Alphabet Tote in Blues and Blacks

Alphabet Tote in Blues and Blacks

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 15th 2015

Make fun tote bags for teachers or kids using the alphabet with Americana Multi Surface Satins and stencils!


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • wax paper or freezer paper
    • cosmetic sponge
    • burlap tote bag



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Remove any tags from tote bag. Use scissors to cut a piece of wax or freezer paper to put inside the bag to prevent paint from going through.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 3/4" Flat brush load separately with Americana Multi- Surface Satin colors; Deep Turquoise, Coastal Waters, and True Blue. To loosely and randomly add color and blend all into each other while wet. It will almost give you a watercolor effect but with bold color.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use same brush and Black Tie to paint the border around the bag. Let dry completely.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Place "From A to Z" Stencil in the blue area. Load a cosmetic sponge with Black Tie and pounce until the whole stencil is filled in.
    8. Instruction #4