Mar 04, 2014 | Post by: Meghan 8 Comments

Create Earrings Out of Magazines!

When my J.Crew lookbook arrives in the mail, I immediately perk up. I love getting this in the mail! If I could insert myself into the catalog and put on all of the clothing, I would be one happy lady. All of the lovely colors, patterns, and textures just draw me in.

As I thumbed through the Spring lookbook, I came across a  patterned dress that seriously caught my eye. The floral pattern on this dress was vintage, yet modern. The color combo was stunning. This dress inspired me so much that I decided to do a DIY project using the picture of the dress from my lookbook!

I took the picture of the J.Crew dress that inspired me and turned it into stud earrings. I can now wear the very pattern I was drawn to, but on my ears! I love it when recycling can be turned into something functional AND pretty. I could create an entire earring line just from my 2014 J.Crew Spring lookbook! Just think of all of the fun you could have with this DIY project!

Have you ever recycled a magazine you had? If so, what did you do with it?Use magazine to create these one-of-a-kind stud earrings! #happinessiscreating

1Use magazine to create these one-of-a-kind stud earrings! #happinessiscreating

Supplies:

– Flat Earring Stud Blank

– Mod Podge Dimensional Magic

– Scissors

– Mod Podge

– Pencil

– Scissors

– Pencil

Use magazine to create these one-of-a-kind stud earrings! #happinessiscreating

{Step 1}: Trace your earring on your selected pattern and cut out.

{Step 2}: Put Mod Podge on your earring and glue your magazine circle to it.

{Step 3}: Cover your paper with Mod Podge Dimensional Magic.

{Step 4}: Let the dimensional magic dry and you are in business!

Use magazine to create these one-of-a-kind stud earrings! #happinessiscreatingUse magazine to create these one-of-a-kind stud earrings! #happinessiscreatingUse magazine to create these one-of-a-kind stud earrings! #happinessiscreating

8 Comments to Create Earrings Out of Magazines!

  1. Erin @ Thanks, I Made It
    March 4, 2014 9:04 pm

    I love this idea! Using patterns from magazines or catalogs opens up a world of possibilities! : )

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  4. Stephanie
    March 5, 2015 9:02 am

    I have a questions. Have you ever had the dimensional paint ripple or wrinkle? I made these and I am not sure what I did wrong. These earrings are so beautiful!

    • Meghan
      March 5, 2015 5:08 pm

      Thanks for stopping by, Stephanie! I figured if J.Crew isn’t in my budget, I may as well try to get the look and feel of it. :) Hmm…I’ve never had that happen. I have, however, noticed a little ripple action if you blow on it too hard. Also, it could have been too thick?

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  6. Susan
    May 15, 2016 11:30 am

    Great idea; will try it!

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