How to Make a D.I.Y Phone Case (Aztec Print)

A creative way to design your own phone case! :)

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How to Make a D.I.Y Phone Case (Aztec Print)
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Get all the supplies listed together.

Get all the supplies listed together.

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You'll first take the iPhone case. Note: I did all the designs free-hand.

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Set the case on the table.

Set the case on the table.

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Before we start here are some examples of different pattern ideas.

Before we start here are some examples of different pattern ideas.

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Take your first marker (any color you'd like). I started with a thin solid line and a dotted line (about 10 dots). *MAKE SURE YOU GO SLOW AND STEADY*

Take your first marker (any color you'd like). I started with a thin solid line and a dotted line (about 10 dots). *MAKE SURE YOU GO SLOW AND STEADY*

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After the first two designs I added two more solid lines. (Each time I change up the color.)

After the first two designs I added two more solid lines. (Each time I change up the color.)

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Next I added a dash line (about 6 dashes). I also added a very thin solid line. *MAKE SURE YOU'RE STILL GOING SLOW AND STEADY*

Next I added a dash line (about 6 dashes). I also added a very thin solid line. *MAKE SURE YOU'RE STILL GOING SLOW AND STEADY*

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I added 1 more thin blue line and did zig-zags in between. Also added a very THICK purple line with a thick black line below it.

I added 1 more thin blue line and did zig-zags in between. Also added a very THICK purple line with a thick black line below it.

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I added a couple more solid lines. Below those I have a blue squiggly line. After, I added slashes of a mixture of pink and maroon.

I added a couple more solid lines. Below those I have a blue squiggly line. After, I added slashes of a mixture of pink and maroon.

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I added a solid green line and then outlined it with black lines. After, I added zig-zags in between.

I added a solid green line and then outlined it with black lines. After, I added zig-zags in between.

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Next, I added blue sideway arrows (about 14). Then I added about 9 dashes below it.

Next, I added blue sideway arrows (about 14). Then I added about 9 dashes below it.

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Below the blue dashes I added a thin brown solid line. After that I added purple triangles. In between the spaces of the purple triangles I made black triangles.

Below the blue dashes I added a thin brown solid line. After that I added purple triangles. In between the spaces of the purple triangles I made black triangles.

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After the triangle designs I added a blue solid line below. After, I made pink dashes. In between those dashes I put small dots. Finally, for the last design it was just a thin line.

After the triangle designs I added a blue solid line below. After, I made pink dashes. In between those dashes I put small dots. Finally, for the last design it was just a thin line.

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After designing it, I'm now going to add the elephant sticker.

After designing it, I'm now going to add the elephant sticker.

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You'll need nail glue OR super glue.

You'll need nail glue OR super glue.

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I decided to switch the elephant because I thought it looked better. After you put glue on it stick it right smack in the middle.

I decided to switch the elephant because I thought it looked better. After you put glue on it stick it right smack in the middle.

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Next we're going to spray paint the back. *MAKE SURE WHEN YOU'RE SPRAYING YOUR ARM IS 12 INCHES A WAY FROM THE CASE* Wait about an hour after spraying.

Next we're going to spray paint the back. *MAKE SURE WHEN YOU'RE SPRAYING YOUR ARM IS 12 INCHES A WAY FROM THE CASE* Wait about an hour after spraying.

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After spray painting you should have an outline. When it's all dried just make sure you look over the case. If it isn't dry wait for about another 5 minutes.

After spray painting you should have an outline. When it's all dried just make sure you look over the case. If it isn't dry wait for about another 5 minutes.

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I decided to add sparkly nail polish on to each side. First I did the left side.

I decided to add sparkly nail polish on to each side. First I did the left side.

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After, I did the right side. Wait for each side to dry. (about 15 minutes)

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After the sparkly nail polish is dry on each side, DON'T FORGET TO SPRAY PAINT EACH SIDE! (Note: Remember to be about 12 inches a way from the phone case)

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This is what the final product should look like! I hope you enjoyed my Snapguide :)

This is what the final product should look like! I hope you enjoyed my Snapguide :)

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