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5 simple yet creative ways to personalise kids’ school stationery
Getting your kids school ready can be a stressful time for parents. Kids can be fussy when it comes to the look and style of their school stationery, which is all a part of their self-expression. However, off-the-shelf back to school supplies can have a 'generic' look and don't offer the best outlet for this self-expression.
To save you the stress and hassle, we've created a list of our top five projects for personalising your kids stationery. With our massive range of DIY school supplies, getting your kids school ready has never been easier - and fun!
Personalised Pencil Case using Cricut
Understanding just how much of a hassle it can be getting your kids school ready, Stephanie Martinez teamed up with Spotlight to show you how you can easily make a stylish and personalised pencil case your kids will love. You can download our free project sheet for everything you'll need, and her video tutorial will walk you through each step.
You'll learn how to use the Cricut design space app to create a personalised pencil case that will reflect your child's unique personality. This is the perfect Cricut project for making fun and simple DIY school supplies. Whether it's one pencil case for school or multiple for each class, your child will be the envy of all their friends.
Washi Tape Covered Stationery
Washi tape is incredibly popular when it comes to making personalised stationery. This colourful, multi-purpose masking tape is excellent for covering journals, notepads, study books and much more. By downloading our project sheet, you'll learn everything you need to take your kid's back to school supplies to the next level!
With a variety of vibrant colours and designs, our washi tape project is another great idea for creating personalised stationery just in time for school. Whether it's a pen, pencil, acrylic paint or even crayon, your kids can draw and write over the covering to further add a unique touch to their notepad.
Personalised Water Bottles
When it comes to fun Cricut projects for back to school, you can't go past a personalised water bottle. Featuring a downloadable project sheet, our personalised water bottle project will list everything you'll need and explain the process for creating a stylish design so you can begin experimenting with your own designs!
Depending on your child's personality, you can choose to add their name so it doesn't accidentally get mixed up at school, or choose to go all out in big, bold and colourful designs. As they'll be using it throughout the day, nothing beats having a personalised water bottle when going back to school.
DIY Pencil Case and Library Bags
For the ultimate personalised school supplies, why not make it from scratch? Our pencil case and library bag project will show you just how easy it is to make your own so your child can express their personality in class. Download our project sheet to find out what you'll need and a list of simple steps to follow.
This is a great back to school idea because you can create a unique pencil case in a range of different stylish fabrics for a truly personalised touch for your kids. A homemade library bag is also perfect for school as your kids will be using it to carry their books to most of their classes - in style!
Handmade Bag Tag
Make sure your child's bag never gets misplaced by making them their very own handmade bag tag. Not only will it add a personalised touch, but you can create a range of fantastic designs and styles to express the unique personality of your child when they go back to school! Our handmade bag tag project comes with a downloadable project sheet that will list everything you'll need to get started.
When it comes to making personalised stationery and DIY school supplies for when your kid goes back to school, check out our range of fun project ideas and everything else you'll need at Spotlight.