We all know the back-to-school season can be an expensive one. Little purchases here and there quickly add up to a much larger expense for which you or your family may not have been prepared. If you're looking to save where you can, we've rounded up a few projects that you can make yourself and will actually find very useful throughout the school year. Here's a bonus - you'll get the opportunity to personalize ordinary items making them even more special for the student in your life.
Using Martha Stewart stencils and premium craft paints means your projects will withstand the rigors of a high impact school year, plus these tools make it a breeze to create with older kids! Get product listing and instructions from the links below:
Help the kiddos stay organized on the go with this fun DIY gym bags and water bottle combo
for all the after school activities.
Continue the organization at home with modern decor pieces like this wall organizer and storage boxes
Set them apart from the rest of the pack with DIY stenciled backpacks, notebooks and pouches.
Source: Design Improvised
Source: The Crafted Life
Make lunchtime the highlight of their day with these lunch totes and reusable snack bags
Add a little bit of happy to your study space with this DIY file folder, pencil holder and case