Bring Out Your Inner Artist with Oil Paint iPhone Case

I’m an iPhone case junkie. Instead of changing my purse or nail color, I love finding a new iPhone case to suit my ever-evolving personality. Recently, 1byone sent me its Natural Wood Case for iPhone 6s or 6s Plus ($9.99) with oil painting color. When I requested the item, I was impressed by the low price point, and now that I’m using it, I’m even more satisfied. The case is true to its picture, with beautiful wood grain peaking through the splashes of color.

We all know the saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” But when it comes to products, I always judge them by their packaging. 1byone immediately caught my attention with simple packaging that reveals the new case like opening a small drawer. Upon inspecting the case, it feels and looks well-made with a shiny exterior and soft interior. Sliding my iPhone into the pocket is easy. I can still use the sleep/wake button; although, I sometimes have a hard time knowing where it is since the iPhone holder covers it.

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The case covers the screen for scratch protection and is held closed by small magnets. The case has holes for the speakers on the bottom of the iPhone and a hole for the mic at the top. The back of the case also leaves camera access so you don’t have to remove your phone to snap photos. The interior of the case includes a pocket for credit cards or your ID. However, having only one card slot is inconvenient and adding two more would be a great improvement, in my opinion. Also, the interior features a small note from 1byone, “Premium wood goods for samrt phone.” Samrt. The typo doesn’t affect the quality of the case at all, but I’m enough of a editor for it to bug me that the error went uncaught.



  • Beautiful, love the oil paint colors

  • Magnetic closure

  • Feels good in hand


  • Fishing for sleep/wake button at times

  • Interior typo: “samrt phone”


Final Verdict:

For ten dollars, you’d be hard-pressed to find a case that looks this good. If you like the cover design, go for it. 1byone's Natural Wood case delivers on its promises.


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Conner Carey

Conner Carey's writing can be found at She is currently writing a book, creating lots of content, and writing poetry via @conpoet on Instagram. She lives in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi as they slow-travel around the country.