We Totes Rounded Up 40 Awesome DIY Totes!
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We Totes Rounded Up 40 Awesome DIY Totes!

Guess what time it is? Totes o’clock! This week we’re kicking off a series on totes and all the creative and clever ways you can make them, trick them out, and style them. But first, presenting 40 of our favorite tote tutorials from all over the web.

1. Painted Heart Tote: We love this combination of pixelated style and ombre made using a pencil eraser stamp. (via V and Co.)

2. Color Block Tote: Color blocked and floral? Style win. (via Say Yes to Hoboken)

3. Dip Dyed Ombre Tote: You know love us a good dip dye, in cookie and shower curtain form. (via Second Hand Sundays)

4. Neon Painted Boxed Out Tote: Our favorite detail on this tote? The custom tag! (via Dana Made It)

5. Renske’s Minimalist Tote Bag: Definitely an avant garde look as far as totes go. (via Design Sponge)

6. Painted Beach Tote: Love the triangle pattern on this one. (via My Trash and Treasure)

7. Popsicle Party Tote: The watercolor look of these makes them SO summery. (via Creature Comforts)

8. Two Harbors Tote + (Bonus!) Seafarer Clutch: This gorgeous tote is perfect for nautical adventures. (via A Field Journal)

9. No-Sew Beach Bag: No-sew? #winning (via A Little Glass Box)

10. Net Bag: We have no idea how they managed to make a mesh bag look chic, but we’re sold. (via Honestly WTF)

11. Tote from a Scarf: With just a few simple knots you can easily turn a scarf into a makeshift tote. (via Brit + Co.)

12. Sprayed Basket Tote: So the painted basket is cool and all, but what about that skirt?! (via Beetles, Bugs, and Butterflies)

13. Waxed Cotton Tote: Made from a vintage waxed camping tent, we particularly love the painted orange handle tips. (via By Elke)

14. Burlap & Metallic Tote: This tote has a heart of gold ;) (via Craftaholics Anonymous)

15. Stripes + Color Tote: Really digging the tassels on this one. (via Fabric Paper Glue)

16. Hexagon Tetris Tote: Hexagon Tetris needs to become an iPhone game, like, now. (via V and Co.)

17. Ombre Alphabet Tote: Already have a plain tote that needs a little love? (via Craft Gossip)

18. Reversible, Lined, Color-Blocked Tote: It’s the mullet of tote bags. (via Dana Made It)

19. Wine Gift Tote: Love the idea of sewing a divider into an existing tote. (via Infarrantly Creative)

20. Quick Fix Grocery Tote: You could definitely make this from an old white t-shirt. (via Between the Lines)

21. Farmer’s Market Laminated Tote: Great for produce that’s got a little bit of moisture, you could also use oil cloth to make a similar bag.(via Sew 4 Home)

22. Dishtowel and Napkin Tote: Got one too many tea towels? Turn them into totes! (via Dana Made It)

23. My Friendly Tote: How adorable are these? (via JoJo and Eloise)

24. Ikea Pillow Case into Tote: So you bought a fancy pillowcase but it doesn’t match any of your other bedding? Tote it up. (via Melissa Esplin)

25. Knot Tote: A mini version of this would make the perfect favor bag for a wedding. (via Me Sew Crazy)

26. Repurposed Vintage Tablecloth Cross Body Tote: The tassel, the print, the green strap – we love everything about this tote. (via My So Called Crafty Life)

27. Inkblot Tote: What do you see? (via DIY Lomography)

28. Heat Transfer Tote: We might need to copy this in a Brit + Co. color palette. (via How About Orange)

29. Geometric Stenciled Tote: This might be our new favorite pattern. (via Modern Mom)

30. Backpack Tote: What?! We have so many totes that would be perfect for this. (via Sincerely Kinsey)

31. Beach Tote: Beach bag season is almost here! (via Say Yes to Hoboken)

32. Beach Towel Tote and Kid Towel Tote: Genius. (via Martha Stewart)

33. All-In-One Picnic Blanket Tote: Ok, we really do need to make our take on this clever project. (via Craft Buds)

34. Tea Towel Drawstring Tote: Another tea towel remix. (via Petit Elefant)

35. Mesh Beach Tote: Wait, is this another chic use of mesh? A.C. Slater would be proud. (via Design Sponge)

36. T-shirt into Tote: Go Giants! (via Brit + Co.)

37. Art-Inspired Chevron Tote: Color swoon! (via Fabric Paper Glue)

38. Shower Curtain into Tote: We love this print. (via Brit + Co.)

39. Simple Neon Tote Ideas: These paint jobs are perfect for decorating existing totes. (via For the Love of)



40. Leather Strap Tote: Such a great shape for trolling farmer’s markets and antiques fairs. (via We All Sew)

What’s your favorite tote of the bunch? Tell us in the comments below.