It’s almost back to school and it means many children and adults will be learning again. Backpacks are a symbol of this time: carrying objects for study purposes is very convenient, so not only children but also the elderly take them with you. If your backpack is plain and boring, or old and outdated, it’s high time to renovate it to make it bolder and brighter for the new school year. Here are some DIYs to do that.
While not everyone is back to school this fall, it is still an amazing time of the year. Are you getting new supplies, fresh pens and notebooks ?! What a dream! It’s also time for the most important part, a new backpack! Add a custom floral design to stand out from the crowd. It really only takes a few minutes and makes your bag absolutely unique. For a bonus – a template for a matching pencil case so your pens and pencils stay in one place!
It’s easy to make a bespoke backpack using Cricut and permanent vinyl. This indicates an important message that reminds children to be kind to one another. If the backpack you’re using is the same clear vinyl as here, you can put the letters right on top of the backpack. The transfer tape left some sticky residue on this particular material.
As we prepare for fall, backpacks have become so common that you may not want to be the next person to carry the same bag. You know they all come with a buckle or two. The good news is that we can definitely try something with it. Indeed, this is a good chance for each of us to get our creative juices flowing. There are a million things you could possibly try, such as: B. Cover with lace, use some rivets or pearls as decorations or even paint. Here is a tutorial on making a pastel backpack and accentuating it with rainbow crystals. Let yourself be inspired!
This bright backpack is decorated with crochet elements that make it really unique and bold. To create the flair, you need to understand some basic crochet stitches. If these non-crochet projects inspired you to learn how to crochet, there are tons of great tutorials on YouTube to follow. But for those of you who already know the basics, these pieces can easily do. Look here!
This is a simple backpack update with a glue gun. Patches and pins were all we needed to make these plain bags chic and special. I love that there is still plenty of room to add patches or pins that we find or will find in the coming year and the girls love that they are so tailored to what they love. These decorations only took about 10 minutes and were pretty budget friendly too! The only advice is to check yourself in the pens and patches department, lol. In reality, you could go so crazy with the cuteness available in both categories!
It’s school time again! Here is a super easy, affordable, and adorable DIY that will keep you unique this year. Take your memories or inspiring photos with you to school all year round. Be creative and have fun!
Make your own upcycling backpack! Use an old backpack, a used bag, or get a free bag through a campaign. The stains on the backpack remodel have been purposely made to look ragged. The author achieved this through the use of scraps of fabric, iron-on glue, and stitching. The final upcycling bag is a great upgrade from the original backpack.
Pallets are among the most popular craft items as they are a cheap source of rustic wood that can be made into almost anything. Today we are continuing the pallet theme with pallet-clad walls, which is a popular decorating idea to add cozier to any home. Pallet-clad walls add a cozy, rustic feel to any room and look good almost anywhere, from bathrooms to kitchens, from industrial to modern interiors. Only a pallet wall can change the overall appearance of the room and make it more comfortable, which is particularly relevant in autumn.
Every project requires a certain amount of pallet wood. So keep in mind that you have to disassemble the pallets first to get the wood. It can be a little tricky, and if the wall is big you will need a lot of wood. So ask someone for help.
The first project deals with cladding the wall with pallet wood. Here they first installed the rough vertical lengths on the marked border lines to use as the primary wood map for the entire area that will be clad in wood.
To highlight a headboard wall in this bedroom, the authors used pallet wood. But first they disassembled the pallets and stained the wood they got.
The dead space here has been highlighted with pallet wood, and since the room was quite small the wood was cut to properly cover it. The result looks rustic and weathered, have fun!
This bedroom for boys has a nice wooden pallet wall behind the beds. After stripping and sanding the pallets, glue thin pieces of plywood to the wall by inserting them directly into the studs with wood screws. To avoid random gaps in problem areas, simply stain the plywood behind the seams before pinning a wooden batten over it to mask the gaps.
Attic walls can be difficult to decorate, but here's a project that explains how to deal with it. Fill in the entire surface of the target wall and give the planks the sharp angled cut where a neat and clean infill and full imprint is required.
A pallet wall for only $ 20? It is real! In this tutorial, we will teach you how to cover an entire wall with stained pallet wood and not break the bank at the same time.
In this DIY you will find a similar idea, but the wall is smaller, it's an entertainment center wall. It looks very bulky and stands out. If you want, you can also add storage space for magazines or books on each side - just give the wall more volume!
Ten pallets were used for this project; They were brightly colored, but if you want the same look with the usual palettes, you can paint them and then sand them for a brightly colored, worn, and weathered look.
This little corner in the living room was decorated with pallet wood. First they peeled off the pallets, then stained the wood with oil and let it dry. To make the cladding easier, some thin planks were installed first.
The last tutorial deals with cladding a fireplace wall with pallet wood. Stripping the pallets may be difficult, but it's worth it. So do it and start dressing up the wall. It will be a great statement wall for every season and add cosiness for the coming fall.