DIY – Recycled tube phone case

Saturday, April 28, 2012

diy recycled tube phone case

Who doesn’t love a good recycling project? This one is really simple. Sometimes liquid soaps come in really pretty tubes. When the tube is empty we usually just trow it away but I thought I could make something useful and pretty out of it. I thought, why not make another phone case? This on is made with an elastic closure, but you could also use velcro. Also, this project is great for making small wallets or credit card holders!

Read how to make this easy recycled tube phone case after the jump. . .

diy recycled tube phone case

What you need for this recycled tube phone case

– empty liquid soap tube (big enough to fit your phone
– scissors
– elastic
– hole punch

diy recycled tube phone case

How to make this recycled tube phone case

Cut of the round bottom of the tube. Fit your phone inside and decide the height of your phone case. Cut of the plastic about an inch higher then the phone. Now you need to cut the front of the case at the height of your phone. So the back will be an inch higher then the front. This will be the flap of the phone case. Punch two holes in the back of the phone case. One about half an inch below the top, and one about half an inch below that. Pull the elastic true the holes. Tighten the elastic and make a knot. Cut off. Move the knot to the inside of the phone case. That’s it!

7 Responses
  • Swaen
    April 28, 2012

    Wat een leuk idee! Nu snel op zoek naar een lege tube!
    Liefs, Swaen

  • Annabella Merlin
    April 30, 2012

    Wow! Never thought I could use empty facial scrub containers for something cute and useful! Thanks for sharing this!

    Annabella Merlin
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  • anouschattack
    May 13, 2012

    ik heb al de hele avond knutselkriebels. dit is een leuke diy om zo te gaan maken. even op zoek.gaan naar een lege/bijna lege tupe. xx

  • Rebekah
    November 13, 2012

    you can also make it even more pretty by useing sone pretty duck tape! 😉

  • anon.
    December 27, 2012

    i like it yeah… don’t get me wrong….its pretty and all…..but why are you gonna go make a phone cover using a empty facial scrub containers…. JUST MAKING A POINT, NOT TRYING BE RUDE. 😉

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    January 17, 2013

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    May 7, 2013

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