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3-Day Earring Spectacular – Day 2

December 18th, 2012 · No Comments

We thought today we’d focus on some of the great découpage beads offered on our site. These beautiful, lightweight focal beads are perfect for making earrings. Cynthia, our chief jewelry designer, saw the potential of these and she had a blast coming up with different designs and color combinations to match all sorts of different découpage beads. Check out our collection and choose your favorite rounds to use. Then, follow our simple steps for either the fancy peacock earrings or cute owl earrings.

Peacock Earrings

Complete these steps again for a second earring and that’s it!

Owl Earrings

For these earrings, find your favorite 4mm and 6mm Swarovski bicone beads and spacers to accent the découpage bead.

  • Thread one 1-inch sterling silver head pin with one 6mm Swarovski bicone bead and finish it with a simple loop.
  • Thread one 2-inch eye pin with one 4mm bicone, one spacer, one découpage bead, another spacer and one more 4mm bicone bead. Finish this with a simple loop.
  • Attach the 6mm bicone simple loop to the ‘eye’ portion of your eye pin.
  • Connect the simple loop of the eye pin to one earwire.
  • Repeat these steps to create a second earring. You’re now ready to show off your beautiful new design!

    If you need more help making earrings, be sure to visit our Learning Center for more helpful tips. Stay tuned tomorrow for the final idea of our 3-day earring spectacular!

    -Marissa

    Tags: Jewelry and Craft Ideas

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