Monday, May 20, 2013

Painted Canvas Tote Bags

This weekend we celebrated the upcoming marriage of one of my best friends, Lauren. We decided to make a few crafts as part of the Bachelorette weekend!

I brought supplies for everyone to paint their own canvas bag!

  • Canvas bags-- I bought them in packs of 3 at Michaels
  • Acrylic paints
  • painters tape
  • paint brushes

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We used painters tape to tape off designs on our bags....stripes and chevron were both really popular! We painted the bags and then removed the tape. Once the paint was dry, some of the girls decided to freehand their initials on the bag as well. I think they turned out great!

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Here is a look at all the designs they came up with!

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We had such a  great time and the bags turned out great!


  1. They turned out very cute! What a fun and easy project!

  2. love this post and your blog Katie! I had SO much fun making these cute bags with you and getting to know you girls this weekend! :) Can't wait for the wedding!

  3. Your bags are all awesome!!! All of you are very creative and you did a very great job in redesigning your bags. I love all of it and I will definitely try those tips on my plain canvas bag.