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Make your own totoro inspired earrings :)
After watching My Neighbor Totoro 5 million times, I've loved little acorns. I decided to actually put my collection of tiny acorns to use and make some earrings!

They're not very complex or glamorous. I might dress them up later.

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  • How to make a set of acorn earrings. Acorn Earrings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies! You need two similarly sized acorns, two eyepins, two earring hooks, and needlenose pliars. You could substitute the eyepins for some jewelry wire, if you please.

  • How to make a set of acorn earrings. Acorn Earrings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Poke a hole through the top of your acorn using a sturdy needle or a safety pin. It might be difficult to pierce but try to make the hole horizontal. Mine was a little slanted.

  • How to make a set of acorn earrings. Acorn Earrings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Bend your eyepin/wire and insert through the hole in the acorn, like so.

  • How to make a set of acorn earrings. Acorn Earrings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bend the eyepin up around the other side of the acorn and twist excess around the straight part of the eyepin.

  • How to make a set of acorn earrings. Acorn Earrings - Step 5
    Step 5

    Put earring hooks through the loops and close the loops up. Tada~!

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Max
Max · Oak Ridge, Tennessee, US · 4 projects
Those are really cute, but i'm just wondering, do they rot or anything?
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Linvie
Linvie · Vancouver, British Columbia, CA · 7 projects
totoro FTW~!
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Willemien W.
Willemien W. · Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Cute! And i love how in the last pictures you've presented them as a smiley face Happy
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