DIY Petal Clutch Bag Inspired by Christian Louboutin

Nicholas Kirkwood shoes - DIY Petal Clutch Bag

DIY clutch bag

This has become one of my favorite evening clutch bags. It works well with dressed up and fancy outfits as well as with edgier looks. It’s so fun and adds just a little bit of fun to a regular clutch.

Here’s What You’ll Need…

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* Old clutch you can sew onto {or you can use glue, but it will be messier and not last as long}
* Chiffon or sheer fabric {mine is polyester}
* Scissors/Needle Thread

I used a 9″ x 5″ vintage lace/satin snap clutch I found at Goodwill for 3.99 {if you’re going for an exact look …use a purse like this or this}

Steps…

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Original Inspiration…

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Christian Louboutin Satin “Petal” Bag

But I like mine better ;)

* See how I wore it: In Vegas with Turquoise * Dressed UP for the Holidays *

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* Click Here for my Louboutin “Petal” Sandal DIY *

* Click Here for my Petal Pouf Sleeve Top DIY *

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Have Fun!

* Find all my DIYS here

LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

118 Comments

  • God's Favorite Shoes!

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Wow. I like yours better too! You are so fabulously creative!I wish I had a friend like you to make me accessories!

  • Victoria

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Beeeeautiful! You are so creative and fabulous!

    xx

  • Sarah, The New Girl

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    what a great DIY! You’re so creative! I really love the idea.

  • Tara Gibson

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    please make both of those for me : )

  • Stephanie Clayton

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    no way!! i am so impressed, what a fabulous idea! the clutch and shoes look perfect. i want to do that. thanks for posting the directions!

  • courtney

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Maegan, you are truly a genius!! Why aren’t you a fashion designer? I think that’s your true calling :)

  • TeeTee

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    how cute!

  • K.Line

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    And you don’t have an Etsy store, why???

  • Sher

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    LOVE! your idea!

  • Carlotta

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    wow great!! I think yours is better!!

  • kelly

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    dude so kick ass!!! OMG. K.Line is so right! how come you dont have your own etsy store! xoxoxoxo

  • JGeb

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Dang girl! You are on a roll with all of these amazing DIY. Love love love them…keep them coming!

  • ♥Aubrey

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Look at you lady…such an inspiration! You should try to promote your items in a boutique. Have a wonderful day ♥

  • Morgan

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Seriously?! Could you be anymore fabulous! I love!

  • ~Mrs. Guru~

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Very cute and yours is way better!

  • MeetMyCloset

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Wow! I’m quite impressed! You are one creative, go-for-it gal.

  • Justine-R

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    WOOOW ur so creative and the results it’s really perfect like Louboutin ;)

    Justine

  • Lauren

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    CUTE!

  • Gabbi

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Great tutorial! I’m going to definitely try this at home… ♥

  • smartscruffyfashion

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    You put me and I’m sure a lot of others to BIY shame lol, that is a brilliant idea and if you copied that little purse with clasp you would do it so much better! Your petals look almost “fluffier” and better in shape. Amazing!

    Lauren x

  • Yaya

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Wow that looks awesome! You are so creative!

    I did your black and white belt yesterday and wore it out last night!!!! :) :)

  • Emily

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Awesome!

  • Namine

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    fabulous!! looks so good

  • La Condesa

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    Que artista!
    ¿Lo haces en el trabajo en tu casa?

  • Lizabeth xoxo

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    That is completely unbelievable!
    Completely gorgeous!

    Lizabeth xoxo
    euphoriaswarmsin.blogspot.com

  • FrancoB.

    June 28, 2009 | Reply

    wow, iLIKE the shoes

  • Elizabeth Marie

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    PERFECT! And I’m I’m with KLine and Kel…ETSY STORE? You are the DIY queen of the world. I can see the cutest tag with …lovemaegan on it.

  • drollgirl

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    oh LORD, you did an awesome job!!! it looks so great, especially with the SHOES!!!

  • K_Streams_Her_C

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    SO freaking cute! How do you keep the edges from fraying?

  • Despazitos

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    You are an artist! It is awesome! The Petal clutch looks so great and even better with the sandals. I loooooooove your blog.

  • Stacy

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    i like yours better too, actually! and i adore the sandals!

    http://fashionhandglide.blogspot.com

  • Aartee

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    GORGEOUS!!!

  • Snarky A.

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    That is so fabulous!!!!

  • Maki

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Yup, I like yours better, too!

    Look, I can leave comment again – very happy about that!
    xoxo

  • Kristin

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    I might actually attempt this project. I’m not exactly crafty but this is very tempting.

  • bianca

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    oh my gosh I love that!!! I want to get clutches for my bridesmaids as a gift to use on the wedding day and I haven’t found any that I like…but this could be a fun project! And I’m sure they would love them!

  • BellaCene

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    I totally love yours better! It’s bigger and in Texas… Bigger is better! lol It’s absolutely adorable paired up with the shoes. Thanks so much for the DIYs!!! I read all of them :)

  • Alexandra Bahou

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    OOhhh! That is so cute! Love the blog, too. :)

  • Erienne

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    you are simply fabulous and my DIY idol ; ) absolutely love this!!

  • Miss Anne

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    omg i adore you.
    let’s get together and craft.
    mmkay?

  • E

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    You are a genius! I might have to try that one because that’s easy enough for me to figure out!

  • a frock a day

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    I love your version better, too.

    This is genius. I was just wondering what to do with an old stained clutch that I have in my closet…

  • Lainey

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    wow, this is a very cool diy project that I would love to do. Thank you so much for letting us know. I’ll make sure to let you know how it goes. :)

  • Joelyne

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    again, i must say. you are amazing.

    p.s. love the download mozilla cause explorer sux! hahahaa i agree!

    MWA

  • For The Sake Of Fashion

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    LOVE THIS!!!!! Thank you so much. I’ve featured you in For The Sake of Fashion…. your blog deserves a mention!!!!

  • Iva

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    its totally amazing. I don’t think yours is better. Yours REALLY, ACTUALLY, IS better. especially with the shoes. you just keep getting more amazing, not just with each DIY, but with each post. I hope you had a great weekend…guess what I wore today…yup..hmmmhmmm. perfection.thank you.thank you.

  • Lily G.

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    This is an amazing DIY. Totally matches the shoes too, HOT!

    liliesandgrapes.blogspot.com

  • Brigadeiro

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    OMGosh, what an absolutely brilliant DIY! I must give this a try, both the bag & sandals turned out beautifully! :)
    xx

  • K @ Blog Goggles

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Amazing.

    I’m totally trying this when I’m back in the States next week!!

    P.S. I’m hosting my first giveaway! Check it out if you get a chance :)

  • Suzannah

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    wow that’s so cool thanks for the tips <3

  • A little Princess

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    AMAZING. I would never think to do that!

    That’s so pretty, I want to try it out, maybe in uber brights…

    xoxo

  • A little Princess

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    AMAZING. I would never think to do that!

    That’s so pretty, I want to try it out, maybe in uber brights…

    xoxo

  • Sissy

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    this is AWESOME!

    im so following you :)

  • Suzanne in TX

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Yes, indeed, yours is so much prettier! You did a fantastic job. I love seeing all of your creations. Hope to meet you over my way someday soon…

  • Christina Lee

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    wow- I am impressed!!!

  • tanya

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    oh my god. That’s IT, I’m doing this DIY. Definitely. I have this bright purple clutch that needs a little sprucing up…hmmm….

  • Ela

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    I love this! Some people look at something and think, “I could make that,” but buy it anyway. I love that you are actually doing it and showing the rest of us how to do it as well – plus you make it look so easy :) Fabulous!

    ~Ela
    http://extradots.blogspot.com

  • Legallyblondemel

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Your creativity is simply amazing. I truly like yours better than the original Louboutin too!

  • Dana

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Hello dear!!!

    How is freelancer life going]? :)

    I love it, LOVE IT!!! I’ll try to make one soon!

    Have a great week!!

    Xoxo,

    Dana

  • down and out chic

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    i think i like yours better too! fantastic idea.

  • Dorkys Ramos

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Oh wow, they match the shoes perfectly! Very creative :)

  • Nicole Marie

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    i like your better too!! of all your diy’s i can’t pick my favorite but those shoes and bag are definitely up there!

  • Bella

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Okay, you’re my hero! This is A-mazing.

  • Couture Carrie

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    You are so freakin creative and talented, darling M! I like yours better than Louboutin’s as well! Fabulous!!

    xoxox,
    CC

  • anhesty

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    woohoo! this rocks!

  • Wanderlusting

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    You are the queen – LOVE YOU!!!

    (man, that sounded creepy :P)

  • Milly

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Awesome idea!!!…maybe you should start an Etsy store, i think i said that already :)

  • TheBeautyFile

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    You are on a whole other level of AWESOMENESS!! You need to start a clothing line stat!

  • janettaylor

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    U are so creative. Great work…

    XoXo

  • La Belette Rouge

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    You are the Martha Stewart of high fashion!

  • Slanelle

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    wow !! you did an amazing job !!

  • amy elise

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    gorgeous!! you are so talented.

  • Holly

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    fab, as usual.

    and no, not preggs! just a psycho blogging about baby items. :p

  • christelle

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i really love!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Hanako66

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    dude…maegan…awesome!!!!

  • Christyrenee

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Wow! SO creative!! Love the shoes ;)

  • Lizzard

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    that is amazing! great job

  • The Lil Bee

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Get OUT! Maegan, you are one crafty b. Those are ADORBS in every way. Muy impressivo!!

  • Jessie Cacciola

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    haven’t been here in a while. love DIY! psst: stop by my blog for a giveaway! :)

  • Suzannah

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    thanks so much for your lovely comment <3

  • Delmy

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    wow you’re a pro at it! I love it!

  • Katie

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    OH my goodness, I love it. Literally, I would probably take yours over the original, any day :)

  • Rebecca

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    this is amazing, xxxx

  • Jules

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Way cute! I wish I was more creative!!!!

  • indigotangerine

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    great diy, it looks fabulous. and those shose are wonderful as well
    -indigo

  • Savvy Mode SG

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    you are so talented. can’t wait to see what next.

  • Kat

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    veeeery cool!

  • sandra

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    you are a friggin rock star. i want to be you when i grow up. this is awesome! and the shoes too :)

  • lookrichbitch

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    loooooves!

  • Clorivak

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Woah….So beyond Gorg!!!

  • stacy di

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    cutest thing ever.

  • steph

    June 29, 2009 | Reply

    Stop being so creative! I’m getting so jealous! LOVE the clutch to go with the shoes! Loves yours much more than what you were inspired by! =)

  • *Diane*

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    you’re sooo gorgeous and ridiculously creative…

  • The Queen of Hearts

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    Get the f outta here with your do it yourself skills. How you aren’t designing under your OWN label, I don’t understand. I would totally support you if I weren’t a poor law student.

  • Candi

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    I wish I had your talent!!!!!! So beautiful!

  • Jenni Jiggety

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    Oh my….that is FABULOUS!

    I can’t even sew a button.

  • Anonymous

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    Hi!
    It’s fantastic! Here’s another idea for the t-shirt necklace:
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_W7UfSBVfjAM/Sjj9rk7DR5I/AAAAAAAAALg/mGzPF9TRJjI/s1600-h/CT-01.jpg

  • Geisslein

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    Great work! I like how creative you are! sunny greetings from germany, geisslein

  • K@terina B.

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    JESUS YOU’RE SO TALENTED!!! i AM JEALOUS!!!

  • jen laceda

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    Oh god, I’m so inspired by your creativity and resourcefulness! I like those DIY Louboutins! Do those gauzy petals fray, though? Oh, who cares when it’s so fab?!

  • ...love Maegan

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    The sheer fabric I used is polyester …so the edges do fray but minimally. and I really like the look of it …it adds an edginess :)

  • PUNKIE

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    your blog is totally awesome! I love your DIY posts and your style!

  • Tracey Ellle

    June 30, 2009 | Reply

    amazinnnggggggggg.. completely amazing!!!

  • julianne smith

    July 1, 2009 | Reply

    you are good, girl! love it!

  • Rachel@oneprettything.com

    July 1, 2009 | Reply

    You have just solved my “what bag to go with this dress at the wedding?” conundrum. I can’t wait to make this! I’ll be linking as well. I love it here!

  • Michele

    July 1, 2009 | Reply

    You really can do it all, can’t you!?! Always inspiring…

  • Mademoiselle Frou-Frou

    July 1, 2009 | Reply

    your purse IS better! great ideas you keep sharing!
    xox
    http://www.froufroufashionista.blogspot.com

  • Anonymous

    July 2, 2009 | Reply

    I have been tricking around with similar designs lately. I like how you put this together. Yours does luck much better. Edgier, not as frou frou.

  • keli *

    July 2, 2009 | Reply

    wow. i am so impressed!

  • The Green Zebra Studio

    July 10, 2009 | Reply

    I hope you don’t mind. I posted about your DIY project on my blog.

    http://greenzebrastudio.blogspot.com/2009/07/diy-friday-love-maegans-petal-clutch.html

    I love your DIYs!

  • Diabolina Da Fashionista

    July 14, 2009 | Reply

    seriously, you have to start selling all these arts and crafts projects. at least to me ;)

    love love love.

  • Kashaya

    July 16, 2009 | Reply

    Oh my god, that’s amazing! Love both the bag and the shoes. If you get tired of them I can but them from you. ;-)

  • Kashaya

    July 16, 2009 | Reply

    And that should of course be “buy” not but.=)

  • louis vuitton

    July 27, 2009 | Reply

    your idea is really inspiring

  • Lara

    November 26, 2009 | Reply

    Congratulations! I really love your ideas and I put it in my blog, thanks!

  • Primp Studio

    February 27, 2010 | Reply

    WOW!!! You are out of this world! I love this!!!

  • Anne Keane

    February 27, 2010 | Reply

    both are beyond cute!

  • misscraftyfingers

    March 22, 2010 | Reply

    Thanks so much for this tutorial Maegan! I had wanted to try this tutorial since last year and I finally did it yesterday! Now I have a “NEW” Bag! Cheers!
    http://misscraftyfingers.wordpress.com/2010/03/21/old-bag-makeover-louboutin-petal-bag/

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