Mail Tote
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Mail Tote

Make this adorable Spring tote to deliver (or collect!) your Mother's Day mail. Add a natural touch with burlap, then a personal touch with your favorite scrapbook paper and ribbon. You may find your mail tote outshines your mail!
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Spring Fabric Tote
  • Ribbon, 4" – Natural Burlap
  • Scrapbook Paper – Design of Choice
  • Ribbon – Spring
  • Computer and Printer (or Sticker Letters)
  • Tim Holtz® Distress Ink – Brown
  • Scissors
  • Recollections™ Tape Runner
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Cut piece of burlap ribbon to fit center of tote as shown. Adhere with tape runner.

Step 2 Cut piece of scrapbook paper to fit center of tote for your mail message.

Step 3 Use distressed ink to darken edges of paper.

Step 4 Use tape runner to adhere to burlap ribbon.

Step 5 Print out "MAIL" message on computer or use sticker letters to personalize. Tape to center of paper.

Step 6 Tie ribbon through holes of tote for handle.