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As August winds down and September 1 looms, we can’t help but feel slightly nostalgic for our back-to-school days. The promise of pointy pencils, colorful notebooks, and a brand-spankin’-new backpack almost made the foul cafeteria smell and mandatory gym classes worthwhile.
Now that we’re adults (or at the very least, faking it until we make it), nobody’s forcing us to eat soggy mystery meat or run a mile at 8:00 a.m. on a freezing-cold track. And yet, we really wouldn’t mind a new book bag filled with fresh desk supplies…
If you find yourself in the back-to-school spirit, try out these epic DIYs that will sprinkle your adult life with the little things you loved about being a kid.