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My neighbor moved last summer and she gave me some green bubble wrap. She asked me what I was going to use it for and naturally I said:  "instructables  I think it would make a cute clutch or cosmetic bag!" I just did not know how I was going to pull it off. This instructable will show you how to make an unusual cosmetic bag or clutch using bubble wrap, clear duct tape, glue, magnets, and a button! It is quick and easy to make and is very functional!  Let us get started!
 
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Step 1: What You Will Need

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Bubble Wrap cut slightly larger than what size clutch you want. Mine was cut 23" X 9"
Clear Duct Tape
1 Button
2 Small magnets 
1 Needle optional ( used to pop a few bubbles)
Scissors
Tape measure
Glue I used E-6000

 

Step 2: Measure And Cutting

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Decide what size you want and add 1-2 inches all the way around for seams and for turning down the two ends.
Cut carefully as not to break the bubbles. It is OK if the bubbles along the seams pop because the tape will cover those areas. 
Hem both ends by turning the ends under about 1 inch and fold toward the wrong side of the wrap and tape to secure.

Step 3: Taping The Wrong Side

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Turn the bubble wrap so the wrong side is up.
Cover this side completely with clear Duct Tape. This will give the wrap some strength and weight.
 
sunshiine (author) 1 year ago
After using this for a couple of days it is holding up very well. The magnets work and it is much more durable than you might think! I will be making different versions in the near future! Have a splendid day!
sunshiine
Rider Girl7 months ago
Coolio
johana888 months ago
It is very cool, after many day it is still working very vell, thanks a lot :)
sunshiine (author)  johana888 months ago
Thanks for sharing this with my readers! I am glad you liked it! Have a splendid weekend!
sunshiine
this is great for breakable cosmetics!
sunshiine (author)  ummuh.jibreel12 months ago
They are! Thanks for commenting and do have a great weekend!
sunshiine
mclare501 year ago
What a creative idea! You did a lovely job, thank you!
sunshiine (author)  mclare501 year ago
This one was great fun and if you don't sit on it it holds up fairly well! Thanks for stopping by and keep on shining!
sunshiine
What a funky idea!
sunshiine (author)  Sparked Ideas1 year ago
Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Have a splendorous day!
sunshiine
While this is awesome, I would not be able to resist popping the bubbles...
sunshiine (author)  fluffydragon1 year ago
I have great news for you! I tried making one by ironing the wrap after popping the bubbles! It will work and you still have the great fun in popping all the bubbles! I would add additional layers of clear tape to the wrong side of the wrap. Thanks for commenting and do have a splendorous day!
sunshiine
I have to laugh. I was in the garage yesterday and saw some bubble wrap and thought, "I wonder what I could make with that." Now I know.
sunshiine (author)  flyingpuppy1 year ago
Thanks so much for stopping by and for commenting! Have a great day!
sunshiine
Fluffydragon, I have the same problem... :D but the idea is great, it's washable too.

Thank you!
sunshiine (author)  Pane-Bistecca1 year ago
I had to chuckle about this because I am so tempted ! Thanks for stopping by and do have a great day!
sunshiine
ChrysN1 year ago
Cute clutch!
sunshiine (author)  ChrysN1 year ago
It is always great to see you when you stop by! I appreciate your comment, and hope you have a great day!
sunshiine
SHIFT!1 year ago
Such a great idea....I absolutely need one of these for my beloved electronic devices.
sunshiine (author)  SHIFT!1 year ago
It would work great for that! Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Have a splendorous day!
sunshiine
I really like it with the light in it. Would be great for the night time scene downtown or something. Probably wouldn't misplace it as easily if it was lit up like that!
Very neat!
sunshiine (author)  Stephanefalies1 year ago
Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! I appreciate your comment!
sunshiine
Amazing instructable! It's great what you did with the plastic bubbles. Thanks for sharing!
sunshiine (author)  M.C. Langer1 year ago
Thanks MC! I really like the clutch! It was easier than I expected to work with. Have a nice restful night!
sunshiine
Thanks Sunshiine! The same for you!
sunshiine (author)  M.C. Langer1 year ago
Thanks!