Right now, I’m missing my phone. I’m in America at the moment (I’m originally from the UK, CC readers!) so have had to leave my cellphone behind due to the cost. The second I get back to London I am showering my phone with love. I will never drop it again, forget to charge it, or get annoyed when it crashes, but most of all I will treat it to an adorable new case. But which case to choose? There are loads available at the moment; I like the ones with little bunny ears or anything sparkly, but I kind of want a case that no one else has. That’s why I was so happy to find this DIY, which show you how to make your own changeable cases in a ridiculously simple way. I took inspiration from the tutorial and decided that what I really want is a monogram case, super chic and unique!
What You’ll Need:
- A clear iPhone case (you can get them for around $2 on ebay, so look online)
- Paper of your choosing – patterned, plain, whatever you like!
- Scrap paper to make a template
- A black pen
How to make a monogram iPhone case:
First, take your scrap paper and sketch out a template to fit your case, including a little slot for your phone’s camera. I’m advising doing a scrap template first so you can test out exact measurements without messing up your pretty paper for the actual case.
Once you’ve made your template, you can draw around it on your pretty paper and then cut out the shape. On your newly cut paper, draw out your initials (or full name, or just the letter of your first name) in the prettiest writing you can manage, using your black pen. You’ll definitely want to practice beforehand so you get it just right.
Pop your customised piece of paper into your case, then slot in your phone!
The great thing about this DIY is that you can customise the case however you’d like, just swap out the paper! Other cute ideas could be using some polka dot wrapping paper, your favourite designer’s logo, or a cool photo. Play around and see what you like; the best part about this is that it’s not permanent, you can change your design whenever you get bored!
[Thanks to A Beautiful Mess for the idea and photos!]