5 Things To Do with Earrings
It’s tough to figure out what to do when you lose one of your favourite earrings. Instead of getting rid of the orphan, put it to work! Here’s 5 ideas to help get you started.
Create a Brooch
Got a batch of mateless pierced earrings collecting dust in a box? Use wire cutters to snip off the stems and get creative. Arrange the earrings on a swatch of cardboard or foam core, and secure them with a drop from a hot-glue gun. Add a pin backing and you have a new brooch. Or use the same method to jazz up a plain picture frame.
Make a Magnet
Give your fridge some glitz. Use wire cutters to cut the stem off an orphan earring and glue it to a magnet. What a great way to emphasise how pleased you are with that perfect school report when you stick it on the refrigerator.
Make an Instant Button
Blast! You’re dressed to go out and you discover a button missing. No need to reinvent your whole outfit. Just dip into your collection of clip-on earrings. Clip the earring on the button side of the clothing to create a new ‘button’, then button as usual with the buttonhole. If you have time, move the top button on that favourite blouse to replace the lost one and then use the earring at the top of the blouse.
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