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15 Awesome DIY Phone Cases You Can Make With Inexpensive, Simple Supplies

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Store-bought smartphone cases can be expensive, so instead of purchasing a pre-made case, why not make your own custom one? Show off your personal style with one of these 15 DIY phone cases. Each tutorial uses cheap materials like studs, fabric scraps, even old buttons. Recycle your old iPhone case or grab a plain one for a few dollars and get to crafting.

1.) This pink herringbone pattern is made using washi tape.

1.) This pink herringbone pattern is made using washi tape.

Check out the full tutorial here.

2.) Make a cute leather carrying case for your phone to protect it from damage.

2.) Make a cute leather carrying case for your phone to protect it from damage.

See how to make it here.

3.) Recycle old buttons and make a colorful phone case.

3.) Recycle old buttons and make a colorful phone case.

See the step-by-step here.

4.) Make a camera-style case for your phone using felt.

4.) Make a camera-style case for your phone using felt.

See how to make this here.

5.) For an edgy case, buy some studs, which can be bought at most craft stores.

5.) For an edgy case, buy some studs, which can be bought at most craft stores.

See how it”s made here.

6.) Make your phone look like a tapestry in a few easy steps.

6.) Make your phone look like a tapestry in a few easy steps.

Check out the tutorial here.

7.) Attach your favorite trinkets to your phone case for a textured, 3-D look.

7.) Attach your favorite trinkets to your phone case for a textured, 3-D look.

See the step-by-step here.

8.) Fresh pressed flowers make for an ethereal phone case.

8.) Fresh pressed flowers make for an ethereal phone case.

Check out the tutorial here.

9.) Unleash your inner Trekkie with this Star Trek Spock phone case.

9.) Unleash your inner Trekkie with this <i>Star Trek</i> Spock phone case.

Read the how-to here.

10.) Show how stylish you are with this leather envelope phone case.

10.) Show how stylish you are with this leather envelope phone case.

Check out the step-by-step here.

11.) Seal a glittery phone case with craft finish to keep the glitter from falling off.

11.) Seal a glittery phone case with craft finish to keep the glitter from falling off.

Read the tutorial here.

12.) Make a carrying case out of a box of your favorite candy.

12.) Make a carrying case out of a box of your favorite candy.

Check out the instructions here.

13.) Show off your artistic talent with a DIY doodle case.

13.) Show off your artistic talent with a DIY doodle case.

See how to make it here.

14.) Make a set of best friend phone cases with glitter, fabric, and craft pearls.

14.) Make a set of best friend phone cases with glitter, fabric, and craft pearls.

Get the details here.

15.) This cool ombre phone case is made with paint, water, and a sponge.

15.) This cool ombre phone case is made with paint, water, and a sponge.

See how it”s done here.

I never thought to make my own phone case before, but now I”m full of ideas. I love the 3-D case with the mini figurines attached. Which one will you make?