Spring Blogger Challenge | Recyled Bag, Fabric and Mod Podge
Hi everyone! I am so excited to join the Spring Blogger Challenge. A want to send a big thank you to BonBon over at Farmhouse 40 for the invitation.
Susan over at Momcrieff took the lead with the Spring Challenge. For this challenge, Susan asked us to recycle an item using fabric and Mod Podge.
This was the perfect challenge for the newbie to the group because I had both fabric and Mod Podge. And, I had a pretty good idea what I was going to use as my recycle item.
I love opportunities to recycle and knew this popular, workout apparel bag would work for this Mod Podge and fabric recycle project. I saved these durable Lululemon bags from the holidays knowing I would find a way to recycle them.
Ironically, the bags came from a purchase for my teenage sons (not me). This was my attempt to get a little more bang for the buck after spending too much money on a dry fit short sleeve t-shirt.
After measuring the circumference of the bag, I wrapped the bag with my chosen fabric and secured both the top and bottom of the fabric to the bag with an office supply clip.
At this point, I was excited to see the finished look.
With the fabric secured to the bag it was time to add the Mod Podge. I made sure to have everything I needed because once I started the application I wanted to finish it before the fabric started to dry.
The only issue for this Spring Challenge was for me was to trust the Mod Podge process. It was a little nerve racking when I used a good size piece of fabric and began to slather it onto the fabric. There was no turning back once I started the step. And, I didn’t have enough fabric for a Plan B.
I used a large foam brush to apply the Mod Podge.
One of the things I loved about the Mod Podge was it acted as a built in fabric protector. It added durability to the fabric which I needed for the apparel bag’s new purpose.
recycle | mod podge | fabric
Here’s the finished product. I created a fabric planter with Mod Podge and fabric. I love, love, love how this recycled bag, fabric and Mod Podge challenge turned out. The contrast of the green herb and the blue fabric made the inner preppy in me so happy. I love the finished look.
Recycled Bag to Plant Container
Please check out the rest of the spring blogger challenge participants! Lots of creative ideas for Mod Podge and Fabric! Enjoy!