It’s that time of year again — back to school. As the cost of school supplies rise, making your own can be a great way to save money and still get the supplies you need. In this article, you’ll learn tips and tricks to create affordable DIY back to school supplies for teens. From notebooks to backpacks and more, you’ll discover the best and most cost-efficient methods to get your teen ready for the school year. Let’s get started and save some money!
1. DIY Notebook Cover
The pretty patterns of washi tape can quickly and easily transform a plain notebook into something beautiful. They come in a variety of different colors and patterns and you can create a myriad of designs.
2. Calculator Cover
If your calculator looks boring print off and mod podge it or paint the whole thing light blue first then do the flowers! Lastly do leaves. After paint dries add two coats of modge Podge to make sure it doesn’t chip!
3. Personalized Canvas Pencil Pouch
If you want a really unique looking pencil pouch, then you can purchase a canvas pouch and decorate it how you like. Either with transfers, fabric paint or even embroidery.
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4. DIY Emoji Dividers for Binders
Make binders more fun by making these dividers using emojis that can be printed off from the internet.
5. Binder Makeover
Transform a plain binder with pretty floral patterns that you can print from the internet.
6. Monogrammed Pens
If you are tired of loaning out pens to never have them returned – why not try your hand at these Monogrammed Pens?!
7. Monogrammed Notebook
Go Back to School in Style: Teal monogrammed notebook and folder for class
8. Emergency Supplies
Emergency supplies are vital so you don’t get caught out. Make up a cute bag for your locker containing items such as band aids, bobby pins, deodorant, money, pads, tissues and chewing gum. Basically items you need to freshen up – or just some spare cash for that unplanned starbucks after school.
9. Pink Supplies
Picking supplies in your favorite color such as pink for example will really make a statement.
10. Everything You Need
11. Color Coded
13. School Essentials
14. What to keep in your backpack
15. Backpack Supplies
16. Holographic Pencils
18. Must Have School Supplies
19. Pencil Case
20. School Supplies
21. Supply List
22. BTS School Supplies