Hello! I’m Lauren, the girl behind Click Clack Clunk and LoloMade (my graphic design shop). Most of my life is focused around school work, but in my spare moments I love to craft, read, go on adventures, eat–and then blog about it!
It’s my pleasure to be guest-posting on A Side of Sweet today to share these pretty beaded earrings. As a pre-med student, Kelly has been an inspiration to me. She’s living proof that I can run the pre-med gauntlet and still keep my creative pursuits alive.
So, without further ado, here’s a little tutorial for some awesome and easy earrings.
A few days ago, I came across an amazing DIY pin on Pinterest, but when I tried to explore further, there wasn’t a tutorial. GASP! This just shows how spoiled Pinterest has made me–I expect a full tutorial at the other end of EVERY crafty, neato pin. Well, it wasn’t there, so I figured it out by myself. So, here’s a quick little how-to for these nifty pretty beaded earrings.
~smallish beads of your liking
~sterling silver head pins
~pliers and wire cutters
First, you’re going to string up the beads in whatever fashion you want. I kind of went from biggest to smallest, but it’s up to you. You also want to curve the wire ever so slightly using your hands, or the pliers.
Next, using the needle-nose pliers, make a small little loop and the end of the beads.
Then, bend the wire so that it runs parallel to the beads. The gap between the two wires should be about 3/8 of an inch.
Then, all you have to do is cut the wires. Use a file (or something) to make the ends not so pointy, and you’re done! Super easy to make, and super fun to wear.
Thanks for reading, and happy crafting!
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