D.I.Y. Cell Phone Cover

D.I.Y. How to Make Cell phone cover

I'm quite sure that 99% of us carry a cell phone all day.  If we loose it or it breaks [insert panic attack here] we feel helpless because we are used to the convenience of this device.  Here I'll show you how to make a unique cell phone cover using washi tape.  Don't forget to leave your comments below ;0)

Materials:

  • Plain cell phone cover (solid color or clear, without texture)
  • Washi tape, they come in a variety of colors and prints
  • Scissors
  • X-acto knife
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Instructions:

First of all, make sure sure that the cover that you'll use is clean.  Any residue will make the washi tape more difficult to stick.  

1.    Place the washi tapes over the cover to create your design.  You can vary place them in various directions.  Make it unique. (fig.1)

 Fig. 1

Fig. 1

2.     Cut the remaining tape, leaving an extra 1 inch. (fig. 2)

 Fig. 2

Fig. 2

3.    Fold the remaining tape towards the inside, applying pressure and following the shape of the cover.  (fig. 3)

 Fig. 3

Fig. 3

4.     With the X-acto knife, cut the necessary openings, like the one for the camera. (fig. 4)

 Fig. 4

Fig. 4

Get creative, this an excellent and inexpensive gift for someone special!
— Tommie Hernández
D.I.Y. How to Make Cell phone cover