With the summer slowly ending, the retailers are starting to stock up on school supplies. If you’re about to start a new year in high school or college, you’re probably already planning the back to school shopping. Before you go, take a look at the ideas presented here and see if there is something you can DIY and save money.
Start a Bullet Journal
Have you heard about the bullet journal craze? Bullet journal is “the analog system for the digital age,” as defined by its creator Ryder Carroll. This system could easily replace store-bought planners if you put some time into it. Though there are some basic guidelines, you can customize it completely and make it work for your own needs.
Make Your Own Bookmarks
You can never have enough bookmarks. You can make your own, and very cute ones, by finding some cute patterns and printing them on a thin cardboard then tying a tassel at one end.
With a few supplies and some imagination, you can make personal notebooks that will reflect your own style. The ideas are endless – you can use old magazines, washi tape, sharpie, and anything else you want.
Decorate Your Pencil Case with Watercolor
Isn’t it awesome? You can easily make this rainbow pencil case by buying a plain white one and decorating it with watercolor.
Redecorate Your Study Corner
For a fresh start and more productivity, consider redecorating your study corner. You will feel better in your new environment and want to spend more time in it, just make sure you use it for studying and not scrolling social media.