Next it came to choosing an iPhone case. I loved these Leah Duncan for Uncommon ones, but didn't want to commit and spend too much money yet without knowing what was out there. I didn't want to settle down without playing the field. I didn't want to buy the cow until I tasted the milk...I don't want to make anymore gross analogies.
So instead I bought this $4 case of Amazon with a clear back, leaving the world as my oyster. So I started whipping up some new cases. First, I found this template to work off of (it was easier than creating my own, and hey, why reinvent the wheel?). I then googled a few images I liked, printed them out, and placed a cut out of the template over them, using an X-acto knife to cut out my new case.
It slides right into the clear case! If you don't have an X-acto knife or just hate cutting small circles, you can just cut a rectangle out of the top left to leave room for your camera.
My first choice case was a cheeseburger phone. I could have done a cute, whimsical print, but I just wanted a cheeseburger. But, because I need to pretend to be a grownup sometimes and can't just whip out a cheeseburger phone in meetings, I also made a sleeker, wooden case -
I'm sorry you can see my creepy reflection here.
I have a few more planned, including using up some old wrapping paper I have lying around, and maybe doing a trompe l'oeil studded case, and definitely a Harry Potter case, but for now these were good jumping off points to get me going. Any thoughts on what you'll put on your new custom phone case?