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Create a magnetic tote bag to keep kids happy (& quiet) while out to eat or during a long car ride
Keep kids of all ages happy (& quiet) during long car trips or while out to eat with this fun, magnetic tote bag.

You will need:
- gesso primer
- magnetic paint
- brush (foam or bristle)
- canvas tote (the thicker the better)
- masking or painters tape

Posted by Chrissann G. from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States • Published See Chrissann G.'s 5 projects »
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  • How to make an embellished tote. Diy Magnetic Tote Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    First place a scrap piece of cardboard inside your tote bag to prevent paint bleeding through.

  • How to make an embellished tote. Diy Magnetic Tote Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Create a border around your desired magnetic area using masking or painters tape.

  • How to make an embellished tote. Diy Magnetic Tote Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Prime your bag with a thin coat of gesso primer.

  • How to make an embellished tote. Diy Magnetic Tote Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once dry, paint one to two coats of magnetic paint. Remove the tape border once your paint dries, and enjoy!

  • How to make an embellished tote. Diy Magnetic Tote Bag - Step 5
    Step 5

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