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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 :)
Great "EyeCatching" Bag..... Unique idea to glamorize an every day Tote.....!!! Thanks for the easy to follow step by step instructions...
Ninzerbean2 years ago
Great doodles!
Susan Cirigliano (author) 2 years ago
Thank You very much!