Pom-Pom Backpacks, Letterboards, and More Back-to-School DIYs
Embrace that back-to-school excitement and click through for 10 projects that’ll help you prep for dorm life or get inspired to redecorate your workspace.
DIY Tassel and Pom-Pom Backpack: TBH, those backpacks lining the aisles of your fave back-to-school store just aren’t cutting it this year. Revamp one into something that screams Y-O-U with tassels, pom-poms, and felt patches. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Letterboard: There’s no denying that letter boards are *v* popular right now. Bring all the best quotes and inspo to your walls with this pretty-in-peach DIY. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Rainbow Desk Organizer: Keep your desk clear and organized with this rainbow file sorter. You can use it for stationery and mail or a few of your favorite cards if that's more your style. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY Frame Gallery: Showcase photos of your new squad, dorm room, and adventures with this gallery wall. The best part is that you can personalize it with whatever colors and accessories you want. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Yarn Pom-Pom Magnets: Take your fave fashion accessory to work. They’re super easy to make and will add a bright burst of color to your pinboard. (via Lovely Indeed)
DIY Fruit Slice Pillows: Use 'em as floor seating for study sessions and movie nights with your girls. (via Studio DIY)
DIY Rainbow Macarons: It’s just not the weekend without a sweet treat (or four). Get ready to rock some serious Lisa Frank vibes with this recipe that turns plain ol' vanilla macarons into magical rainbow dreams. (via Aww Sam)
DIY Terrarium Desk Organizer: When you’re short on tabletop space, you have to get creative. Make your desk organizer work double time as a cute mini terrarium AND pen storage. (via A Beautiful Mess)
DIY Mini Colorful Cheese Boards: Looking for creative ways to style your teeny tiny dorm kitchen? These mini cheese boards are perfect for serving cheese, nuts, and fruit to your new study buddies. (via Sugar & Cloth)
DIY Monster Eye-Scream Cookies: These pastel monsters are so cute that they’ll melt your heart and turn your Insta feed into a frenzy of double taps. Besides, it’s never too early to get a jumpstart on your Halloween festivities, right?? (via Brit + Co)
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.