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Busy, Busy Bee Pencil Holder

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Busy, Busy Bee Pencil Holder
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Busy, Busy Bee Pencil Holder

designed by PLA Schneider

Make this simply adorable pencil holder with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.


Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Canary (DA514)
  • Pink Cadillac (DA503)

Other supplies

  • craft glue
  • small and medium brushes
  • pipe cleaners (white and yellow)
  • glass jar (ribbed)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a medium brush to paint the top part of the jar in Canary. Use a small brush to paint horizontal stripes on the bottom portion of the jar in Black Tie. Use craft glue to adhere two white pipe cleaner "antennas" to the top of the jar. (Refer to photo for placement.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a small brush to paint the bee's face: eyes and mouth in Black Tie; cheeks in Pink Cadillac.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Twist yellow and white pipe cleaners into a figure 8 for the wings.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Adhere the wings to the back of the jar with craft glue.
    Step 3 Example