10 Insanely Creative Ways To DIY Your School Locker

Ease the crushing feeling of going back to school by giving yourself something to look forward to — like a locker that isn't totally boring.

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It's the time of year again where your kids are going to be hounding you for cash for new clothes and school supplies that'll make them actually want to crack open a textbook. Don't let their lockers be another expense to add to the list. We've rounded up plenty of creative ways to DIY locker decor that aren't only cute, they're totally functional, too. Don't be surprised if you want to steal a couple of these for your home office.

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1 Make a Ziploc Weekly Calendar.
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Spoiler: Dry erase markers wipe off a Ziploc bag like magic.

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2 Show Off Your Mood With Emoji Magnets.
Courtesy of The Surznick Common Room

Now when your friends leave you notes, you can tell how they really feel without reading between the lines.

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3 Glitterbomb Clothespins To Make Glam Photo Hangers.
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Hang up pictures of you and your squad in style.

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4 DIY Your Own Locker Pockets.
Courtesy of Fiskars

Why are you even surprised that these Duck Tapes pockets are insanely sturdy?!

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5 Have A Place For Everything With This Homework Caddy.
Courtesy of Aunt Peaches

Behold: Your locker organization problems, solved.

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6 Make It #ThrowbackEveryday With This Retro Accessory.
Courtesy of Adrienne Elizabeth

Corral books, extra supplies, or snacks in these cool vintage bins made out of plastic containers.

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7 Create Your Own Faux Druzy Magnets.
Courtesy of Sisoo

The most glam way to pin up all your notes and due-date reminders.

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8 Use Sleek Shopping Bags As Organizers.
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Not that we have a ton of spare Tiffany's bags lying around, but if we did, this is how we'd use them.

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9 Corral Loose Papers Easily.
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Don't toss your cereal boxes just yet — you can totally upcycle them into magnetic bins to hold papers, notebooks, and more.

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10 Build In Some Bookshelves — With Hardly Any Effort.
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The school didn't put them in, but that doesn't mean you can't.

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