DIY Recycled Phone Stand

Hello Buddies 🙂

Recently I have been misplacing my cellphone and often end up searching it.Then I thought about this quote “A place for everything, Everything in its place“. So I decided to make a phone stand to keep my phone.Then I will not place it everywhere and loose it. As my trademark I have made this one also as a Recycled-purposeful-attractive phone stand.This time I used a cookie box as my recycle material.Phone Stand

Things required

  • Cookie box
  • Cardboard
  • Handmade paper
  • Glue
  • Your Phone 🙂

Ready ? Shall we move to the tutorial ? OK now follow the pictures you will be more comfortable  than my words

My Method :

1.Cut the cookie box into two halves. You can either separate the pieces or stick it together.
Phone stand steps2.Cut a slant piece impression int the front.
3.Stick cardboard pieces on all the sides as well as the bottom.
4.Cover it with hand made paper
Phone stand steps5.Add a monogram and personalise it 🙂 Neat and cute 🙂Phone StandOne for me and One for my Buddy 🙂

Here are a few variations I made
This one I made for my Parents Wedding Anniversary 🙂DSC09404

This is for me and my Buddy 🙂Phone Stand

This triplet one I made for my sister and her family 🙂phone

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Easy-Peasy Pen Stand

Hello friends 🙂

Today’s craft is really a very easy one. This one is also a craft made from waste. I told you, I am so addicted to reusing waste materials. Inspired from me my brother started collecting empty lead boxes from his friends and compelled me to do something with those small boxes. Since i didn’t think of any ideas he himself came up with this simple and creative idea of making pen stand with them 🙂Penstand

Yeah the only thing we will need to make this pen stand is empty lead boxes. (No, Not that lead ! ). These are the small boxes in which we get pencil leads. Ok look at the picture for better understanding.

Things required :

  • Empty lead boxes (19 Nos)
  • Feviquick/Any adhesive that will stick plastic
  • OHP sheet (Optional)things

Pretty simple requirements 🙂 Ok now we will start with the work.

Instructions :

  1. First step is to collect empty lead boxes. This step may take a looong time. [ Thanks to my bro 🙂 He collected it from his friends, So that became easy for me ]
  2. Now comes the messy step. Cleaning all the stickers on the sides of the boxes. My suggestion is to soak all the boxes in water for atleast one hour. You can also use vinegar instead of water.
  3. After an hour remove all the boxes and clean stickers now we have got all clean transparent boxes.
  4. Now arrange 5 lead boxes together on floor with broader side lying on floor. I used Black non transparent ones for this. And I have placed the sticker side down (So cleaning step is reduced for 5 boxes thanks for my laziness 🙂 )back side
  5. Stick all those 5 boxes to make the base of the Pen stand. Note: Arrange the boxes so that alternative box caps face opposite sides.
  6. Now the base is ready next step is building the stand. [Forgive me ! I really couldn’t explain this step in words ]. I will try my best to explain if you couldn’t follow my words take help from the pictures.
  7. Take a pair of boxes arrange it on the edge of the base. Keep the boxes with thinner side facing the floor. Now place the next pair on top of these two in the opposite edge of the Base. Repeat it alternatively.steps
  8. Put a drop of feviquick in each joints to stick it in place until you are satisfied with it’s stability.
  9. This step is optional. Since this stand is little holey (really that’s a word) So to cover up the sides you can stick OHP sheets on four sides on the inside of the stand.Penstand

Voila ! Pen stand is ready. Put in your pens and adore your desk 🙂