Aug 20, 2011

Sharpie {Stained} Clutch

Okay, if you haven't heard of {PS I Made this...} you are missing out!
Everything she makes is so inspirational!
I highly recommend checking out her website

Recently, I was inspired by her DIY clutch
The clutch is made from a canvas bag & stained with Sharpie's new {Stained} pens
Which by the way are AWESOME!

The clutch is reminiscent of a CHANEL clutch & I am super proud of how it turned out!!
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DIY Sharpie Stained Clutch
For this project you will need a canvas bag, Sharpie Stained pens, studs, chain, grommet & grommet setter, scissors & a hammer. Start by outlining your clutch & figuring out the design you want.
Decorate your canvas bag however you want! I really like the quilted look. Next, stud your clutch! Make sure that when you are studding, you place something hard between the front & back of your clutch, otherwise you will stud both sides together & you wont be able to open it! (guilty haha!) Also, you should only stud on concrete. You don't want to leave marks on your wood table or counters.
Add your grommet. Make a hole in one side or both. I chose to make mine a wristlet clutch & only did one side. Make your hole just big enough to fit your grommet through & make sure you have a grommet setting tool (they usually come in a pack with the grommets). Add your chain and you're all set!
Add any other embellishments that you'd like! I added a cute little heart charm from a necklace the I didn't wear much anymore.
I love the leopard lining, adds a little sass don't ya think?
Voila! Your very own Sharpie {Stained} Clutch!

Happy crafting y'all!

Linking up HERE


  1. Wow~
    Your clutch is gorgeous! And so easy to make!!
    P.S. Thank you on the lovely comment you left for me!

  2. you are so cute!! love how it turned out :) where did you find the canvas clutch? i actually like it plain haha! xoxo!

  3. Good Job! This turned out really nice!

  4. i LOOVE this!
    {love} lauryn @

  5. that is fabulous, it looks really designer! lovee your blog too, I've just found it.

  6. That is so fun. Good job. Thank you so much for sharing and for linking up to Show and Share #2. I hope you are having fun at the party :)

    A mommy's life...with a touch of YELLOW

  7. Love this! I sew purses too. I hope you'll stop by some time!
    You've made a follower out of me!
    Rikka J.
    Ricochet and Away!

  8. Sharpie??!! I would have NEVER guessed! The clutch turned out so pretty! Nice job...very inventive :)

    I started a new linky party at my place that features all things DIY fashion. I would LOVE for you to come by and show off your purse! I hope to see you there :)


  9. I am a clutch-a-holic! Thank you so much for linking up at Savvy HomeMade Monday. We are partying again and I hope you will stop by! :)

  10. this. is. amazing. I LOVE it! Great job!

    I would love it if you would share this and/or any other projects you have been up to at Tuesday Talent Show at Chef In Training Tomorrow! Plus there is going to be a fun giveaway too! Thanks so much and I hope to see you there!

  11. Cute idea! I love the quilted look.

  12. This is very similiar to paper or cloth envelopes that I have made for scrapbooking or cloth gift bags. I'm always looking for better templates than my own. Love this, thanks for sharing! Lisa

  13. LOVE it, I adore clutches. Sadly, unless I'm going OUT-out, the clutch often just becomes another bag that gets thrown in the "PurseCase". Found you off of nifty thrifty, added to list of bookmarks! Thanks!

  14. Wow! I never would have thought of that. It looks awesome! I love the faux stitching.

  15. Seriously this is the best idea ever! Definately pinning this one :) Thanks so much for linking this up to Thrifty Thursday and I'll be featuring this on the upcoming Thrifty Thursday link party.

  16. Chic and pretty ! Hope I can do it. Thanks for sharing.
    Terrie from Hong Kong

  17. Look at you! Very creative and something so classy, you would NEVER know that it was done with a sharpie.

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  20. I love this clutch! I love the dashed line detail!

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