Thursday, August 3, 2017

Quick and Easy Personalized Cosmetic Bag

Here's a quick and easy personalized cosmetic bag that takes less than 30 minutes to make!

I am always on the lookout for items that I can personalize because I feel that a gift carries more meaning when it has a personal connection to the recipient. Recently I found this cute peach cosmetic bag that just had HELLO on it - it was just calling out to be embellished. 

The writing on the bag was already gold, so I got out my Joy Gold Script Letters to spell out the word BEAUTIFUL, which fit across the bag perfectly. 

Since this bag is made from a synthetic material, I decided liquid tacky glue would be better than a hot iron. I used a glue with a fine-point applicator for these delicate letters.

Apply a piece of painter's tape to the bag to keep everything lined up straight, then press the letters into place with tweezers. Start in the middle of the word - then work your way to the right, and then to the left.

Fill with some fun cosmetics, perfume and nail polish and you have a great gift for anyone who might need a pretty pick-me-up!  

Use my quick and easy personalized cosmetic bag as a jumping-off point to start creating with joy! JOY embroidered letters, numbers and symbols are an excellent way to personalize anything and everything - the possibilities are endless. Find them at your local craft retailer in a variety of colors and sizes.

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