Monday, August 13, 2012

Bags for Library Books

I found a three pack of canvas bags at Hobby Lobby a few weeks ago, and was hoping I'd be inspired to complete a project. I decided I would use some materials I had around the house to make some library bags from my little cousins.  I gathered some doilies, paint, and sticker letters.
 I taped down the doilies around the edges of one side of the bag and painted. They all came from the Dollar Tree.
 I painted the sticker letters as well to help them match the design that was painted on.  Here are the two bags that I made for the little ladies. 


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Megan

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17 comments:

  1. Love this project to keep everyone excited about reading. Thanks for sharing. ;o)

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  2. I love library bags! Yours turned out so cute. I love any project that encourages reading and a love for books. You could also add a badge (like you would attach to a lanyard) attached with a key chain to the bag handle so your cousins have a place for their library card.

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  3. I can't wait to try that technique on my drying rack. Looks great!

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  4. So cute! Love the colours together and the doilies worked great as stencils. Thanks for sharing at Etcetorize this week!

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  5. love your craft in fact we have did projects like this before

    come see what we shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  6. Thank you for following my blog With A Blast - I am following you now via GFC as well!
    Linda

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  7. So cute! Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party.

    Holly

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  8. These are great. I need to make one because the bag I had been using for our library books has torn. I adore the ideas of using doilies to paint on pretty images. I found your blog through thenymelrosefamily linky party and am your newest follower because I love pinterest too. If you'd like to see what all I've made, you are welcome to follow me at thedomesticatedprincess.blogspot.com

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  9. Very cute. I have a few bags like this hanging around. Making a library bad might be the answer

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  10. These are so cute!! I love the way they turned out. Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime's TIOT party! Pinning this.

    Betsy @ Romance on a dime
    http://romanceonadime.com

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  11. How cute is that! Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see you again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  12. Love it! We are always at the library. Thank you for sharing at our
    Pinteresting Party!

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  13. Such beautiful bags!!! Love them!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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  14. So cute! Thank you so much for linking this great project up to the Pinworthy Projects Party over at Just Us Four!

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