Update A Plain Backpack

3 Materials
15 Minutes

I have a super easy tutorial for you! I was at the Dollar Store and found 2 items - a draw string backpack and a rub-on transfer. With these 2 items, I was able to give a plain backpack an easy face lift. You can see more of my crazy creations here

Items you'll need:

This transfer says “it’s cool to be kind” The first thing I need to do is peel off the transfer from its backing. I need to be careful not to touch it because it’s sticky and I’m going to be placing it on the bag.

Once I’ve placed it on the bag I want to get it nice and pressed. Now if you’re worried about it moving at all you could use some painter’s tape or some stencil tape to hold it in place.

Next, you will be transferring the actual design. An easy way to do this is to use some sort of credit card or something like a Mod Podge card, popsicle stick, or anything to help you with the dry rub transfer. For this next step, I simply use the card to go back and forth. As you can see sometimes the color changes a little bit so that you know it has adhered to the bag. Continue this motion across the entire transfer sheet until you can tell it’s all adhered to your backpack.

The next step is to peel this off and when you do you’ll want to be careful because if you missed a spot just stop, place it back down and scratch over that spot. So we’re going to go ahead and carefully peel back and there it is

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Suggested materials:
  • Drawstring bag
  • Rub on transfer
  • Credit card

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