Gather those bobby pins you have lying around and turn them into your new favorite accessory! With a little paint and a touch of your own creative flair, you can jazz up any outfit with these bobby pin earrings. Pair ’em with a simple black top for a a bold statement or add a little spunk to your favorite outfit. Best of all, you’ll always end up with a one-of-a-kind pair when you DIY.

Materials: Bobby Pins — Piece of Cardstock or Cardboard — White Spray Paint or Nail Polish — Acrylic Paint or Nail Polish (colors of your choice) — Clear Nail Polish — 2 Thin Pieces of Wire — Earring Hooks — Paintbrush — Pencil

Clip bobby pins onto a piece of cardstock separating each slightly from one another.
Apply a layer of white spray paint or nail polish as a primer. Let dry and do the other side.
Paint pins your desired base color with paint or nail polish. Let dry and do the other side.
Lightly sketch your design onto both sides of pins.
Paint design onto pins with paint or nail polish. Let dry and do the other side.
Apply a layer of clear nail polish to seal the paint and add a glossy finish.
Create a triangle shape with the wires, twisting the edges together to close.
When completely dry, remove pins from the cardstock and run them through the wires.
Attach earring hooks to the wires and voilà!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *