We often have too many in our home, here are some fantastic and creative ideas for what to do with plain tote bags!
Hey friends, I used to think plain tote bags were lame and boring. But then while I was researching this post for you guys, I discovered that you can do some totally incredible things with plain tote bags.
You can get plain canvas tote bags in tons of places including the dollar store or the craft store, and of course, online. They are cheap but sturdy and best of all, they are useful! We love a tote bag for carrying library books. We take them to the grocery store or farmers market. We let the kids put their things in one to carry around. They are literally a workhorse.
But let me tell you my favorite secret thing to do with tote bags…they’re super awesome to use for craft night with grownup friends or class parties or birthday parties. They fit all the perfect group crafting criteria, they’re cheap, they can be easily personalized by anyone, you can use all kinds of different craft supplies and materials on them, and the person gets a useful finished project at the end! It’s like the crafting holy grail.
Speaking of all the different craft supplies you can use on your plain totes, here are some ideas off the top of my head…
Craft supplies you can use with tote bags:
- fabric paint
- glitter glue
- fabric markers
- acrylic craft paint
- iron-on decals
- iron-on letters
- heat transfer vinyl
- printable iron-on paper
- iron-on patches
- tie dye
- rhinestones and sparkles
I could go on and on, but let’s take a look at some really great ideas from around the web for what to do with plain tote bags! These inspirational projects are truly gorgeous!
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