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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Valentine's Day Sweets and Treats

Make your Valentine's Day gathering even sweeter with these delicious, easy-to-make treats. From oreo pops to a red, pink, and white popcorn mix, these easy-to-whip recipes will satisfy your guests' sweet tooth and won't make you break a sweat in the kitchen.

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Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Chocolate Covered Pretzels? Yes, please! To make this dessert, simply dip your pretzel rods in chocolate and you're already ready for sprinkles! Whether its heart sprinkles or edible glitter sprinkles, once you're done...bring them all in a mason jar and adore the beauty (you can also try this with regular pretzels as well)!

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Valentine's Day Oreo Pops

Move aside cake pops, Oreo Pops are taking the spotlight! To start, dip the lollipop stick into melted candy before placing it in the oreo. Next, dip the oreo pop into melted candy or chocolate and then it's time for decorating. Drizzle more chocolate, add some hearts, and make these oreo pops as cute as can be!

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Valentine's Day Popcorn

This Popcorn Mix is absolutely perfect for a Valentine's movie night. With less than six ingredients, you'll find yourself finishing the bowl before the previews end! Once the popcorn has popped, drizzle the popcorn with both melted white and pink candy melts. When that's done, top with sprinkles and m&m's, and your movie snack is good-to-go!

P.S. In case you haven't heard, go on over to to check out our Valentine's Day sale! Buy one item, and get the second item for 25% off, the discount will apply to the item of equal of lesser value. So what will you be getting your valentine?

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Cool Pencil Case Valentine's Day Collection

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February has officially begun and we're already feeling the love the month has to offer. To continue celebrating, here's a Valentine's Day Collection from yours truly...

Fill your pencil cases with writing tools you absolutely love. Need to switch from taking notes to using the tablet? The Crystal Multi Function Stylus and Ballpoint Pen Duo (9 & 10) will be a helping hand! Or how about more glitter and color during arts and crafts? Find the Starlight Cat Retractable Gel Pens (5) and the Uniball Glitter Gel Pens (18) to be of some assistance. Not to forget, Rilakkuma Double Ended Markers (17) will definitely come handy when it comes to saving some time with upcoming project deadlines!

For every day necessities, celebrate the month of love with the city of love with our Bonjour Paris 0.5mm Mechanical Pencils (1). & With hearts all around, you can see why everyone has fallen in love with our Fresh and Lovely 0.5mm Mechanical Pencils (6) and Fruits and Shapes Eraser Pencils (7). Need a gift for your bestie, share a Pi-Yo Plush Ballpoint Pen (20)... and all you'll need to decide on is who's keeping the pink and who's keeping the white option?

Pair your writing tools with matching erasers as well. The French Pastry Erasers (12 & 13) and Converse Shoes Erasers (3) will definitely be a fun and sweet addition. Or set up a craft date with a friend and create your own erasers using our DIY Scented Clay Eraser Chocolates Set (14).

Sending out V-day gifts this holiday? Decorate the cards with our Stitched Heart Washi Tape (8) and Heart Puffy Stickers (11). If you're being crafty, use our Disney Character Chocolate Bar Ruler (16) to make sure what you're making is measured just right!

Last but not least, we surely didn't forget about where to store all the above Valentine goodies. With the Molang Pencil Pouch (2), Molang might just be the best companion to school. Or how about Donald and Daisy? They're sure to add some sweetness with the Disney Character Chocolate Bar Pencil Box (15). If you're looking for something more pretty in pink, our Happy Baby Mega Pencil Case (19) has got you covered...and if you're looking to express your emotions this February 14th, we're sure the Eye Express My Emotions Pencil Pouch (4) will help you do just that!

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Cool Pencil Case's Valentine's Day Picks

We're inching closer and closer to the holiday of love and we, at Cool Pencil Case, wanted to share our picks for this Valentine's Day! From stickers to washi tape, see what lovely items we put together below for this round-up.

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Stitched Heart Washi Tape $4.25

Easily decorate valentine's day cards with none other than, washi tape! Using our Lace Trim Washi Tape or our Stitched Heart Washi Tape, these designs will not only add that personal touch but a dash of elegance as well!

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Lace Trim Washi Tape $4.25

These Heart Puffy Stickers will make you feel all the love this holiday season. With a selection of hearts, silly faces, and cute sayings, these stickers will add just a bit more fun to those letters and greeting cards. Stick them on before you send out your Valentine's Day notes and you'll find these puffy stickers to go a long way!

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Heart Puffy Stickers $4.25

School is still in session so Snoopy and Woodstock want to make sure that even on Valentine's Day, that no mistakes are made. Grab a Peanuts Correction Tape for you and your bestie, so unwanted mistakes will easily be forgotten whether or not it's a holiday!

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Peanuts Correction Tape $3.85

Loved these items? See the rest of the Valentine's Day collection here, oh and did we mention that everything on this page is under $5? We're not kidding!

Sunday, December 25, 2016

2016's Best List: Pencil Case Edition

With the range of pencil cases introduced in 2016, the competition was definitely a close one this year. With food and beverage pencil cases to new characters arriving on scene, we've narrowed down this 2016's Best List to the following Top 5. See them below...

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Color Love Pencil Pouch $16.25

1) First place goes to our Color Love Pencil Pouch. In 3 vibrant colors, we can easily see why all our Cool Pencil Case fans fell in love with this school essential. With the capacity to hold over 30 pens, identification cards, and even bookmark clips, it's obvious why this pencil pouch is easily rated as our #1!

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Giraffe Charm Wallet and Pencil Pouch Duo $22.65

2) Coming in second and very close is our Giraffe Charm Wallet and Pencil Pouch Duo. Simple and chic, this butterfly pencil pouch includes two zip-up compartments for your school supplies. Find this wallet and pencil pouch duo to be voted as the pencil case that keeps you organized in style!

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Alpacasso My Pencil Case 18.25

3) The classic Alpacasso My Pencil Case will always hold a spot on this list. With rosy cheeks and a soft plush fur-like exterior, it's no surprise why our fans find this pencil case irresistible! Available in Apple Green, Yellow, Lavender, Baby Pink, and Sky Blue, if choosing one color deems difficult we simply advise collecting them all.

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Classic Backpack Pencil Pouch $15.45

4) Classic Backpack Pencil Pouch? Yes, please! Inside your actual backpack, find this backpack to hold pencils and pens as well as the smaller accessories, like paperclips and erasers, in the smaller compartment. Available in 6 different color ways, will you be mixing OR matching this pencil case with your actual backpack?

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Jinbei-San Luxe Pencil Pouch $18.85

5) Last but not least, we have one of our newer characters making the Top 5. The Jinbei-San Luxe Pencil Pouch features San-X's newest character, Jinbei-San (aka Mr. Whale Shark). The luxe exterior of this pencil case features a cute design of Mr. Whale Shark and his kawaii friends hanging out and having fun. See more of our Jinbei-San collection here!

Sunday, December 18, 2016

DIY Washi Tape Greeting Cards

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 See our DIY tutorial below!

Send greeting cards this holiday season without worrying too much about the cost yet still adding that personal touch! How would one do so, you ask? Well, see the easy tutorial below on how to make DIY Washi Tape Greeting Cards using our Festive Pattern 2-Pack Washi Tape Set (& in case you may want to try other designs and patterns, see our selection of washi tape here).

Step 1 - Fold a sheet of colored construction paper (8 1/2 x 11 inches) to create the card. We prefer the more sturdy construction paper for this DIY project. Cut small strips of your desired washi tape and stack 2 side-by-side to create the box shape of the presents.

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 Step 1 - Start with a base...

Step 2 - Cut a thin strip of washi tape and place it along the middle of the boxes to replicate the ribbon of the presents. We advise using a different, patterned washi tape for the ribbon just because it easily stands out!

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Step 2 - Add the ribbon...

Step 3 - For the bows, cut thin, short strips of washi tape and fold the end to touch the base. This creates a pop-up effect and quickly elevates the look of this simple card!

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 Step 3 - Top it off with a bow...

Step 4 - Add the ribbon and bows to the rest of the presents to complete the look. If you prefer simplicity, then you're good to go! However, feel free to add washi tape among the edges for a border or even strips for a striped effect on the back.

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Step 4 - Complete the entire look!

& There you have it... your DIY greeting card is ready to be written in and sent off to your loved one.

Show us your creations in the comments below!

Monday, December 12, 2016

Gift Wrapping Ideas, Crafts, and More!

With the gift season here and presents ready to be put under the tree, we wanted to put together a few ways you can have some fun wrapping, decorating, and just being creative this winter!

In addition to being all about the details, here at Cool Pencil Case we're definitely suckers for keeping it simple and sweet. Therefore, when it comes to gift wrapping, we absolutely love how craft paper wrapping paper just embodies that perfectly. We've fallen in love with the idea of craft paper wrapping paper and wanted to share a couple cool ways to gift wrap your presents with Cool Pencil Case favorites. Who knew simplicity in gift wrapping could be this easy?

Customize your gifts with one of our newest arrivals, our "Wooden Deluxe Stamp Set." Though these can be used throughout the year on organizers and notebooks, use this stamp set to create a fun allover print on craft wrapping paper. Available in three animal themes, see how these stamps will add a burst of personality to your gifts!

Allover print gift wrap created with our "Wooden Deluxe Stamp Set."

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Wooden Deluxe Stamp Set $8.85

It is no secret that there are countless ways one can use washi tape but did you know this applied for the season of giving too? Keeping the simplicity of the craft paper wrapping, we added washi tape from our "Festive Pattern 2-Pack Washi Tape Set" to add a subtle pop to our presents. Replicating that design of a ribbon, mix and match and see how a little washi tape can go a long way! Top off with more holiday details, like mini ornaments!

Gift wrap with washi tape details.

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Festive Pattern 2-Pack Washi Tape Set $5.25

Lastly, for those just running a bit low on time? Don't worry! We offer gift wrapping to your entire order so there wont be any trouble to you! Simply click here to add the "Gift Wrap My Entire Order" option to your cart. With a selection of kawaii-theme gift wrapping paper (yup, we even have a Rilakkuma roll), the recipient will be joyful to see their gift fully wrapped, kawaii-style!*

*Note: Gift wrap only offered with full kawaii gift wrap, not craft paper specialty as pictured in this post

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Cool Pencil Case Fans Tell Us What They're Thankful For!

Thanksgiving is a couple of days away and with turkey we can't wait to eat, family we can't wait to see, and shopping we can't wait to the midst of all the chaos, we couldn't help but ask the question, "What Are You Thankful For?".

What Are You Thankful For? Q&A on CoolPencilCase Instagram

We posed the question on our Instagram and check out all the lovely answers we received by you and your peers! Heart eyes emoji all around, please!

@myfavoriteivan : I am thankful for my life and my opportunity to help and influence others' lives as well

@neeilus : For a healthy family!

@stphsky : Thankful for a roof over my head and my friends and family!

@sabrinasakay : I'm most thankful for my sister

@aliateapot : My cat chalk and chocolate!

 - @melhayyy : I'm thankful for the ups and downs in life that teach me resiliency, the selfish people to teach me how to forgive, and my friends and family that teach me how to love

@j0y_rich : I'm thankful for music!

@jennifahhjo : i'm thankful for my friends!

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Happy Thanksgiving from Hello Kitty!

...& in case you were wondering what we were thankful for, that would be all of our awesome Cool Pencil Case fans, of course! We thank each and every one of you for all your continuing support...we couldn't do it without you! :)