Glam up your school supplies with these fab DIYs

Going back to school doesn't have to be blah! As you get ready for the new year, you can turn basic school supplies into fashionable and functional accessories with these easy DIYs. Try some of the ones below—and everyone will be asking where you got 'em!

Confetti Pencils

These pencils will make every assignment something to celebrate! You can find the tutorial here.

Watercolor Backpack

This fresh tutorial from Brit + Co shows you how to add pops of color to a basic bag.

Notebook Tote

You have to know how to sew (or have a parent/grandparent willing to help) to do this fun craft, but it is sew worth it (not sorry)!

Mini Ice Cream Charms

This sweet treat of the summer can carry over to the fall in the form of these adorable backpack charms!

Ombre Desk Calendar

This trendy update to the classic calendar will help you count down to winter break (and make your desk decor complete).

Gold-Dipped Notebooks

While being royalty is just a dream, having a royal-worthy notebook can be your reality with this golden DIY (use tape to get a clean line & paint the corner of your choice with gold leaf).

Chalkboard Notebooks

This DIY turns a notebook into a planner that's as aesthetically pleasing as it is practical.

Upcycled Binder Clips

A little Washi tape and your basic binder clips can add flair to *anything* you clip them to. Find the tutorial here.

Button Bookmarks

Not only are these button bookmarks unique, but they don't fall out like a regular bookmark—you'll never lose your place again.

Which of these back-to-school DIYs is your fave? Let us know in the comments below.


by Bailey Bujnosek | 8/6/2019