This clutch rules (sorry, we couldn't help ourselves).
Neat blogger Hands Occupied has come up with this super easy yet super effective way to turn your childhood torture device into a little bag. By chopping up a bunch of rulers you can give a big 'up yours' to your zitty years while winding up with a cute clutch at the end of it. Let all of your high school angst free. Instructions here.
When not coming up with cool ideas like this, Heidi is a librarian and writes loads more how-tos like this one over on her blog. Have a peep if you're in the mood for some DIY goodness.