Stenciled Fall Tote
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Stenciled Fall Tote

You'll look chic and eco-friendly using this tote to pick up some groceries or head to the park. It's perfect for all your fall activities!

Designed by DecoArt® Design Team.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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 Americana Acrylic Paint, small

Americana Acrylic Paint


Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface™ Acrylic Paints – Pink Cadillac, Poppy, Pumpkin Patch, Paprika, Muted Gold, Brown Sugar and Cocoa Bean
  • DecoArt® Patio Paint™ Self-Adhesive Stencils – Botanical Garden, Latin Inspiration and Funky Flowers
  • DecoMagic Brush Cleaner
  • Rope-handled Tote Bag
  • Paintbrushes – Stencil
  • Water Container
  • Palette (or Plastic Plate)
  • Paper Towels
  • Brush Soap
  • Tack Rag

Project Instructions

Step 1
Remove bottom of bag and set aside.

Step 2
Place bag on work surface. Pull side and bottom gussets of bag out and flatten bag as much as possible. (Avoid placing stencils along edge of bag where inner seams are.)

Step 3
Place first scroll on bag about 1" from edge and apply Cocoa Bean paint.

Step 4
Place second scroll so that it slightly overlaps first scroll and paint with Brown Sugar.

Step 5
Continue to place and paint each of two scrolls along side and bottom of bag alternating between Cocoa Bean and Brown Sugar.

Step 6
Place larger daisy-shaped stencil from Funky Flowers stencil package alongside scroll and paint with Poppy. Continue by painting Poppy-colored flower in two or three places.

Step 7
Place smaller daisy-shaped stencil in three or four different spots along scrolls and paint Pink Cadillac.

Step 8
Place larger daisy-shaped stencil alongside scrolls and paint Pumpkin Patch.

Step 9
Place flower stencil from Botanical Garden stencil package in three or four places and paint Muted Gold.

Step 10
Place smallest flower stencil from Latin Inspiration stencil package atop larger Pumpkin Patch daisies and paint Paprika.

Step 11
Place smallest daisy-shaped stencil atop Poppy daisies and paint Paprika.

Step 12
Let dry completely.

Step 13
Once dry, replace bottom of bag.


Allow to dry between steps. Clean stencils after each use with Brush Cleaner.