Desk Nameplates, Disco Ball Vases, and More Stylish Weekend Crafts
With Labor Day right around the corner, it's time to revamp your wardrobe with a totally new denim upgrade, figure out how to make a vase that looks like a disco ball, and, hey, maybe even give your workspace a little more sass with a funny nameplate. Ready to get crafting? Click through for 10 colorful DIY projects to make before Monday’s return.
DIY Back to School Namplates: These cheeky nameplates might be just what your desk is missing. Soothing pastel palettes and sassy quotes will keep those Monday blues far, far away. (via Aww Sam)
DIY Disco Ball Vases: Summer might be coming to a close but there’s no stopping the party with some iridescent typography vases. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY Pineapple Cake: Celebrate your end-of-summer soiree with a pineapple cake. Go with vanilla or a more tropical cake flavor, and don’t forget the pineapple filling! (via Studio DIY)
DIY Lace-Up Tank Top: Transform an $8 tank into something truly stylish with a bit of simple sewing. It’s all about the detailing in this edgy look. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Wall Hanging: If you’re on the hunt for an easy way to add warmth to a dorm room or tiny apartment, look no further than a fuzzy latch-and-hook wall hanging. (via A Beautiful Mess)
DIY Gold and Resin Keychain: Make your backpack or pencil pouch stand out from the rest with a little personalized key chain action. Better yet, make an initial for each of your besties so you can match. (via We're Going to Make It)
DIY Mini Pegboard: Wrangle *all* the craft supplies or desk accessories with a mini pegboard. You only need a couple of minutes with a drill, a paintbrush, and a handful of wooden pegs to make your organization #goals a reality. (via Brit + Co.)
DIY Pencil Swag: If you’re heading back to school or to the office, it’s good to have an exciting selection of pens and pencils on hand. Jazz up your old pencils with 3D erasers and 10 seconds with a teeny drill. (via Five Marigolds
DIY Denim Upgrades: Make over your tired summer jeans with one of these four DIYs. Choose from distressed, cut offs, patches, or embroidered — or try all four! (via Brit + Co)
DIY Pipe Cleaner Cacti: Don’t worry; there’s nothing poky here. Pop one or two of these fuzzy li'l guys on your desk for a house plant that will never die. (via Handmade Charlotte)
Kate Thorn is an illustrator, foodie, photographer, and blogger at Create & Kate. She loves creating art, traveling, and all things chocolate. A native to the Great Northwest, she is currently living in London and pretending to be a mature grad student.