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Create your own DIY Easter tote bag this year!

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Create your own DIY Easter tote bag this year!
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Create your own DIY Easter tote bag this year!

designed by Micaela Spiggle

You ccan make your own cute Easter craft using paint and a plain bag. What a fun unique Easter basket!

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Chick (DA543)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Lavender Fields (DA530)
  • Orange Sherbet (DA510)
  • Turquoise Waters (DA525)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • pencil (or pen)
  • wax paper
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • #1 liner brush
  • #1 round brush
  • feathers (color of choice)
  • ribbon (color of choice)
  • canvas tote bag (Michaels)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Tear a sheet of wax paper and place inside the bag to keep paint from seeping through the bag.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use the #1 round brush and Chick to fill in the chick's head. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use the pencil or pen and the tracing and transfer papers to transfer the chick face and word pattern to the bag.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use the #1 round brush and Orange Sherbet to fill in the beak. Rinse brush.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use the #1 round brush and Turquoise Waters to fill in the eyes. Rinse brush.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use the #1 liner brush and Lavender Fields to paint on the words. Rinse brush.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use the handle end of the #1 liner brush and Cotton Ball to dot on reflections in the eyes. Rinse brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use a hot glue gun to attach the feathers on the handle at the front of the tote. Use scissors to cut ribbon. Tie the ribbon into a bow and hot glue the bow over the feathers.
    Step 7 Example
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