We all love our phones, but every time we get a new one, we’re forced to realize that the accessories that go with them add up to a noticeable sum of money. Check out these cool DIY phone ideas and be inspired. You don’t have to get all the linked products when you’re smart enough to try these hacks.
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DIY Phone Cases
Fun phone cases make a statement and add to your tech savvy reputation. But we soon get bored of the ones we have, and then we go shopping for even more of them. That adds up quickly, especially if you’re into iPhones! Check out these cool ways to personalize an ordinary clear plastic phone case. Now you can change your case as often as you like.
DIY Phone Holders
DIY Phone Stand
Do you still have a few old cassette boxes lying around? Put them to good use! With only a little DIY know-how, you can turn them into professional-looking clear phone stands.
DIY Running Belt
Some good music while you run helps you to max your running performance. But what to do with the phone? A bit of basic needle craft and a few odds and ends are all you need to make your own running belt to take care of your phone while you work off a few calories.
DIY Phone Charging Holder
Time to charge that phone. The socket is handy, but where to put the phone where it will be safe from accidents? This clever idea allows you to upcycle an ordinary plastic bottle into a neat phone holder that neatly holds your phone just below or beside the wall socket.
DIY Phone Speaker
When you want to share sounds with your friends, your regular phone speaker just isn’t loud enough. You could go out and buy an external speaker – or you can grab a Pringles tube and turn it into an amplifier for your cell phone. It works! Try this genius idea and get into the groove.
DIY Touchscreen Gloves
Chilly winter days mean that it’s time to put those gloves on. But now, your touch screen doesn’t want to know you! Instead of buying touch screen gloves, you can turn regular ones into electronics-friendly touch screen gloves with a few lengths of special thread. Simple!
DIY Phone Projector
It’s ridiculous how quickly and easily you can make a smart phone projector that works! All you need is a magnifying glass lens and a cardboard box. We’re not kidding you! We can’t wait to try this super simple five-minute craft idea.
DIY 3D Hologram Pyramid
We’re amazed at how easy and cheap it can be to make seeming tech miracles happen. Project three-D holograms by simply cutting up a CD case and gluing it into a pyramid. Rest it on your screen, and WOW! Cost: some glue and a CD case. Unbelievable, but true!
Other DIY Ideas
Want more? Check out these easy projects.
- DIY Phone Mount via cnet.com
- DIY Touchscreen Stylus via youtube.com/innovacrafts
- DIY Portable Phone Charger via facebook.com/buzzfeednifty
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