Email Signup

Subscribe to the PLAID Crafts Newsletter,
and we’ll throw in $10 towards your next purchase.

Painted Paper Bag Planters

By: Jesse Pniewski

At a Glance:

Project #15039 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active

This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Yellow Crochet, 8 oz. - 34156

Number Needed: 1 $7.99 $4.65
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Patina, 8 oz. - 34803

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Glacier, 8 oz. - 34162

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Cottage White, 8 oz. - 34929

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Bronze Taklon Set, 3 pc. - 50559

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Lettering and Detail Set - 30775

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

  • Recycled brown paper bags
  • Paper towels
  • Water basin
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Using a 1” Flat brush, basecoat each bag using Glacier, Yellow Crochet, Patina or Cottage White. Let Dry. Apply a second coat, if necessary.
  2. Using a #12 Round brush, paint loose designs on the bags like stripes, dashes, or “v” shapes. Use the project photo as reference. Paint the patterns using Cottage White on the Glacier, Patina and Yellow Crochet bags. Use any color to paint the patterns on the Cottage White bags. Let dry.
  3. When the bags are dry, cut the tops off of some of the bags at different heights to create different sized bags.
  4. Carefully crush the tops of the bags with your hand to soften the paper. Then, roll the tops of the bags down.

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.

Hanging Planter
New!
Hanging Planter
DIY Stamped Fabric Throw Pillow
New!
DIY Stamped Fabric Throw Pillow
Cute Halloween Sign
New!
Cute Halloween Sign
Bold Monogram Watering Can
New!
Bold Monogram Watering Can