Something about spring makes me want to decorate tote bags. Need a new bag for summer camp? A bag for a birthday party? A bag for the beach? You see where I’m going…. And sometimes you think, what else is there to do with a tote bag than pencil polka dots? Well, friends, here are 25 stylin’ ideas to jazz up your $1.99 Hobby Lobby tote bag (seriously, their cheapest one is my favorite).
26 DIY Tote Bag Ideas
You can tackle this super easy DIY painted farmer’s market tote in no time! If drawing is not your forté , don’t fret; there’s a free downloadable template available, too.
If you thought potato stamps are reserved for kids crafts – think again! This project shows you how to make cute geometrical tote bags with the widely available veggie.
“Look up”, “Create” and “Let your heart sing” are the three designs available as free printables to iron on totes. They’re all pretty and motivating, so we can’t pick one!
Painting the Lovely Indeed logo on a tote bag is not just for die hard fans of the blog, but also for anyone who likes to add a little sweetness to their everyday attire.
Stamp making is easy as can be with a little cardboard and paint! For a nautical style, try making an anchor. Of course, any motif you prefer works on a plain tote!
A positive message on a tote bag is always on point! This stylish typography looks beautiful in red and it can be downloaded and ironed on.
Dip dyeing never gets old! With some textile paint and a canvas tote, you can make all your pastel dreams come true.
The bottom of this tote bag is painted red for a cool color block look, while the fun dots are added with the eraser of a pencil. So easy!
The best tote bag for plant ladies to bring home their newest buys! While the design uses a stencil, it’s painted on top for a more natural effect.
We love this iron-on design for Mother’s Day and beyond! It’s simple and sweet and all the mamas in your life will be happy to have one.