15+ Quirky Pencils That Will Let You Sketch and Scribble in Style

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

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Since you were old enough to write, you've probably stuck to the same style of pencil. Painted yellow and topped with a tiny pink eraser, this distinctive pencil has been a stationery staple for centuries. While there's nothing wrong with this tried-and-true instrument, why not make your mark with a newer model?

In this collection of quirky pencils, you'll find a range of fun and fashionable tools for every taste. From implements that shed rainbows, cherry blossoms, and other nature-inspired ephemera to plantable pencils that “make the world sprout,” these products add a bit of flair to the humble utensil.

No matter which cute pencils you pick, one thing is clear: you'll never have a dull moment!

Make your mark with this collection of quirky and cool pencils.

Rainbow Pencil Set

Rustic Wood Pencil Set


Japanese Flora Pencil Set

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

Trinus | $21.00


Plantable Pencils

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

Sprout | $14.95


Periodic Table Pencil Set


Cat-in-the-Box Pencil

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

Paper Source | $2.95


Light Saber Pencils

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

Lifetime Inc. | $17.97


Cherry Blossom Pencils

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

Sunstar | $9.40


Magic Wand Pencils

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FamDdaear | $6.31+


Drumstick Pencils

Creative Pencils Drumstick Pencils

SUCK UK | $5.22


Sloth Pencil Set

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Think Geek | $11.99


Twisted Pencils


Wildlife Pencils

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

JolinTsai | $5.90


One Week of Mottos Pencil Set

Cool Pencils Cute Pencils

Anthropologie | $11.00


Tool Pencil Pair


Cactus Pencil Set


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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.
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