DIY Back to School Supplies for Teens

Once summer turns to fall it’s time to turn over a new leaf – including getting your back to school supplies and nails in order. You may want to DIY a cute notebook cover or purchase stationery in a selection of pastel hues. So grab some inspiration from these ideas to get you to the top of the class.

Back to School Supplies


1. DIY Notebook Cover

DIY Notebook Cover
Transform a dull noetbook using washi tape to diagonally divide the front cover. Using acrylic paint in pastel blue and pink paint each half in those colors. Finish with a cute bear at the crner.
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2. Pastel Supplies

Pastel Supplies
Pastel colors in stationery is a trend that is unlikely to go away. Whether you love Sharpies or Stabilo pens – every brand seems to have these colors widely available.


3. Back to School Supplies

Back to School Supplies
Kit yourself out with a purple backpack stocked with purple earphones and a purple document organizer to make sure your notes are easily accessible when you need them.

4. Cute Pouch Makeover

Cute Pouch Makeover
Purchase a plain canvas pouch and turn it into something much cuter with blue and pink paint. Finish by using a stencil to create eyelashes. This is so adorable you may even want to use it as a purse too.
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5. Whats in my Backpack

Whats in my Backpack
Teal is a wonderful color to get supplies in and it’s a color that seems to always be on trend.


6. School Supplies

School Supplies
A great color to complement teal is pink and you can find many products in this color combinations for example teal notebooks with a pink rose print overlay.


7. Pink & Blue Theme

Pink & Blue Theme
Pink & Blue looks great together – especially when it comes to looking cool for school. You can mix all sorts of patterns for this theme such as a rose printed folder or a blue phone cover.

8. Emergency Supplies

Emergency Supplies
Emergency supplies are vital so you don’t get caught out. Make up a cute bag for your locker containing items such as band aids, bobby pins, deodorant, money, pads, tissues and chewing gum. Basically items you need to freshen up – or just some spare cash for that unplanned starbucks after school.


9. Pastel Stationery

Pastel Stationery
Candy colored items look great on your desk, whether it’s highlighters, washi tape, or pens – stationery in this color will keep you looking sweet.


10. Everything You Need

Everything You Need
Make sure you stock up on everything you need before the school year starts. This list thinks of everything from the color pens right down to your phone charger.


11. Color Coded

Color Coded
Stay on top of your organization by color coding subjects that can be carried through to your locker. For example you may choose blue for math and red for science and so on.


12. Post-its

Post-its come in all shapes and sciences so they can be a great tool to keep you organized.

13. School Essentials

School Essentials
The items in this backpack make sure you are going to be fresh all day for example water to keep you hydrated and chewing gum to keep your breath fresh.

14. What to keep in your backpack

What to keep in your backpack
This extensive list makes sure you won’t be caught out – from emergency money to sanitary products you will be well prepared for whatever the day throws at you.

15. All Pink

All Pink
The pink colors will really cheer you up as you go through the school day – after all how can you frown when everything is rose tinted or bright pink in your day!

16. Purple

A patterned back pack is always a good idea especially if it comes in a purple shade!

17. Emergency Kit

Emergency Kit
You can store whatever you like in your emergency kit – those items that you consider to be must have.

18. Back to School Kit

Back to School Kit

19. School emergency kit for girls

School emergency kit for girls

20. Survival Kit

Survival Kit

21. Paper Covers

Paper Covers
Vintage pastel book covers and hand written fonts are a really creative way to cover school books.

22. Pastel Pens

Pastel Pens

See the Printable on Etsy

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