Sham-Rockin' Tote


Setting out for a St. Patrick’s Day party? Don’t forget to grab your Sham-Rockin' Tote! This simple DIY tote bag tutorial will help you to create a festive holiday bag to carry with you on St. Patrick’s Day, or even if when you’re simple feeling extra lucky. This simple St. Patrick’s Day craft won’t take too long to make, and it won’t break your crafting budget; feel free to make a few of these DIY totes to hand out as holiday gifts to your close friends and loved ones.

Sham-Rockin' Tote


  • Tulip Fashion Glitter: C1 Emerald Fine Jewel (23559)
  • Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint: C1 Leaf Green (65032)
  • Tulip Fabric Spray Paint Packs: C1 Party Pack (29069)
  • Tulip Fashion Glitter Bond: C1 Fashion Glitter Bond 4oz (29030)
  • Cutting mat
  • Paper plate
  • Craft knife
  • Clear contact paper
  • Cardboard (cut to fit inside tote)
  • Pencil
  • White tote bag
  • Copy paper


  1. Insert cardboard piece inside tote. Set tote aside on a flat covered surface.
  2. Trace shamrocks and “LUCKY” patterns onto contact paper.

       Note: Make sure to size your "LUCKY" pattern out according to the size of your tote back.


  1. Use craft knife to cut out patterns to make stencils.
  2. Set “LUCKY” stencil aside and adhere shamrock stencils onto tote.
  3. Spray Leaf Green fabric spray paint into stencil openings.
  4. Remove stencils and let dry.
  5. Adhere “LUCKY” stencil onto tote. Spray with Leaf Green fabric spray paint. Remove stencil and let dry.
  6. Squeeze out glitter bond onto paper plate.
  7. Using paintbrush, apply Glitter Bond to shamrocks, one a time.
  8. Sprinkle Emerald glitter over shamrock. Press glitter in place and let dry. Repeat for each shamrock. Shake off excess glitter onto copy paper and return unused glitter to jar.
  9. Outline “LUCKY” and shamrocks with dimensional fabric paint.

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