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I’ve never really been one for leprechauns and four-leaf clovers, so when St. Patrick’s Day rolls around I usually do one of two things: ignore it and jump into Easter decor or figure out the most stylish was possible to celebrate rainbows and gold. Today’s post may be the ultimate combination of rainbows and gold glitter. When you learn how to make your own rainbow tote, you’ll be carrying it with pride well after March 17th.

To give you all the necessary tips and tricks, I decided to create video tutorial that walks you through each step! Once you’ve watched the video, be sure to keep scrolling to read a few tips on how to make your tote bag shine!


You'll love this NO MESS technique for adding brilliant gold glitter to any canvas tote bag.

TIP: Brush on 3-4  layers of the glitter & decoupage mix to get a thick, bold layer of glitter on your tote! Allow 4-5 minutes of dry time between layers.

You'll love this NO MESS technique for adding brilliant gold glitter to any canvas tote bag.

TIP: Run a bead of glue along the raw edges of the nylon straps. This will help avoid fraying.

You'll love this NO MESS technique for adding brilliant gold glitter to any canvas tote bag.

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10 thoughts on “Make Your Own Rainbow Tote Bag

  1. Hi Amber, you forgot to add the other liquid you used to mix with the gold paint , to the “materials used” list. :)….LOVE this

  2. Does the glitter flake off? Or is it pretty well adhered? Most of the glitter tote bags I’ve seen end up shedding a lot of the glitter every time you touch it.

    1. No flaking!! The Mod Podge mix makes it a very smooth, glittery finish so you don’t have to worry about glitter floating away onto your clothing.

  3. I want to make my own rainbow rote bag and for that I am searching for it online how can I make it. Thanks to you for helping me out with making my own rainbow rote bag. I want to discover this website online in which I can find information on doctor who games and while searching for it on google search, I am glad I have found your post.

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