DIY Button Earrings

I needed some new earrings.  Trying to find navy blue or grey earrings isn’t easy.  So, I did what I usually do… I made my own.

I’m also fascinated with buttons, have been since I was a little girl & my Mama used to let me go through her button box.  I’ve amassed quite a collection over the years, from yard sales, store sales, & friends.  (You would not believe the will power that I have to use when I’m in Joann Fabrics).  So, finding some buttons that were navy blue or grey was easy and making the earrings is easier than you might think.

Here’s how I turned a couple of buttons into some one of a kind earrings.

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Christmas Picture Earrings

I was asked to make some earrings for a little girl’s Christmas pictures.  She wanted something that would show up & sparkle, but she didn’t know what color her little girl’s dress was going to be.

I thought about it for awhile, and my mind immediately went to Swarovski crystals.  Swarovski crystals sparkle like nothing else, and I know that although simple, they will show up in the pictures.  I also gave her a bonus pair of earrings.  Purple is her favorite color, and she’s the star of their family.

Swarovski crystal earrings

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Embellishing Filigree

I’ve been on a new kick lately (so what else is new?)  It all started with watching entirely too much YouTube.  On my latest shopping haul, I showed you some packages of Butterfly filigree that I got at Walmart.  You can find that here.  Well, this is what I did with them:

Embellishing Filigree

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