Easy D.I.Y. School Supplies

We’re so excited to share our first contributor post, from Amy of Homey Oh My! Be sure to check out her blog for more DIY projects with serious style.

Basic school supplies are pretty, well, basic – but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring. In fact, the simpler you buy them, the more options you’ll have for the perfect customization. Take, for instance, these pens:

Plain Pens

Because they’re blank slates, you can give them an easy makeover with washi tape in your choice of color and pattern:

Washi Tape Pens

For a chic look, apply one layer of washi tape at the top end of each pen. Now you’ve got a stylish, decorative display that’s perfect for a pencil cup and coordinating desk accessories!  

Washi Tape Pens Displayed

Don’t be afraid to get creative with different patterns and colors, as well as how you apply the tape. (Bonus: your custom pens will stand out from the rest if there’s ever a mixup at school!)

Which other school supplies would like to see made over? Let us know in the comments below!

For more great DIY projects, check out Homey Oh My!

hehe Marlene I love that we are finding the same blog posts!! 🙂 I am creating a home office to keep track of all our bills and have been searching for inspiring DIYs to make it fun. Glad to see you here!

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