12 May

DIY_Gold, Metal_Fringe_Purse_Bag

For Spring/Summer 2014, fringe is everywhere — dresses, skirts, accessories and everything in between. My favorites were the fringed purses that I saw on several of the shows from Céline, Gucci to Valentino. This DIY is my take on the runway trend. For the purse that I wanted to embellish, I was looking for gold fringes to go with the gold studs that the purse already had. That’s when I came across this necklace at H&M and thought it would be perfect. I have seen similar ones at Old Navy and Forever21. You can easily buy metal fringe trims at craft stores as well. Lets get started!

You’ll Need:

  • Gold Metal Fringe (or Any Fringe Necklace)
  • A Purse
  • Needle and Thread
  • Jewelry Pliers

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Step 1: With the jewelry pliers, remove the jump rings and the clasps at both ends of the necklace.

Step 2: I added the fringe necklace to the front flap of the purse. Usually purses have a fabric lining inside, so I used a thread that matched the lining and sewed the top part of the necklace onto the fabric. Make sure to align the necklace evenly on the flap. I secured the ends well so the weight of the necklace does not pull itself off the purse and fall off.

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Then you have your gold fringe purse ready to be paired up with any of your summery outfits! Great for everyday or for those summer fests on your list. Simple and quick DIY but it turns your regular purse into something more fun and chic. Have fun experimenting with different material or color fringe or a larger bag!

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Follow along on Pinterest and Instagram for DIY inspirations and behind the scenes. Until next time, get your creative fix and stay HIGH on DIY!

All images by HIGH on DIY. Thanks to my lovely friends, Mikey and Antonio, for helping me with the final outfit images.

20 Comments on “high on GOLD FRINGE PURSE diy”

  1. William October 23, 2015 at 7:40 AM #

    The “high on GOLD FRINGE PURSE” is really a great DIY idea.. I really like this.. well written and very informative.. GOLD FRINGE PURSE looks really good with black dress.. 🙂

  2. tish January 2, 2015 at 1:41 PM #

    I have to try this, love it!


    • HIGHonDIY February 3, 2015 at 11:26 AM #

      Great, let me know how it turns out!

  3. Ellie September 9, 2014 at 9:31 AM #

    This is an amazing way to reuse unwanted necklaces and it looks amazing! Will definitely be trying this myself. Gorgeous

    • HIGHonDIY November 5, 2014 at 3:22 PM #

      Thanks Ellie! I’d love to see your version 🙂

  4. Toko Lingerie September 5, 2014 at 3:28 AM #

    Very cute and unique.

    • HIGHonDIY November 5, 2014 at 3:22 PM #


  5. Merryn August 29, 2014 at 7:56 AM #

    This is such a great idea! It makes it look really unique and you’ll know no one will have one the same! I think it’s a cool and edgy take on fringing, I’ll have to try this myself, thank you!

    • HIGHonDIY November 5, 2014 at 3:22 PM #

      Thanks Merryn!

  6. Zen August 22, 2014 at 10:56 AM #

    love this idea! Great way to recycle old necklaces 🙂

    • HIGHonDIY August 24, 2014 at 11:24 AM #

      Thanks so much!

  7. Quantum @ The Scientist Who DIYs May 26, 2014 at 7:52 AM #

    I already liked the bag before the fringe… but after you added the fringe, it certainly gave it a whole new edgy look! Loving it! P.S. You’re looking gorgeous!

    • HIGHonDIY May 27, 2014 at 10:11 AM #

      Thanks lovely! I see you have just started your DIY blog, love the circle skirt xx

  8. onel May 25, 2014 at 5:20 PM #

    Smart DIY! It looks very stylish with the necklace now

    • HIGHonDIY May 27, 2014 at 9:59 AM #

      Thanks Onel!Im loving the DIYs on Onelmon xx

  9. Erin @ Thanks, I Made It May 13, 2014 at 7:24 AM #

    what a great way to reuse a necklace! so fun

    • HIGHonDIY May 13, 2014 at 7:10 PM #

      Thanks Erin!

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