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DIY Monogram Crest Canvas Tote Bags

At a Glance:

Project #15089 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Martha Stewart Logo
supplies

Martha Stewart® Stencil Tape

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.00
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Martha Stewart® Foam Pouncers Set - 6pc

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Martha Stewart® Dauber Set

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Martha Stewart® Stencil Brush Set - 3pc

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Martha Stewart® Adhesive Stencil - Crest

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.00
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Martha Stewart® Adhesive Stencil - Didot

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.00
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Martha Stewart® Adhesive Stencil - Elegant Script

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.00
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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Scottish Highlands

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.00
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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Wild Blueberry

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Plum

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Gray Wolf

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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Two (2) canvas tote bags
  • Paper towels
  • Container for water
  • Palette
  • Cardboard cut to size of canvas bags
  • Iron

Instructions

Preparation

  1. Refer to the Basic Stenciling Tips for information on using Martha Stewart Stencils.

K Tote Bag

  1. Position stencil where desired. Stencil crest Gray Wolf using a small dauber, pouncer or stencil brush.
  2. Stencil leaves Scottish Highland and berries Wild Blueberry. While paint is still wet, lift to remove stencil and allow to dry.
  3. Select any Martha Stewart Lettering Stencil to add a monogram. “K” was added using the 5677 Didot Lettering Stencil and Gray Wolf.

M Tote Bag

  1. Measure and tape a horizontal line across the bottom of the tote bag approximately three inches up.
  2. Paint below the taped line Wild Blueberry using a large pouncer. Let dry. If needed, apply a second coat for opaque coverage. Remove tape and allow to dry.
  3. Positon chosen crest stencil where desired. Stencil crest Wild Blueberry using a small dauber, pouncer or stencil brush.
  4. Stencil leaves Scottish highland and flowers Plum. White paint is still wet, lift to remove stencil and allow to dry.
  5. Select any Martha Stewart Lettering Stencil to add a monogram or letter. “M” was added using 5681 Elegant Script Lettering stencil and Wild Blueberry.

Clean Up

  1. Wash all stencils, brushes, and tools immediately after use before the paint dries.
  2. Cleaned stencils should be stored on the backer sheet for future use.

Finishing

  1. Allow the painted project to dry 72 hours and then heat set to enhance the project's durability.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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