Kate Spade Inspired Glitter Clutch


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I am always on the lookout for cute clutches. For me, regular sized handbags seem tedious to carry around and all the extra room quickly turns the bag into a trash receptacle. Clutches eliminate this problem; they are compact, don’t have room for anything but the essentials, and are lady-like as can be.

Enter the Kate Spade “I Kissed a Frog Multi Clutch”. I saw this on Pinterest and it was love at first sight. Unfortunately, the bag was a little out of my price range….sigh.

And so I set to work creating my own version. For you to make your very own glitter clutch you will need:

  • 1 Clutch Bag with enough surface on clasp to attach small animal figurine
  • 1 Small Animal Figurine
  • Multicolored Glitter
  • Mod Podge — Super Gloss
  • 1 Sponge Brush
  • Super Glue


Step 1:  Lay bag flat and apply Mod Podge with sponge brush.


Step 2: Sprinkle glitter liberally over Mod-Podged surface.




Allow to dry and repeat on other side.


Step 3:  Apply another layer of Mod Podge over the glitter to help prevent it from coming loose. 


Step 4:  Put some super glue on the top clasp.



Step 5:  Attach your animal figurine. I used this lucky turtle from Thailand.



All done! The finished product is a girly and glamorous clutch that looks like it cost you an arm and a leg. I was very pleased with how this turned out. What do you think?

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4 thoughts on “Kate Spade Inspired Glitter Clutch”

  1. Dominique of Only The Brave Blog - May 15, 2015 11:03 AM

    It always amazes me how much money we can save when we do it ourselves. This D.I.Y. is so beginner friendly and quick. You did such a great job at recreating this clutch. Mod Podge will never fail you. I recently went to the dollar store and saw they were selling Mod Podge, let’s just say i was a kid in a candy store. It’s not expensive to begin with but you can’t beat $1.00. Now I can try this D.I.Y. out !

    1. ntlpeterson@gmail.com - May 15, 2015 11:08 AM

      Thanks so much! It really does look so close to the original and it was super easy to make! And I love Mod Podge! That is so great that you got such a deal. I think I paid like $5 at Wal Mart. Still worth it though :)

      1. Dominique of Only The Brave Blog - May 16, 2015 11:10 PM

        How often do you create D.I.Y. ‘s ?

        1. ntlpeterson@gmail.com - May 17, 2015 8:20 AM

          I try to do one once a week. Usually on Mondays :)


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