How to make a lemon and lime stamped pouch

You don't need to buy stamps from the store to make printed fabric. Believe it or not, you can simply head to the produce section and pick up a few lemons and limes to use as stamps instead.
Whether you're using them to store makeup, pens and pencils, or hair accessories, these citrus-themed pouches are a whimsical way to add a bit of summery cheer to your life. Check out the video and the instructions to see how it's done.
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Materials
- Cutting board
- Knife
- Lemon
- Lime
- Paper towel
- Paint palette
- Metallic green acrylic paint
- Light green acrylic paint
- Gold acrylic paint
- Light yellow acrylic paint
- Paintbrush
- Canvas pouches
Instructions
1. Cut the lemon and lime in half and use a paper towel to pat each half dry.
2. Squirt each color of paint onto the palette.
3. Coat the white pith around the edge of the lime with the metallic green paint and place a dot of the paint in the center of the fruit.
4. Coat the rest of the fruit with the light green paint.
5. Use the painted fruit to stamp the canvas pouch, and repeat as many times as necessary.
6. Coat the white pith around the edge of the lemon with the gold paint and place a dot of the gold paint in the center of the fruit.
7. Coat the rest of the lemon with the light yellow paint.
8. Stamp the fruit on the canvas pouch until it has multiple lemons on it.
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9. Wait for the paint to dry before filling the pouches.
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