DIY Stenciled Backpack

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DIY Stenciled Backpack Even though I’m not going back to school this fall, it’s still one of my favorite times of the year. Treating yourself to new supplies, fresh pens and notebooks?! What a dream. It’s also the time for the most important part, a new backpack! To set yourself apart from others, add a custom floral pattern. It really only takes a few minutes and makes your bag totally unique. Here’s how: Continue reading…

Farmers’ Market Tote

Time: 30 minutes
Materials: tote, freezer paper, fabric paint, sponge brush, xacto knife, iron

DIY Farmers' Market Tote | The Crafted Life

DIY Farmers' Market Tote | The Crafted Life
1. Trace your text on to the freezer paper. Have the wax coated side facing down. You can download the text I used here!

DIY Farmers' Market Tote | The Crafted Life
2. Cut out the text with an xacto knife.

DIY Farmers' Market Tote | The Crafted Life
3. Position & iron on.

DIY Farmers' Market Tote | The Crafted Life
4. Dab on paint, let try, then peel off your stencil.

DIY Farmers' Market Tote | The Crafted Life

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Stenciled Tote

Time: 30 minutes + dry time
Materials:  Tote/Canvas bag, Stencil, fabric paint or marker, cardboard, iron

DIY Stenciled Tote | The Crafted Life
Place cardboard inside the tote so the ink does not bleed through to the other side.

DIY Stenciled Tote | The Crafted Life
Use tape and your other hand to secure your stencil while you paint.

DIY Stenciled Tote | The Crafted Life
Let dry, then iron for 2-3 minutes to set your design.