Tuesday, August 16, 2011

B Wrapped: DIY Rhinstone threaded earrings

Lately I've been looking for great bold earrings that don't over power my face or outfit. I recently saw a pair of earrings that inspired this DIY and thought "I can make that!' So I did. The earrings were easy to make and materials cost not much at all. I found my basic gold hoops on sale at Nordstrom Rack but you can grab a pair at H&M or Forever 21 for under $5. Choosing the color of the embroidery thread is completely up to you and can really change the earrings from Summer to Fall. Happy DIYing!

Step one: measure the rhinestone chain around the hoops measuring about half of the circle. Only measure once but cut two pieces the same length
Step two: Lightly glue the rhinestones around the bottom half of the hoops. Don't worry about the neatness of the glue when attaching as thread will cover any imperfections!

Step three: Tie a knot with the thread starting at the back of the earring
Step four: Wrap around between each rhinestone twice in the same direction also wrapping over the knot tail
Step five: When you reach the end of the rhine stone wrap around last rhinestone to swtich directions and repeat step four in the opposite direction
Step six: Secure thread with a tight double knot at the end at snip tail. (This will be in the back of the earring and hardly noticeable when wearing.)
*UPDATED: On my nails I am wearing, OPI Uh oh roll down the window seen here


Chelsea said...

I need to make these right away. These are fabulous- cute, but not too DIY looking. Perfect balance.

Unknown said...

super super cute idea!!!

xo Jackie

Grace (The Stripe) said...

i love these - so cute!!

anita_senorita said...

Really Nice :)

Anonymous said...

so so so cute!
xo emily

Shoe.Gal said...

This is such a cute DIY idea.

Leya said...

omg wow! :D so creative..

Brianna Traynor said...

These are fantastic! I can always count on you for DIY's!

alicia said...

Embroidery floss and rhinestone chain are two of my favorite things! Love the color you chose, they look awesome.

Dazzlicious said...

Gosh! So amazing, they look great :)

Amberly said...

I really like this! Cute and creative!


allison said...

Those earrings are cute! What is the color on your nails? I love it!

B said...

Hi Allison! i'm wearing the OPI in this post http://www.justbblog.com/2011/08/b-worn-olive-green-nails.html

Katie Mac said...

Wow, I need to try this...too cute!

Sellz said...

Thanks for sharing this awesome Tut!! I made some and posted them on my blog. You can see it here http://sellzcutethings.blogspot.com/2011/10/diy-swarovski-crystal-earrings.html (I also linked back to your tut)


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