Free-Spirited and Lively: DIY Boho Purses

Bohemian fashion can once again freely be seen in the streets and all over music festivals, thanks to the arrival of summer! It is known to be super colorful and free-spirited, inspiring many to push the boundaries of fashion and dare to be a bit more lively and much less constrained! If you’re still building your seasonal wardrobe and are looking for some incredible accessories, start with these DIY boho purses! 

1. T-Shirt Boho Purse 

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Surely you’ve got an old T-shirt somewhere in the bottom of one of your drawers that is way past overdue to be repurposed into something more stylish. Having such fabric on hand is always a good idea, especially when you have the tutorial by Made in a Day on your side!

2. Placemat Boho Clutch 

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Even though boho purses are usually known to be worn cross-body, there is no reason why you can’t make a colorful clutch that is instantly going to capture everyone’s attention! The Heathered Nest is going to show you how a placemat can become a clutch in just a few short steps!

3. Carpet Boho Clutch 

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It turns out that The Heathered Nest has another incredible boho clutch idea and it’s just as brilliant as the one above! This one is made from a carpet and it’s safe to say that this kind of creative ideas are exactly what makes DIY projects so incredible and rewarding!

4. Boho Crochet Purse 

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If you love crocheting and have been itching to make yourself a new purse for this summer’s fresh collection of accessories, Mama in a Stitch has a great tutorial for you! This purse was created in a very simplistic and free-spirited fashion, mixing together modern concepts of minimalism with good old whimsical boho!

5. Tassel Boho Purse 

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What’s the fastest way to turn a regular purse into a bohemian piece? Adding some colorful tassels! The idea for this beautiful tassel boho purse comes from Creative Fashion Blog and it’s one of those projects that you can conquer completely last-minute!

6. Aztec Cross-Body Boho Purse 

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This is one of those purses that you absolutely have to make if you’re planning to attend a festival anytime soon! It’s a thin Aztec cross-body purse that is big enough for your essentials but small enough to stay out of the way when you’re dancing to your favorite tunes! Check out the details at Megmade with Love.

7. Embroidered Summer Clutch 

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Here’s another unique bohemian clutch that is a marvelous compilation of colors. Just looking at it feels mesmerizing! You are definitely going to be noticeable with this one, so kick off summer on a high note and snatch the full instructions at A Kailo Chic Life!

8. Macrame Inspired Boho Purse 

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Are you totally obsessed with the macrame technique and always marvel at the sight of macrame curtains and wall decor? Now you have the chance to display your love for this technique when you’re on the go with this incredible boho purse we found at Make & Do Crew.

9. Colorful Ribbons Boho Purse 

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Ribbons are your best friends when you’re giving a regular purse a boho makeover! Open up your big box of crafting supplies and take out ribbons of all colors and patterns that you can possibly find! This is the one project where you don’t have to worry about mismatching anything! Visit Vslawson for the how-to!

10. Bicolored Boho Purse 

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Bohemian fashion is known for its colorfulness but if you prefer something more simplistic you can totally settle for two colors that sit well with each other and create a purse out of them! You can find the crochet pattern for this bicolored boho purse at Blitsy!

11. Crochet Rose Boho Purse 

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Our favorite part of the year is when the florals are blooming and you can see the incredible colors of nature everywhere you look, whether you live in the city or in the countryside! Visit Mama in a Stitch to learn how you can make this gorgeous purse full of crochet roses!

12. Suede Boho Purse 

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Suede is no stranger to boho style, so if you want to play it safe with your handmade purse, you should definitely check in with Sewing Rabbit to see how you can make this incredible purse! The addition of the fringe feels like a total home run and emphasizes the bohemian style even more!

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