Description: A bamboo pencil pot from John Lewis
Price: £5 (~$6.75; €6.05)
Further information: A bamboo pencil pot. The rounded corners are really nice. If you like bamboo: a 2011 blog post included a similar pencil pot, but this month’s pencil pot’s simplicity makes it the nicer of the two pencil pots.
Price and exchange rates: June 2016 (These are post-Brexit vote exchange rates)