A Cowboy's Life: DIY Phone Case

DIY Phone Case

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DIY Phone Case

We all know that cell phones are a must have. But as much as I enjoy having a smartphone, I'm tired of having a $200 phone bill. Ridiculous! I need a phone plan that fits within my budget and of course a cute case to go along with it.


I recently decided to switch my phone carrier over to T-Mobile Simply PrepaidI went to my local Walmart, picked up the new T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Avant phone and for just $40 a month got 4G LTE data with unlimited talk and text. No more worrying about overage fees or an annual service contract. Prepaid customers no longer have to worry about slow data, spotty network or low selections of phones. Introducing Simply Prepaid is changing everything you know about wireless. Now it's time to change prepaid.


Now that I have this great phone and affordable plan, I wanted to create a custom phone case. I carry this device everywhere I go - so might as well get the exact case I want!

DIY Phone Case

Steps to make a DIY phone case:
  • Measure the length and width of case, and add 1/2 inch 
  • Use the measurements to create & print your design (Or use scrapbook paper)
  • Spread Mod Podge on outside of the case
  • Wrap the paper around the case and press to make sure the paper is glued down
  • Once completely wrapped, then spread a thin layer of Mod Podge over the paper 
  • Cut out holes for the camera, speaker and charger holes with an x-acto knife
  • Enjoy your new custom phone case!




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13 comments

  1. What a creative idea! Your options are endless which I love cause finding the "perfect" case is so hard to do!

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  2. Great idea! Feel free to drop by to share your diy at my weekly party! Theresa @DearCreatives

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  3. Love your design! can't wait to try this myself! Thanks for linking up at the #HomeMattersParty! http://www.thequinntessentialmommy.com/

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  4. This is such a neat idea!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  5. Such a great idea!!! Thanks for sharing this at the Submarine Sunday Link Party!

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  6. I love using mod podge - what a great way to make a phone case! Thanks for linking up to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. I have pinned your post to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Board.

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  7. Love this idea! Such a creative and easy way to spruce up an existing case. #client

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  8. What a great idea for cell phone case. Possibilities are endless. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Cheers,
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick
    http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com

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  9. WOW! This is such a cool idea and so inexpensive, too! Mod podge is the best!

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  10. You could also get a clear case and buy scrapbook paper to put in between the case and phone. No mess with the glue and it's a super easy. Just cut the paper to size and place it in. I spent 5 dollars on ten sheets of scrapbook paper. Ten cases for five dollars!

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  11. In this world everyone love their own cell phone. So that some people will do almost anything to make sure they look as cool and clean as they did when they first came out of the box. To bring success to this great effort use handmade phone cases as they are the best in market.

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  12. This DIY looks cool. Personalized phone cases are very cool and trending nowadays and most of the people like it and use it. Thanks for sharing this DIY.

    Miniturtle

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