Love Your Files: How to Make Decorative File Folders

It is National Love Your Files week! What better way to show a little love to your files than creating some decorative file folders?

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How to Create Your Own Decorative File Folders

Decorating your file folders is essentially the same in each tutorial. The difference is in what you choose to decorate with! Have some wrapping paper you love? Use it to decorate your file folders like in this tutorial. One benefit of using wrapping paper, is you can bling-out your folders with some metallic shine, without breaking the bank.

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Source: eHow

Another easy resource for covering your file folders is scrapbook paper! Scrapbook paper comes in a huge assortment of colors and designs, making it easy to match any decor!

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Source: Delicate Construction

Do you like a vintage look? Try using vintage fabric or sheets to cover your file folders! Place them in a vintage file box to complete the look.

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Source: Design Sponge

Have leftover wallpaper from a recent decorating project? Use wallpaper scraps to cover your file folders! If you made your folders match your office walls you will never have to look at those pesky files again! Brings new meaning to the idea of office camouflage!

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Source: Knitionary

Do you love all the decorative washi tapes that are so popular right now? Pick a few of your favorites and start taping the front of your file folders!

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Source: Classroom DIY

What about turning your decorative file folders into hanging pockets? Brilliant!

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Source: At the Well

 

Ready to Get Started?

Start with some basic file folders. Grab some adhesive and your favorite decorative covering (wrapping paper, scrapbook paper, wallpaper, fabric, tape). And get started decorating! You will be loving your files in no time!

♥ Tina

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