Accessories whether big or small are meant to complement the outfits we wear. Stud earrings are one of the underrated accessories that most people have overlook on the outfits we put on, especially DIY stud earrings which is a handmade earring that are inexpensive accessories.
You might have a yourself style, but what matters is finding an item that will make you look good and feel assured about yourself. Believe it or not, an earring can give you that satisfying feeling as Incredibly.
You don’t have to headache when choosing the right kind of earring you want to put on a particular day. The choice of an earring can depend on several factors. You should consider the following factors:
The Importance Factors of Stud Earrings
- The size of the stud
- The shape and style that you would want to match your outfit with
- The material used to make the earring. Is it made of plastic, a gemstone or it is just metallic?
- The occasion of the event. Is it casual or a sophisticated one?
However, the different kinds of earring can be categorized by the type of material used to make them. You can acquire most of these materials easily and even make the earrings yourself by following simple instructions.
Paper Stud Earrings
This is a great choice when you are in a hurry to go an event and your current earrings you have don’t match your outfit or when you want to give a friend a heartwarming gift. Making this kind of earrings can also be a fun activity to do when you are at leisure.
This project is not only fun to do, but also very easy to make. All you need is Elmers craft glue, craft paper, earring backs or clasps, a paper punch (can be shaped in your desired preference), and hot glue or E-6000.
Firstly, paper punch to at least 12-20 shapes of craft paper for each earring. Glue each paper shapes together. Finally, glue each stack to an earring using hot glue or E-6000 while pressing gently. You can find more detailed directions on making these earrings in Jewelry Tutorial HQ.
Swirly Stud Earrings
These are the perfect earrings if you don’t like a complicated stuff. They are simple to make even with a limited supply of materials. Actually, the tools for making these earrings might be hard to find rather than the materials.
Instructions on making these cute earrings as per Instructubles is very simple. The materials required for this project are craft wire (whose gauge should be 18-20) and an eraser or rubber. The tools you will need to pull this off are the jewelry pliers and the X-acto knife.
The procedure starts by making a loop using a looping wire where 2cm is left from the starting point. Then, rotate the wire round the loop 3-4 times to get the swirly shape and cut. The 2cm gap is used as the stem of the earring and finally fit rubber or eraser to make earring backs.
The Lego Earrings
Have you ever wished to look gorgeous and adorable at the same time? These earrings can respond these requirements for you. You don’t need any skill to make them other than how well you are good at using glue.
Coupons Are Great have specified to us for the materials essential to make this project work to be Lego studs, post earrings with backs and an adhesive preferably E-6000.
You can make these earrings by following two effortless steps. First, you apply glue onto the post earring. You should be careful not to apply too much glue. And, last you place the Lego stud on the post earring back gently.
Well, that’s it. That’s how you make these lovely earrings. However, you should not be in a hurry to wear them because you have to wait for a few hours for the adhesive to completely dry.
Inspired Bow Earrings Tutorial
These earrings bring about the floral feeling. This will suit you if you are an ornate person or you have won a flower-patterned dress that requires a little complimentary. You don’t have to be a fully skilled craftsperson to know how to make one of these.
As illustrated at Jamie B Hannigan, you will need approximately one foot of round leather, gold or silver crimp beads, a pair of pliers for crimping, post earrings, an adhesive (E-6000) and last but not least, Krazy glue.
The concept is to make a bow structure hence a 6” cord is tied to form a bow shape considering the size of the loops you need. Apply Krazy glue on knot position to prevent it from untying. Also apply E-6000 to the ear post and place the flatter side of the bow on it.
Pebble Stud Earring
Most people are normally magnetized with the rocks such as diamonds for ornamental accessories. Diamonds are precious and do glitter, but very expensive. However, pebbles are the smaller version of rocks that can uniquely provide the essence of beauty when worn.
Hello Whimsy has provided a gallery of a few photos that show how colorful pebbles are. You will only need pebbles, needle, and glue when making a pebble stud earring.
These earrings don’t require much work nor attention because you just glue the pins to pebbles and that’s it. But of course, you have to wait for them to dry before wearing. You can try using different shapes, sizes or color of the pebbles available.