Sunday, April 7, 2013

Handbag upgrade





Hello everyone. How was your weekend?
I decided to upgrade this simple beige bag by making a leather applique on it. I loved this picture with a mysterious lady in red going somewhere away. I personally like this bag transformation. You can see the details below.


For this makeover you need:
Any light colored handbag
A piece of oxy blood faux leather
A piece of lipstick red leather
A small piece of dark beige felt
A little bit of brown leather
Optional: Chains with leather for extra décor
Glue - it can be mosaic glue or gorilla, the only problem with gorilla - it can leave spots on the leather and felt, so be careful.
And last but not least - the actual picture printed out.





 Cut the picture into details: hat, face and dress separately, legs and shoes separately. Trace all of them onto the back of each leather piece and glue to the bag. Trace the legs and face onto the beige felt, cut them and then glue to the bag. Then cut the sleeves from the dress (from paper template) and trace them to the red leather and glue them on top of oxy blood sleeves. Also cut the lower part of the paper template hat, trace it to the red leather and glue at the same lower part of the hat. Do the same with luggage - making it two colors.  Trace umbrella onto oxy blood leather, cut and glue it. The rest is to cut out her tiny fingers from beige felt and small pretty lips from the red or oxy blood leather. Done.
Optional: I added chains/oxy blood leather to each side of the bag - I think it completes the whole look of this bag. And I changed the regular handle to the loop handle.







My outfit:

Skirt with suspenders: Joyce Leslie
Shirt: Victoria's Secret
Shoes: Sofia Vergara
Gloves: Blumarine
Bag: Vintage with DIY leather applique

Thank you so much for reading
Have a wonderful week everyone!


































52 comments:

  1. Wow!Gorgeous DIY! I love it!

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  2. KPACOTA! TBOE MACTEPCTBO PACTET!

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  3. You look amazing! Love your outfit and DIY! The bag looks fabulous!

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  4. Super!KAK KPAAAAACUBO! BOT TAK MACTEP!!!

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  5. Wow, this is too good! And you look just like this lady on your bag! Skirt <3

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  6. Love this post.Beautiful DIY!

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  7. I love how you made your handbag very stylish, Ms. Olga! Please, just give me your hat! Haha. kidding

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  8. Oh, you know your stuff well.. this bag blends in your style perfectly!

    GREETINGS FROM DUBAI
    MRS JACK OF ALL TRADES
    http://mrsjackofalltradesdaily.blogspot.ae/

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  10. Such a lovely bag!!!! Adore it! Great you made yourself! Wonderful!

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  11. Awesome!The perfect DIY bag! Love your skirt!

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  12. Great look and cute bag! Kisses dear.
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  13. KAK BCE kPACUBO! KAKOE MACTEPCTBO! BCE CO3DAET BECEHHEE HACTPOEHUE.

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  14. Wow! Gorgeous DIY! Fantastic look!

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  15. Love your outfit and the beautiful bag!You look pretty nice.

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  16. Muy elegante!!
    Saludos
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  17. Wow!Love your bag and the outfit!You look fabulous!

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  18. Your outfit looks very nice! Love all the photos!

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  19. I'm in love with your hat <3

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  20. Love this post! You look absolutlely perfect! Your DIY is gorgeous
    Well done!

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  21. Love your DIY! Love your skirt and hat!Love all the pictures!

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  22. Wow! You look fabulous! Love your DIY

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  23. I love you Olga.....will you be my bestie forever? xoxo

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  24. Love this DIY and the actual illustration you picked. Beautiful outfit! x

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  25. Really perfect as always.. Great DIY. Have a nice monday.

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  26. You are sooo talented!! I love this!!
    Fabulous look ;)
    XOXO

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  27. Красивый пост и очень красивая сумка

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  28. Love your outfit and photos

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  29. Прекрасный наряд и необыкновенно красивая сумка

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  30. Стильно!Эффектно!Самобытно и ооооочень красиво!!!

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  31. Олечка ты молодец!

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  32. Молодчинка, Олечка! Сумка получилась очень стильная

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  33. Love your outfit,bag and all the pictures! You look pretty nice!

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  34. Интересная аррликация на сумке Стильный оригинальный наряд!

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  35. Красивое сочетание юбки со шляпой и бесподобная сумка!

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  36. Love your skirt and hat! You look very stylish!Gorgeous DIY!

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  37. Какая сумка! Это класс! Очень красиво!

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  38. Thanx for your comment beauty! Of course we gonna follow, follow you now cause this is what I wanna wee with style! Well done my Dear, see you By following xoxo

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  40. Very stylish look! One of my favorite color combinations. Love the red accents! Bag came out very sophisticated!

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  41. Such a cute bag! I think you are very fashionable!

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  42. Height of fashion.

    You look absolutely outstanding!!!

    Love the Shoes and Hat.

    That skirt is insanely good lol check out those braces? lol love it!!

    Gorgeous girl.

    xoxox

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  43. Красиво! Впечатляет и поражает!

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  44. Beautiful outfit and DIY!

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  45. Стильно и оригинально!

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  46. Great bag!Great style!
    There are as many ways to live and grow as there are people.Our own ways are the only ways that should matter to us.
    Jynn.

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  47. оля очень красво

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