Wondering how to make earrings? Earrings are the first things we notice when we look at someone. Whether they’re wearing a pair, if yes, then what kind, if it looks good and if you should buy them or not. Because unlike outfits, earrings can be repeated several times over, even when they’re of the same style. You and your friends can also own the same pair without feeling a hint of jealousy.
And now, you can wear the best of earrings at home too. So, no more going through the mall finding the perfect pair for your beautiful dress when you can make one at your home! You can start off with some everyday pair like tassel earrings and then move on to more unique, statement pieces of your own.
Decide What You’re Looking For.
What you need to make your DIY earrings depend completely on what you’re looking for. From something as simple as tassel earring and gemstone studs, you can also make statement pieces with hanging pearls at home. Thus, depending on what you want, you can collect your supplies and start right off!
For starters, you’ll need post and drop earring sets, fishhook ear wires set, some craft glue, scissors, and needle nose pliers. Always keep some beads and gemstones in handy to turn any simple pair of earrings into a party stunner.
How To Make Tassel Earrings?
DIY tassel is the easiest to make and are the trendiest of them all. They barely take any time, go with all your outfits, and keep your style quotient up as well. For a tassel earring, you’ll need two tassels, and some fishhook shaped ear wires.
Place the tassels on the ear wires with the help of needle nose pliers. Pinch the wires to close the ring and fix in your tassels, and your tassel earrings are ready to wear. To jazz the plain tassels up a bit, you can also add some beads to the earrings like the Teen Vogue did.
How To Make Gemstone Stud Earrings?
Gemstone stud earrings don’t stick to a trend and are always in. You can wear them to work, to a party, for a day out, and even in a red carpet. These earrings are elegant, chic, and make your outfit 10 times better immediately. For gemstone stud earrings, you’ll need a bunch of semi-precious stones and beads, some post and drop earring sets, and a craft glue tube.
Gemstone stud earrings are the simplest to make. All you have to do is just take your pearls and semi-precious stones and stick them to the flat end of your post and drop earring sets. Leave them out to dry for a while and wear them every day as you like. You can take inspiration from Martha Stewart for your gemstones.
Wire Wrapped Drop Earrings.
Sometimes, the simplest earrings look the most elegant. Therefore, a pair of simple drop earrings can be yours go to date night pair or your graduation wear. These earrings take no more than 5 minutes to make and look like you’ve put an enormous effort in them. For wire wrapped drop earrings, you’ll need a 16 gauge silver wire, a fishhook wire earring set, and some charms and pearls.
To create an elegant wire wrapped earring, cut the wire into a piece which one and a half inches long.
Now, using a flat neck plier, make a drop shaped loop with a tiny ring on top. This ring will attach to the loop end of the fish hook earring set. Now, attack some lucky charms and pendants to the wired loop as you like and your drop earrings are ready. You can find more of these kinds on Craftsy.
Multiple End Drop Earrings.
Earrings just enhance our entire outfit. But when we’re looking for the one that matches our dress for a party, they turn out to be super expensive. But your perfect party pair can be made easily at home, in less than 30 minutes. They also turn out to be super cheap but make you look like a star at the end of the night.
This YouTube video will teach you how to make the perfect party earrings of all time.
Video: Beads Art
Making DIY stuff for yourself isn’t only inexpensive, it is also very convenient and fun. You have a good time relaxing and playing with different colors and designs. Most of the times, you end up making something incredibly unique and beautiful which everyone will keep asking you about.