Girls night is always a great time and now you can have an even greater time with a physical reminder you won’t mind showing off. Turn girls’ nights at apartments in Metuchen, NJ, into DIY purse nights.  Grab your sewing kit, hot glue gun, faux leather or other fabric you’d like to use, zippers, and any other embellishments you’d like to add to get started.

Don’t have a sewing machine or not very handy with a needle? Try any of these DIY purse creations:

DIY Leather Envelope Clutch: Using old journal covers and cardstock, this tutorial shows you how to make two sizes of clutches – one that will fit an iPhone 6 and one that’s the perfect business card holder.

DIY Makeup Pouch: Sometimes you have too many clutches and not even makeup bags. This tutorial is easy to follow and uses simple materials like a 7 inch zipper, fabric glue, fabric, scissors, pencil, ruler and fabric marker.

For those of you that are handy with a needle, check out these fun purse ideas:

DIY Leather White and Gold Purse: If you like working with paints as well as fabrics, this is the purse tutorial for you. Purse size created fits all your essentials.

DIY Pom Pom Straw Clutch: Using a straw placemat and pom pom string, you can create a super cute summer basic.

DIY Foldover Clutch: Pick your two favorite fabric patterns to create this fun clutch.

Don’t forget to take pictures to hang in your Metuchen, NJ, apartment! Or, while you’re at it, DIY a purse holder to display your unique creations.