Skip to main content

5 Tips to dressing up a grocery bag

Many people have been using plastic bags to do their shopping but the use of these bags has resulted in pollution to the environment. To avoid spoiling the environment using plastic bags, many people are now using disposable shopping bags. They can be easily recycled and used for several trips to the store.

Grocery bags can be dressed up using various techniques and materials that would make them ideal and strong for carrying items during shopping. With the rise of custom made grocery shopping bags, you can effectively make use of simple DIY techniques to create beautiful and fashionable grocery bags. Below are five tips to dressing up a grocery bag to make it strong and good enough for shopping purposes.

Use canvas or fabrics

There are several ways that canvas can be sewn on grocery bags to make them look more presentable. Using fabrics such as cotton and canvas it is possible to dress up your grocery bag. You can choose the fabrics depending on the colors that you want and style that you feel will be more presentable.

Canvas gives a grocery bag a simple yet beautiful design. The canvas or fabric can either be used for the straps or sewn on the sides of the grocery bag. You can also decide to include a wallet size shaped fold up on the size big enough to fit your wallet or phone in case you would want a more accessible way of getting to them while shopping.

Use a marker

A marker can be used to mark words or draw designs on the grocery bag depending on your preference. If you are a lover of flowers, you can decide to draw a flower on the sides of the bag or write down on it. Written custom made grocery bags with words such as

Print on it

When deciding on printing on a grocery bag, it can either be patterned or any design such as floral designs. Some company brands even have their logos printed on the bags with others including certain messages that make it more pleasant or send a particular message. You can include words like cereals, vegetables or grains.

Crotchet it

Dressing up a grocery bag by crocheting it makes it look more eco-friendly and unique. The crotchet can either be tied and used as the shoulder straps or placed on the sides. When crocheting a bag on the sides it is best to use a stitch marker to outline where you would like to add the crocheted piece. This will give the bag a more defined look.

Knit it

Knitting your grocery bag is another way to gives it a new look. Use a mesh stitch to make it more firm and strong. The stitches can either be big or small, depending on the style that you need.

Reusable grocery bags are sustainable compared to plastic and paper bags. In case you cannot DIY one, you can also buy your reusable bags from companies with extra-crafty and beautifully patterned designs. There are many reusable grocery shopping bags available that are ecological. They also come in different colors, materials, and designs. The bags are not only healthy for the environment, but they are also machine washable and durable to last you for years.


Popular posts from this blog

Copycat Boston Pizza's Bandera Bread

Have you ever had a craving for something but then once you looked at it you realized, I can make that myself for next to nothing? That's how I felt last night I thought about ordering in some food but then realized I really don't want to spend any money. I really wanted pizza bread from Boston Pizza. So I recreated it and oh my goodness was it ever good. Try some of these great recipes too!  Pizza Bread Dough 1 cup warm water 1 tsp instant yeast 1 tsp sugar 2 cups flour  Seasoning 1 tbsp melted butter 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion salt 1 tsp parsley 1 tsp rosemary 1 tsp basil 1 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp sugar 1. Combine the water, yeast, and 1 tsp of sugar in the mixing bowl and let stand for 5 minutes. Add the flour and salt and mix until a ball of dough forms. Roll ball onto a floured counter top and knead for a couple minutes.  2. Put dough in an oiled bowl and let rise for 30 mins in a warm place with a clean cloth draped over top. While your doug

DIY Table Revamp - Guest Post

Hi all! I'm Tiffany from This Motherhood is Brought to You by Xanax and I am so excited to be a part of the Guest Post Swap and to be Amanda's swap partner! I love love love her idea on how to make indoor snowballs with egg cartons. I am definitely going to have to try that with my kiddos since my smallest one has decided that it has to snow for Christmas. Poor baby doesn't know snow is hard to come by in Alabama :( For my guest post I wanted to share a little DIY with you guys that involves duct tape! A few months ago my daughter's little chair that goes with her table she sits at every day tore and she made it worse by pulling all of the stuffing out of the seat! What started out as a quick fix turned into a great idea. She loved her seat so much that she has now decided that her table has look cool too so being the smarty pants that she is, she tore her table!

Amazing Ways To DIY Your Nails In The New Year

Having beautiful fingernails can really boost a woman's confidence. Not only do they feel sexy and sassy but they look well maintained and professional. There are a number of different styles of manicures you can get done professionally but they can be costly and if you are trying to stick to a budget and save money it is best to give DIY a try. These beautiful nail designs are easy to do and look fantastic. There are some that are more intricate and some that are simple but all will be amazed that you made them yourself. Try using small gems and crystals at the tips to add a touch of sophistication.  Tips make a world of difference and they can be as easy as you wish. There are so many beautiful polishes that have amazing colours you can match. These simple nail designs can be done by any busy lady and make a lasting impression to anyone who comes across them. Hot Beauty Health has all the instructions for these super simple nail designs. There are a large number