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DIY (How to give an old bag a make over? / napravi sama (Kako preobraziti staru torbicu?)

This May I decided to challenge myself to make one DIY every day. In addition, I challenged myself to paint and draw every single day. So far, so good. Well, if we ignore the fact that I'm exhausted. That put aside, I've been occupied with many projects with a varying degree of success. I'm not sure if all the DIYs will make it to my blog, but at least some of them will. As a matter of fact, some of these DIY projects were already featured. 

Today I will show you how to give your old bag a make over. This bag is faux leather and it became worn out. I've decided to make it fun by applying fabric paints to it. When it comes to faux leather,  to decorate it (i.e paint on it) you can also use nail polish and acrylic paint. However, if the bag you want to refresh is a leather one, I would recommend using leather paints. This DIY will take you about ten minutes, give or take a few....it might depend on the drying time of the fabric paint you used.

Ovog svibnja odlučila sam si postaviti mali izazov, a to je neki "napravi sama" projekt svakog dana.  Naravno to mi nije dosta, pa sam si postavila i izazov crtanja i slikanja svakog dana. Za sada mi dobro ide, ako ignoriramo činjenicu da sam iscrpljena. No, dobro u svakom slučaju, zabavljena sam raznim projekzima, s nekima manje uspješno nego s drugima te nisam sigurna hoće li svi ti "napravi sama" projekti dospijeti na blog, ali barem neki sigurno hoće (mogli ste primijetiti da neki već i jesu).

Danas ću vam pokazati preobražaj stare torbice. Ova torbica je od eko kože i postala je iznošena. Odlučila sam je učiniti zabavnijom tako da sam je oslikala tektilnim bojama. Što se tiče eko kože, možete mirne duše koristiti i lak za nokte pa čak i akrilne boje da je oslikate, ali ako je torbica od prave kože ipak bi preporučila boje za kožu. Vrijeme potrebno za ovaj projekt je oko deset minuta, možda koju minutu duže. Neke se tekstilne boje suše brže od drugim, pa može malo o tome ovisiti...








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  1. Sei bravissima Ivana, secondo me anche tutti gli altri DIY che stai realizzando in questo periodo sono molto carini e creativi, come sempre :) Buon weekend!

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  2. Che bella idea!

    Off the shoulder top: S/S must have on
    lb-lc fashion blog
    Bloglovin'|Instagram

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  3. Odlicno izgleda! Ja se,nazalost,ne bih usudila jer nisam talentovana za slikanje i crtanje :D

    insppppp.blogspot.com

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    1. možeš probati koristiti šablone ako ti ne ide crtanje, a često je sa njima rezultat i bolji jer izgleda urednije i nekako dorađenije.

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  4. Great post. Real inspiration. I'm always amazed with your posts.

    http://fairyland111.blogspot.com/

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  5. Odlicno izgleda! Ima mi neku Moschino vibru :)

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  6. Such a great idea, you always come up with the most exciting ideas, Ivana.
    xox
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  7. What a great idea! The bag looks really cute, it's a nice personalised touch! :)

    It's halfway through the month so you've done really well with your goals, even if it is exhausting, you're halfway there! :D

    Away From The Blue

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  8. Great job! ...thx for sharing honey...:-)

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  9. Yes, yes, keep that beautiful art coming out of you! Brighten the world as only you can sweetie!! Kisses
    All Things Bright and Lovely


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  10. Great post!👍🏻

    http://lkamenskaya.blogspot.com/

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  11. Very nice bag! Great entry.
    Made with their own hands?
    http://judymuhely.blogspot.hu/

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    1. I didn't make the bag, but I did colour it with fabric paints.

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  12. That DIY bag looks great! Thanks for sharing!:)
    http://freshisyummy.blogspot.com/2015/05/best-dressed-met-gala-2015.html

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  13. Really good idea! I have so many bags that look like crap, but I'm too sentimental to throw them out :D This is awesome! I think it would look great to glue some fabric on top, or buttons or beads too ^_^

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    1. it would...I actually glued some floral napkins on one of my bags. I never tried sewing something onto a bag, but that might work too....you just gave me an idea!

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  14. Your DIYs are very amazing, I love all your ideas and they turn out so well. I love these challenges you have made for yourself, so positive and creative.

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  15. Svaka ti čast na postavljenim izazovima, vjerujem da ti je svaki trenutak dana sad ispunjen nečim kreativnim :)) Odlično izgleda torbica!

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  16. I really like your DIY, it looks easy and I'm more than sure that now you'll be wearing your "old-new" bag more often than previous :)

    http://crafty-zone.blogspot.com/

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  17. adoro i tuoi DIY!
    carinissima la borsetta!
    un bacione

    http://www.tirateladimeno.it/

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  18. So cute and creative!
    Have a nice week end!
    Photographer Gil Zetbase
    http://www.gilzetbase.com/

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  19. so cool Ivana!! great idea, thanks for sharing it! xx. gigi www.gigikkitchen.com

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  20. how beautiful diy project! Amazing idea, i love it!
    xx
    cvetybaby.com

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  21. Draga Ivana!
    Dobra ideja, novi život za stara torbu.
    Želim ti dobro večer!
    LG Carolin

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  22. You are so creative my dear! I love how you breathed new life into this bag while adding your artistic touch at the same time!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  23. I'm not very good with art stuff, but this is a pretty great idea. The product looks cute.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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  24. Gorgeous, I love hearts :) What a great challenge :) x

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  25. Wow! this is so cool dear! I really wanna try this one! The one you did is so pretty!!!! must find a good color to match my brown leather bag so I can re-use it like this!

    love lots,
    Tin

    mypoeticisolation.blogspot.com

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  26. Stunning idea ! This old bag has a new life ! :)

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