Step 1. Buy fabric tote.
Step 2. Allow children near fabric tote. Then see if they can create an impalement hazard.
Step 3. Go to hobby store. Get disgusted at their prices and lack of selection for replacement tote.
Step 4. Decide to make it yourself.
Step 5. Buy unfinished wooden totes on clearance from craft store.
Step 6. Look for Chinese or Japanese-looking scrap paper to Mod Podge to tote.
Step 7. Give up in disgust after searching several craft stores and decide to paint it instead.
Step 8. Look for paint to match living room. Remember there is still paint left over from second trimester nesting phase. Leave store empty-handed but happy with bargain-hunting skills.
Step 9. Inhale paint fumes while covering totes in two coats of red.
Step 10. Let dry overnight.
Step 11. Decide to paint cherry blossoms on totes.
Step 12. Google line drawings of cherry blossoms.
Step 13. Decide it can't be that hard to draw branches (no straight lines required) and cherry blossoms (five dots of paint in a circle).
Step 14. Give children their own totes to paint. Give children baths. Wash off table. Repeat.
Step 15. Swear never to do crafts again.