Thursday, September 19, 2013


Hello Beautiful People!

I don't know about you, but sometimes I find jewelry, especially earrings, to be irritating. While they are cute, after about an hour of wearing them, my ears feels heavy and they are red. I have tried all kinds but they all are epic fails! Sometimes I just push through but that is not always possible. As a natural girl, large earrings work better for me, but as I mentioned above, they make my ears feel heavy. Because of this, I started making paper earrings. I will say up front, I am not a jewelry maker, but I have fun pretending!

Paper earrings are light and you can customize them to be like no other. In the past I have used my electronic cutter to cut different shapes, but this time, I used my Nestibilities. To give them a little strength and shimmer, I used Lindy's Stamp Gang Embossing Powder on them. The embossing powder gives them a metal like look. I took some jewelry findings from my stash for the earrings and a ring blank for the ring. To stabilized them, I used glue specifically for jewelry. I do not recommend using a craft glue unless you only plan to wear your pieces once. Although Glossy Accents may work well. Also use a good quality cardstock. For mine, I used Stampin' Up cardstock. That stuff can take a lickin' and keep on tickin'! To really jazz them up, you could add bling! I was in a hurry and wanted to wear red accents (to go with my shoes) for a splash of color against the black and white outfit I was wearing so I KISS(ed).

I know they will not last forever, but I have managed to wear these pair a few times throughout the summer! However, this is a fun way to accessorize on the cheap! You can also use the same blanks, just use an extra jump ring and change them out as needed!

What do you think?                                         



  1. Love it. I have made some earrings out of Aluminum Foil and pressure embossed them.

  2. I've done this before too. You're right, they don't last forever, but several good wears out them was good enough! The more ornate the die, the prettier they turn out. Have you tried foil?

    1. No, not yet! However, foil is my next adventure :)

  3. These are FANTASTIC and I love the concept!!! What a fabulous set!!

  4. So Pretty! I do this, too! Have you tried making paper beads? Thanks for sharing your ideas! :)

  5. These look great, thanks for sharing...I may have to try this soon!



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