"Maid of Honor" Painted Tote Bag

"Maid of Honor" Painted Tote Bag

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 25th 2016

Mark your friends' participation in your big day with a handmade gift that they will cherish.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • painter's tape
    • #1 liner brush
    • pen
    • cosmetic sponges
    • canvas tote bag
    • alphabet stencil font of choice



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use painter's tape to keep the words straight. Place an alphabet stencil of your choice down on the bag. (Shown: Initial Impressions - Quirky) (You can tape it or just hold it down.) Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Deep Turquoise. Lightly pounce the word "Maid" on the first line.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Once you have "Maid" "f" "Honor", let dry completely. (See photo for placement.)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the ring pattern next to the "F" to spell "Of".
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a #1 liner brush and Yellow Gold (Metallic) to fill in the ring band. Rinse brush.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use the same brush and Deep Turquoise to fill in the diamond. Rinse brush.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use the same brush and Cotton Ball to add detail to the diamond. Rinse brush.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Place the frame stencil from the Quirky Initial Impressions Stencil so the scrolls are at the corners of the design. Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Yellow Gold (Metallic). Lightly pounce over the scroll and repeat on all four corners. Wash stencil.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Once the bag is fully cured, it is ready to fill with wedding party favors.
    16. Instruction #8


    Ring Pattern