Colorful Clutch Bag with Tassels – DIY Hello friends and happy Friday. I’m looking forward to the weekend and taking advantage of discounted flowers at the grocery store since they’re usually discounted after Valentine’s day.  Speaking of Valentine’s day, I hope you had a great one.
Today I wanted to share with you this super fun little clutch that I painted a couple of weeks ago. It’s bright and colorful and I think it’s going to be a conversation starter.
I had so much fun painting it and though I used very happy colours, you can tone it down and maybe just do black and white or more neutral colours etc.
I used a combination of DecoArt Premium acrylics and Americana acrylics and painted a plain straw clutch I found at Michaels.

I decided to paint random colors and a white in between to tone it down a bit…

MY LATEST VIDEOS I then added lots of little tassels to complete it and….

I just love it! I can’t wait to rock it in the spring and summer time.  This kinda reminds me of another project I did a couple of years ago…

IMG_7370 Statement Necklace DIY

This image actually depresses me because I was so thin and I had shoulder muscles….:'( Ha

Anyyywwwaaayyyy, I hope you have a beautiful weekend.

much love,



  1. Colleen says

    I love it and would make mine very colourful just like that too! For the tassels, is that just embroidery thread or is it
    yarn? I’m in Canada , so I hope our Michael’s have straw clutches like that. You are so inspiring! Thankyou!

  2. Meredith says

    Such a great project – I never would have guessed it was a DIY. Can you share where your striped long sleeved shirt is from in the top photo? It’s lovely.

  3. Gail Plaskiewicz says

    I love this clutch! My problem is a clutch is just that, a clutch. I know I would leave it somewhere like in a store or somewhere else. I would do exactly what you did because I am all about being colorful. You did a beautiful job.

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  5. Gina says

    I love this! Can you tell me how you did the tassels? Did you buy them pre made or did you do them? How did you get them to attach to the bag?

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