The global mobile phone insurance market could be worth a staggering USD 59.97 billion by 2028, highlighting how worried consumers are about damaging their devices. But, rather than relying on an insurance company to repair or replace your phone, it would be better not to damage it in the first place, and you can easily learn how to make a phone case to protect your prized possession.
Although you may be worried about making a mistake that leaves your phone vulnerable, you can follow some simple tips to create a high-quality silicone DIY phone case that is robust and durable.
Keep reading to learn more.
Gather Your Materials Together
If you’re going to make the best phone case, you need to prepare properly and gather all your materials in one place. You’ll need around tablespoons of cornstarch, 2-3 tablespoons of liquid silicone, 5 or 10 drops of liquid dye, a rolling pin, a mixing bowl, and plastic gloves. You should also obtain a craft blade and sandpaper.
Set these materials up in a well-ventilated area, and you’re ready to begin.
Mix the Cornstarch and Silicone
While wearing plastic gloves, add the cornstarch and silicone to a bowl and mix them together. Next, put in some liquid dye, and you can choose your favorite color to make your phone case look fantastic.
Create a Dough
Knead your mixture to create a dough, and this could take around twenty minutes to achieve. While your dough might still be soft, it should not be powdery. If there is powder present, you need to keep kneading for a while longer.
Wrap Your Phone With the Dough
You can now place your phone on your dough sheet and use a spatula to ensure the mixture covers the sides of your device. If there are any creases, you can straighten these out to make your phone case smoother.
If you’re finding this step difficult and are worried your phone won’t be properly protected, you may prefer to buy an affordable yet robust case such as this Galaxy S22 cover.
Let Your Phone Case Dry
Depending on the type of silicone, it can take as little as two hours or as much as twenty-four hours for your cover to dry. When the case is solid, and you can’t make a dent in the surface, remove your phone from the cover and trim off any rough edges.
This is also the time to finish your case by cutting out holes for the charger and headphones ports and to use sandpaper to smooth the surface of your phone cover.
Now You Know How to Make a Phone Case At Home
Learning how to make a phone case can be fun and relatively straightforward. It’s important to prepare your materials in advance and to take care when wrapping your phone. You should also be patient and be sure your phone case has dried properly before use.
This can give you confidence your phone will be protected by a robust and aesthetically-pleasing case.
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