Monday, April 26, 2010

lace trim earrings

i just have to say that i have not had so much fun crafting in a long time!

i was in heaven making these earrings from lace trims.

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i was SO excited to try them on and see how they looked.

absolutely darling!
i just love them!

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all you need is:

a bunch of ribbons

lot's of different lace trims

a glue gun

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and these ball hook earrings

these are sterling silver and work so great for sensitive ears.

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1. cut out your lace trim

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2. take some pliers and open the ball on your earring. ( i have a tiny little set of 3 jewelry pliers i got at joanns for like $6. they work great!)

3. take the end of your pliers or a pin and make a hole in your lace trim where you will want your lace trim to hang from.

4. put your earring through the hole.

5. close your earring ball to secure the lace.

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make two bows out of your ribbon and hot glue them to your lace trim.

that's it!

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here are a bunch of lace trims that i cut out.

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then i tied a bunch of bows and matched them to trims i thought suited them best.
then went to town making them.

my husband thought i was upstairs cleaning.

but i was really going to town on these babies!

that's how i do it ladies.

i am sneaky.

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i took this lace trim...

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and turned it into these.

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this lace trim...

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and turned it into these!

it was so much fun!

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this red ribbon reminds me of a picnic.

it's one of my favorites.

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the black and white stripped ribbon and the small lace trim rosettes are a little too darling for me to handle!

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i thought i would try some black lace trim and was thrilled with how they turned out.

the white ribbon with the black edging fit pefectly with these earrings.

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the cream lace with the brown and cream ribbon are so pretty!

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these were the first ones i made, and i was so excited with how they turned out!

these dainty little earrings remind me if tiny doilies. i love how they hang on!

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do you think i have enough lace trim earrings!?

holy crap what is my husband going to say!!??

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make these earrings!

every time i do a project like this i get comments and emails asking if i will put some in my etsy shop and i just never do.

so this time i am actually going to give it a try.

i can't promise to restock them though...i will probably just sell them for a couple of days.

head over to my etsy shop if you have to have some of these earring.



Unknown said...

i think we just posted at the same time. oh boy. guess we should both be in bed by now.:)

you've done it again! those turned out so great.

Bobbi & Noe said...

I just have to say Thank You for the adorable post! I have been wanting to make jewelry and have been so scared. I think I'm ready! :) These look so awesome and easy to make!

Gwen said...

So so cute! I never would have thought to try this.

michelle@somedaycrafts said...

These are so cute! How do you come up with all these great ideas! I will be featuring this later today at

Brittany@Love Stitched said...

your so creative!! LOVE them!

MeghalinaBee said...

how creative! they look lovely!

BAILEY said...

These are just gorgeous. So light and airy and delicate. I must make my own! I featured this on my blog! Check it out, and grab my button if you like.

Thanks for the inspiration.

Kate said...

How pretty! The black lace with white ribbon ones are my favorite!

Amber said...

OMG!!! How cute! I don't even wear earrings, but this makes me want to!!! I love all the stuff you come up with!!

Anonymous said...

I love these so much, i am defiantly going to make some!!!

Jax @ AlyandAsh said...

These are adorable! Check out my ribbon rosette earrings, i think you'll like 'em!

momof3girls said...

very cute, thanks for the instructions!

kanishk said...

These are so cute!
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Unknown said...

They are so lovely! I didn't think that lace trim could be a great jewelry. I might also use them in making some hair accessories. Thanks for the wonderful idea.

The Beading Gem said...

I am truly inspired! Got to rush out and see what I can find in the fabric store. I can see why you enjoyed making them - they are super feminine. I will link in a future post so others can come visit. Pearl

Anonymous said...

What a precious earings! I want to buy a pair to my girlfriend, but a exotic ones... however all I have seen in jewerlies are simple and ungly.


Unknown said...

These are so cute! I might make a pair to accompany this lace bracelet I made recently. :)

Unknown said...

That’s so beautiful, I love, love, love it! I’ll be making one and linking as well. Thanks so much for this.
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