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Friday, May 10, 2013

Personalize an Iphone case





If you have an Iphone and you’re a bit tired of the design why not re-design it? Grab some double-faced sticker paper and a 2 ¼” wide bookmark (It's the perfect width) in your choice of designs and your on your way. I chose a 3-D one and it’s awesome!

You will need:

2 ¼” wide bookmark

Double faced sticker paper (available in the scrapbook section of your craft store)

Scissors

Fine line marker

X-Acto or craft knife

Old Iphone case (You can also use a new one found in craft and dollar stores)

Self-healing mat (Or work on heavy corrugated cardboard if you don’t have a mat.)

1.     Turn your bookmark over on the unprinted side.  Place the Iphone case on top of the bookmark and trace the size and the camera opening.  (Make sure you are tracing at the bottom and not the tassel end.)






2.     Cut out the curved shape of the case.  Place the bookmark on the self-healing mat or cardboard and use an X-Acto knife to cut out the camera hole. 



3.     Remove a portion of the paper backing from one side of the double faced sticker paper and attach the prepared bookmark—unprinted side on the sticky surface, making sure you have a bit of excess all around.  Trim around with scissors.





4.     Remove the backing (clear backing) from the opposite side of the sticker paper and attach the Iphone case making sure you line it up properly. 


5.     Place the case on the self-healing mat or heavy cardboard and trim flush all around the iphone case.  Cut out the sticker from the camera hole.  Press to adhere securely.









18 comments:

  1. I don't have an Iphone but will remember this for when I do have one.

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  2. Well, this looks very interesting indeed. If I had an IPhone I would definitely give it a try. Hailing in from Friendship Friday. Very nice to meet you.

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  3. By the way, I'm your latest follower. Hope you can stop by some time also. Have a great Mother's Day!

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  4. Jumping from Diana's pin me linky party.

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  5. Hi Crystal, thanks for coming over to my blog. Just followed you on bloglovin!
    Beth @ The First Year Blog

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  6. Wow, the sky is the limit as to ideas for decorating your phone!

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  7. Wow, so that's how it's done! That's amazing. Thanks so much for sharing at Give Me The Goods. Hope to see you again next Monday ;)
    Jamie @ somuchbetterwithage.com

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  8. Thanks fro sharing & linking up @ DearCreatives.com I love how yours turned out!Hope to see you again this week. Theresa

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  9. Cool!!! Thanks for sharing at Submarine Sunday!

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  10. Awesome idea, I new not only mod podge could do that! lol I'm so happy that you stopped by and linked this up at Bewitch Me & Titi, thanks! Hope to have you back tomorrow with more amazing creations!

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend

    Hugs
    Cami @ TitiCrafty by Camila

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  11. Such a good idea!! You've been featured this week at Sew Can Do. Stop by & grab a Featured On button. Thanks for sharing this great idea & linking to the Craftastic Monday party at Sew Can Do!

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  12. Genius!!!! I need to get myself and iphone to decorate!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality! I can't wait to see what you link up tomorrow evening!

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  13. Great idea and good tutorial!! Thanks so much for linking up at Romance on a dime!

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  14. Super idea!
    Thanks so much for sharing this craft on Tutorial Thursdays Linky Party. I look forward to visiting your crafts again this week :)
    x
    Natalie
    Marigolds' Loft

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  15. Hey there! Thanks for stopping by Bowdabra a linking up your awesome project! We appreciate it!

    Have a lovely a week,
    Susie@bowdabra
    http://bowdabrablog. com

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Thanks for your lovely comments!