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« on: November 18, 2010 08:58:34 AM »

My new favorite tote for trips to the grocery store.  The smell of coffee all the time!  I keep it in the car and now my car smells like coffee.  I hear coffee is a natural deoderizer, so that's cool too!  I have two pre-teen boys, my car smells. LOL

Some bags from my own coffee habit and some from friends who couldn't figure out what I was planning on doing with used coffee bags.  Add a little duct tape and Voila!


That Starbucks bag is ginormous.  It came from Costco. 


Good ole Dunkin Donuts coffee.  mmmmmm.
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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2010 09:00:53 AM »

I make reusable shopping bags out of old jeans, but coffee bags?!? It must smell delightful, and now you've got me thinking...

Thanks for the inspiration!
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2010 10:51:39 AM »

YES!!  I've been planning to use a dozen Cafe Bustelo bags this way, but I was going to sew them.  Duct tape seems way more logical.  Thanks.  Very good job.
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2010 03:05:00 PM »

I love it! I too have been saving coffee bags for the same purpose but was thinking of sewing them.  I used to work at a restaurant so I have several of the giant 10lb bags of coffee so I wont need as many to make a tote bag.  I love the use of duct tape too!
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« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2010 09:25:58 AM »

Now that's an awesome bag!  I have a heavy coffee habit and one of these would be so appropriate!

Did you line it, or is it just the cleaned bags?
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« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2010 06:51:37 AM »

i make purses and bags out of coffee bags too!  i sell them at coffee shops and vintage stores.   haha and i thought i had some crazy idea that no on else had.  Smiley  great minds think alike i suppose...
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