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Keep all your gardening gear together in a very inexpensive, hand decorated tote. 
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Each year during the holiday season Barnes & Noble sell a very nice heavy duty tote bags. 

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I stopped in the store after the holiday season and the bags had been marked down (a lot) I bought several knowing I would be able to use them for something!

Step 3: Supplies

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Acrylic paint, a sturdy brush and permanent sharpie markers. 

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Paint the entire tote with the acrylic, the lettering needs several layers of paint.

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When paint is dry bag can be decorated,. I chose to simply draw on it with a sharpie marker.

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The bag will be pretty stiff from the acrylic paint, therefore it stands nicely.

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Pack your supplies and get out in the garden.
Nice tote! beautiful design :)
Lisa Arbolino10 months ago
Great "EyeCatching" Bag..... Unique idea to glamorize an every day Tote.....!!! Thanks for the easy to follow step by step instructions...
Ninzerbean10 months ago
Great doodles!
Susan Cirigliano (author) 10 months ago
Thank You very much!

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