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Animal-Stenciled Drawstring Backpack

Transform a basic sack by painting on your honeybunny's favorite animal. For ours, we chose a rabbit.

stencil personalized backpack

Photography: CHELSEA CAVANAUGH

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2017

Introduction

For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Back to School Crafts and DIY Backpacks.

materials

  • Drawstring bag (Pictured: CarryGreen drawstring bag, $8.50 for 2, amazon.com)
  • Craft paint

steps

  1. Cut apart stencil designs along the perforated lines and lay out onto tote bag. Peel off backing and adhere in desired placement.
  2. Apply craft paint on stencil designs using the foam pouncer; let dry completely. Repeat until you achieve an overall pattern or desired coverage.

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