - this pencil box with a cute animal motif is not only a fantastic storage solution for writing utensils, but so much more!

In this blog article, we'll show you and your favourite little people how you can use our free crafting template to turn an empty milk carton or juice carton into a versatile pencil box that not only brings organisation into the pencil chaos, but can also brighten up your movie night or even decorate small flower pots.

Making a versatile pencil box

Start your upcycling project and create your own multifunctional pencil box with a cute animal motif.

Our easy step-by-step instructions will show you how to turn everyday milk cartons or juice cartons into multifunctional pencil boxes.

So what are you waiting for?

Get the crafting utensils ready and let's start the sustainable crafting session together!

You'll need these craft supplies

  • Our free crafting template "Cute DIY pencil box with animal motif"
  • Empty, well-rinsed and dried milk or juice cartons, cut to a height of approx. 10.5 cm
  • Craft scissors & glue

Our tip: Use thicker paper for the printouts!

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Step 1: Print out and cut out the template

Download the free craft template and print it out on thicker paper.

Then cut out the desired animal motif precisely along the contours. 📄✂️


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Step 2: Place the animal motif around the tetrapack

Cover the prepared tetrapack with the cut-out animal motif (tiger or bear). 🐯🐻

Make sure that the proportions fit well and that the motif covers the entire surface of the tetrapack.

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Step 3: Glue at the gluing points

Apply glue to the areas marked on the animal motif.

Now carefully press the animal motif onto the tetrapack. Make sure that the motif is glued on evenly and without creases.

Then allow the glue to dry thoroughly.

3 possible uses for the pencil box

As soon as the glue is completely dry, your pencil box with the cute animal motif is ready for use!

But the uses for this box go far beyond organising pens.

1. Organised pencil storage

Place pens, coloured pencils, markers or other writing utensils in this lovingly designed box. It is not only a functional storage place, but also an eye-catcher on the desk or in the children's room. ✏️

2. Sweet storage for little treats

Transform your pencil box into a delightful treat bag. Whether for sweets, nuts or other small snacks - this box becomes an appealing storage solution for delicious little things that will delight children and adults alike 🍿

3. Cute plant disguise

Use the pencil box as a decorative cover for your existing planters or herbs. Carefully place the box around the outer edge of your pot and give it a charming disguise. 🌿

Perhaps you'll find even more uses for your handmade pencil box.

We hope you have lots of fun crafting and getting creative!

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