Turn an old veterinary container into a useful desk tool

Meet your new favorite pen holder.
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Jul 01, 2011

I was helping take out the trash at work the other day when I noticed that the empty blood vial containers looked really cool. Instead of recycling them, I took the containers home and wrapped them like a present. The containers are perfect for stashing Sharpies and they're my all-time-favorite pen holders. Head to rileyandjames .com for step-by-step instructions.

—Dr. Shawn Finch, associate Shadow Lake Towne Center Papillion, Neb.