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17 Uniquely Personalized Beach Totes

By: Lani Rush

beachy keen toteThe summer in upon us, and as the heat bears down the beach looks more and more appealing. But sometimes, even a trip to the shore is no "day at the beach".

The trick to a truly enjoyable day at the beach is proper preparation. You have to pack your towels, toys, and snacks appropriately in spacious beach totes so that you can quickly find what you need. Our list of 17 Uniquely Personalized Beach Totes are all great options for packing up your summer fun.

This compilation of beach totes is divided into three sections: Hand-crafted, Painted, and Crocheted. Each of the featured projects are fun and easy to put together, and everyone will envy your beach bag as you stroll down the sands.







17 Uniquely Personalized Beach Totes Table of Contents

  1. Painted Totes

  2. Crocheted Bags

  3. Hand-crafted Beach Bags


Painted Totestropical beach tote

  1. Tropical Beach Tote:  This aptly labeled bag is just the right size for essential beach snacks for you, and maybe for the seagulls too.
  2. Live and Laugh Tote:  A cute, romantic bag like this one is perfect for long walks on the beach, and since it's made with fabric paint and markers, it's easy and fun to make.
  3. Beachy Keen Painted Tote:  This lovely tote is made using acrylic paints and fabric medium, and the pretty scene depicted depends on your own preference and creativity.
  4. Colorful Stenciled Totes:  Great for kids, these stenciled totes are awesome to take to the beach!  Kids can decorate these handmade beach totes however they'd like...and it's a great craft for a party!


Crocheted Bags crochet tote

  1. Crochet Summer Tote:  This slouchy tote looks as relaxed and laidback as you will after your trip to the seaside.
  2. Crochet Tote Bag:  Can't you just imagine this big bag filling with soft towels and waterproof beach mats? You might even have room for a few bottles of tanning lotion!
  3. 2-Tone Tote:  This bag is cute enough to use even when you aren't headed to the beach, but it's especially great for a dry change of clothes.
  4. Beach Mat and Tote Bag:  Crochet this matching bag and mat set and you'll sunbathe in style.
  5. Easy Mesh Market Bag:  While it's great for bringing home groceries, this mesh bag is also perfect for taking to the beach!  Throw in your towel and sunscreen and get ready for some fun in the sun!
  6. NEW!  Desert Sunset Tote Bag:  This Desert Sunset Tote Bag is great for any reason.  Grab it before you head to the store or the beach and fill it with all your essentials. 
  7. NEW!  Sunflower Beach Bag:  Whether you're heading to the beach or just walking down to the farmer's market, this Sunflower Beach Bag is a great way to tote all your necessities.  These large crocheted sunflowers are also great for adorning hats, too! 


Hand-Crafted Beach Bagsbutton garden tote

  1. Flowery Spring Tote:  We're in love with this bright and summery flower bag! Dress up a plain white tote bag with grosgrain ribbons and Tulip® products.
  2. Flower Garden Button Tote:  This bag is just plain cute and irresistible! Choose your own unique buttons and customize your special beach bag.
  3. Beaded Toile Tote Bag:  This bag is a little bit fancy, a little bit personal, and a lot adorable.
  4. Beaded Book Totes:  Let your kids and teens make and personalize their own bags to hold their individual beach supplies.
  5. Gem Tote Bag:  Sparkle and shine in the sun with this gem covered tote bag.  You'll catch everyone's eye at the beach when you sport this fun tote!
  6. NEW!  Tee Shirt Bag:  Don't toss those old tee shirts yet!  Turn them into handmade tote bags, perfect for bringing in groceries, going on picnics, and heading down to the beach.  This easy tutorial is a great way to craft with shirts that are too precious to part with!
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