22 Stylish Clutches You Can DIY
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22 Stylish Clutches You Can DIY

Every outfit needs that perfect accessory to make it feel put together, and there’s nothing better than a good DIY clutch to get the job done. We’ve featured DIY clutches before, but we thought it was time for a refresher course… because really, you can never have too many clutches. Whether you love color, prints, glitter, bling or understated elegance, we have a clutch for you somewhere in this list of 22 DIY projects. Be prepared to wow your friends with your amazing maker skills and a gorgeous new accessory.

1. Vintage Book: Combine your love of books with your love of style with this Kate Spade-inspired book clutch combo. Your favorite novel can now be your favorite accessory. (via Brit + Co)

2. Rug: Turn an inexpensive rug into a multi-colored clutch with this tutorial. The thick, woven texture is spot on for fall. (via Plan B)

3. Baroque Embellished: Jewels, lace, pearls… this little clutch has all the elements of luxury and is so easy to recreate. Rock this embellished beauty at all your holiday parties. (via Swell Mayde)

4. Yellow: This slouchy, oversized bag is simple and chic. Choose a soft leather in your favorite color, and we promise this will be your new go-to clutch. (via Style Scrapbook)

5. Faux Leather Pouches: We’re dying over these adorable little pouches! They may be a little too small to serve as a clutch, but they’re great for all the little odds and ends that normally get lost inside your bag. (via Fellow Fellow)

6. Fringed: Add a boho vibe to any outfit, whether you’re at a music festival or not. A basic black clutch is dressed up by adding hand-woven fringe. (via Design Sponge)

7. Envelope: This tutorial shows you how to sew an envelope clutch from start to finish. Which means you have complete control over which fabrics and prints you get to use, inside and out. (via Tuts+)

8. Washi Tape: If you’ve spent any time on this site, you know how much we love washi tape (seriously, the stuff is amazing). So we’re more than delighted to show you guys how to make your own washi tape clutch. (via Creme de la Craft)

9. Alexander McQueen Knucklebox: If you’re an Alexander McQueen fan, here is your chance to recreate the iconic knucklebox for a fraction of the price. (via Making It With Danielle)

10. Statement Piece: McQueen clutches are so beautiful (and so unattainable for most of us), we had to include another imitation DIY. (via Chictopia)

11. Leather Scallop Zipper: The black and white printed fabric is pretty spot-on (har, har). Adding a gold scalloped leather trim makes it that much better. (via The Sewing Rabbit)

12. Minimal Leather: Clean, minimal with an edge… what’s not to love? The best part is that all you need are some leather and gold studs to recreate this look. That’s right: No sewing is involved. (via A Pair and a Spare)

13. Leather iPad Case: In the era of iPads and tablets, a clutch that can hold your favorite tech accessory is a definite plus. Use this bright yellow envelope clutch as a straight-up iPad case or fill it with other necessities and carry it everywhere you go. (via In Honor of Design)

14. PVC: Clear bags are EVERYTHING, and this is a bag that’s going to match EVERYTHING you own. (via Stripes and Sequins)

15. Acrylic Frame: In keeping with the clear clutch theme, here’s one that’s more structured, with an acrylic box frame. The gold hardware and drawer pull make it super-chic. (via Say Yes)

16. Foldover: Incorporate a leopard-print clutch into an otherwise subdued look. The fold-over style keeps the look minimal, letting the print do the roaring. (via Extra Petite)

17. Hologram Clutch: Hello ’90s. We’ve been missing you. Light up your look with this hologram effect clutch that will make even the most boring of outfits dazzle. (via P.S I Made This)

18. Ombre Geometrics: Ombre and geometric shapes? You guys know how much we love this. Make yours in multiple sizes, from little coin purses to full-on clutches. (via Breanna Rose)

19. Jeweled: Bedazzle a plain box clutch for a look that will take your jorts from “I couldn’t be bothered to get ready this morning” to “Let’s hit up da club.” This is your chance to go nuts with rhinestones and glue (we know you want to). (via A Pair and a Spare)

20. Perfume: We’re completely head-over-heels for this Chanel No. 5 box clutch! A little bit sweet, a little bit kitschy and a whole lot chic. (via Dream, Create)

21. Miniaudiere: An old sunglass case is instantly turned into a chic accessory thanks to a fancy piece of hardware. Who knew a rhino head was all your glasses case ever needed? (via Honestly WTF)

22. Feather: From one of our favorite wedding websites comes a clutch that’s perfect for weddings, naturally. (via Green Wedding Shoes)

Which of these awesome DIYs is on your to-do list? Do you have any favorite ways to DIY a clutch? Let us know in the comments below!