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New Look for your Holga!

Somehow I wanted to redesign another camera, after I had redesigned a few La Sardinas. I wanted to give another camera a new look. My choice fell on my Woca 120 GF, it's identical to the Holga 120 GFN.

You’ll need:

  • Paper with pattern or design of your choice
  • double-sided tape
  • scissors
  • transparent adhesive tape
  • black marker pen
  • pencil

I had for ages a nice paper from the craft store at home, with many white cats as a motive. The paper is about twice as thick as normal printer paper. Finally I had the idea to use this paper.

First I took off the back part of the Woca and stuck a piece of clear adhesive tape. With a black marker pen, I marked the boundary and the film window for a template. The adhesive film I took off again and stuck it on a paper. Using scissors, I cut out the template and put it on my design paper. With a pencil I outlined the template, and then cut out the back.

For the front, I have measured the size and cut out my paper and just rounded the corners on one side. I’ve stuck to the double sided tape and this on ​​the camera.


Finally, I made ​​another PEARLGIRL shield for the back with a label printer. The edges of the paper I painted with the black marker, so that the edges are no longer noticeable.

Have fun with you new Holga!
Your Pearlgirl

written by pearlgirl77 and translated by brommi


  1. desibel


    So cute! I love the print :)

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  2. boredslacker


    Do have problems with the paper peeling off? I tried the same label on my cam, but it dropped off after one try :(

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  3. pearlgirl77


    @desibel thank you
    @boredslacker ... yes.. i realised it after writing the articel.. but now it's okay.. always when i see the extending edges i put them down and hold it with pressure a while.. after 4-5 times it's now okay. hope you geht it fixed :(

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