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make a splatter paint backpack!
15 Feb 2017

splatter paint backpack

splatter paint backpack

Splatter paint patterns from the 90's are back! So we wanted to show you how to bring that look into your wardrobe in a chic, yet inexpensive, way! Today, we have a mini back pack that went from plain to pop really easily!

splatter paint backpack

You'll need:

- a plain white backpack (we used this faux leather one)

- fabric paint

- blue painter's tape

- paint brushes

- drop cloth or newspaper for covering the floor or table surface

 

Here's how:

1. Lay a drop cloth or newspaper on a table to cover the work surface.

2. Cover the areas that you don't want paint on (zipper pull and any other hardware) with painter's tape.

3. Using a paintbrush, drip, flick, and splatter the paint all over the backpack.

4. Let dry for 8 hours or overnight.

splatter paint backpack

Whether you go bright with neons or more neutral (in blues or greys), it's makes such a fun update to an everyday accessory.

{Photos by Casey Brodley, styling by Julia Wester, and crafting by Jess Hong. Pom earrings by Marley and Alfie}

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