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Time
5 mins

Unique little posts whipped up ridiculously cheap, fast, and easy.
I always need more posts for my second piercings to match my bigger earrings. Four materials, four steps, five minutes to make glam posts that can go with any outfit.

Posted by Vermin Jerky from United States • Published See Vermin Jerky's 22 projects »
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  • How to make a stud earring. Sugar Drop Earrings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Clean the flat part of your posts to get off all the dirt and oil from your fingers. I used acetone nail polish remover, but you could use rubbing alcohol, Windex, or just soap and water.

  • How to make a stud earring. Sugar Drop Earrings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Put a generous drop of hot glue on each post. Be careful about stringing and stretching!

  • How to make a stud earring. Sugar Drop Earrings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint the glue and whatever part of the post may still be visible with a thick coat of nail polish.

  • How to make a stud earring. Sugar Drop Earrings - Step 4
    Step 4

    While the polish is still very tacky, but no longer drippy, dip it in your glitter, making sure to coat it thoroughly.
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    Allow it to dry for a little while and it's ready to wear!

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ubercute
ubercute

Omg suuuuuuuper awesome ! I just bought a whole lotta hot glue sticks for no reason a couple o days ago .... you gave me a reason ! ·o·

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Dysstopia
Dysstopia · 3 projects

That's so cool! I'm definitely going to make some, so easy.

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Monika Gottindottir
Monika Gottindottir · , · 292 projects

I have multicolor glitter that I finally now have a use for. I'm adding these to my list of "Things to make for friends for Christmas."

Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Awesome! I hope you'll share your versions when they're done. :D

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Empress
Empress

So cute!

Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Thank you. :)

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Sirena rosa
Sirena rosa · México, D. F. (Mexico City, Mexico) · 1 project

*o* super cool!!!!

Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Thank you. :)

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Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Thanks for featuring my project, CO+K! :D I always wanted to be on the front page.

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Scarlet Foxx
Scarlet Foxx · Liverpool, Liverpool · 2 projects

love these, christmas presents are getting made

Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Cool beans! :) Thank you.

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Prettiest1
Prettiest1

love it! my girls only wear studs so I am definitely trying this out!

Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Cool, I hope you post your version(s) when it/they are finished. :)

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ds
ds · Singapore, Singapore

Awesome! This can turn into many stuff.

Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Yeah, you could go a million places with the basic idea. I've been considering other possibilities, too.

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LisaSmiithAaron
LisaSmiithAaron · 1 project

What a super fun idea!!

Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, United States · 22 projects

Thank you. :)

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