17 Easy DIY Accessories

Learn how to create your own accessories with these homemade accessory ideas!

By: Eugenia Kang, Editor,
17 Easy DIY Accessories

Every fashionista knows that accessories can transform an outfit. These 17 Easy DIY Accessories are great suggestions to get you started on making your own homemade accessories. Sometimes it's difficult to find an accessory that suits your preferences, and some store-bought accessories can be pricey. Making DIY fashion accessories can help you save money and inspire you to find your own style.

You’ll be surprised by how simple it is to learn how to make accessories. Smaller accessory crafts like jewelry and headbands are a great place to start. Pick one from the how to make handmade jewelry and headbands list for a simple DIY. Not only are these crafts beautiful, but they also make thoughtful gifts for friends. Store-bought bags can be expensive, but these DIY bags certainly aren’t! Pick one of these how to make bags tutorials, and you’ll see how fun and easy they are to make. From beach totes to rope bags, there are plenty of bag options for any stylish person. And if you’re looking for accessories that will keep you warm for the upcoming colder months, we’ve got you covered, too. Check out these cold weather accessories to make stylish accessories that will keep your fingers and neck warm.   

How to Make Handmade Jewelry and Headbands

Easy Faux Leather Floral DIY Statement Necklace

Learn how to make handmade jewelry and headbands with any of these tutorials, and soon you’ll be hooked on DIY jewelry. There are adorable craft suggestions for headbands, bracelets, and even decorated bobby pins! These crafts will give you the inspiration to start expanding your DIY accessory horizons.

Get started with this beautiful faux leather statement necklace DIY from Oh, Julia Ann! This project is easier to make than you might think, and it's the perfect way to add some glam to a casual outfit. Give it a try!


How to Make Bags

While everyone has their own idea of an ideal bag, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get your perfect bag. Learn how to make bags with these simple tutorials. All of these DIY bags are the perfect combination of practicality, style, and affordability. Some, like this Easy Drawstring Duffle Bag, are quick and easy enough even for beginners.


Cold Weather Accessories

Just because you have to bundle up for the upcoming colder months doesn’t mean you have to give up cute fashion. Choose from this list of cold weather accessories, and you can make homemade accessories that are warm and tasteful. Not only are these scarves and gloves fashionable, but they're also very affordable. There are great options for craft beginners and experts alike. 

If you want an easy craft that won't break bank, try the Easy Upcycled DIY Infinity Scarf! You can customize the colors to suit your preferences. Your neck will thank you this winter! Any of these lovely accessories would also make stylish Christmas gifts for any friends in need of a new scarf or gloves.  

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