Monogrammed Canvas Mini Tote

Monogrammed Canvas Mini Tote

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 10th 2016

Carry this personalized tote on your next trip to the market.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 1" flat brush
    • cardboard
    • 1" painter's tape
    • small burlap tote
    • iron and ironing board
    • small round brush
    • 1" stencil brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Iron the canvas tote surface flat, if needed.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Insert cardboard or waxed paper inside the tote to prevent the paint from bleeding through to the opposite side.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Using 1" painter's tape, create a square outline.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Using a 1" flat brush, apply a basecoat of Snow White to the outlined square.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Position the stencil in desired location. Secure with tape, if needed. (Shown: the chevron from the Between the Lines - Saloon Stencil) Use a stencil brush to apply Marigold. (If the stencil is not large enough, you may need to re-position it and align the stencil to complete the background.)
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Position the monogram stencil as desired. (Shown: Between the Lines - Saloon.) Apply Heritage Brick using a stencil brush.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Using a small round brush, outline the square with Heritage Brick. Rinse brush. Let dry. Once dry, outline the monogram and chevron square with Lamp Black.
    14. Instruction #7