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Use old orphaned buttons or shiny new ones...

Posted by Sybaritic Jewelry from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See Sybaritic Jewelry's 18 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of button earrings. Rainbow Button Earrings - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need two pliers, at least one round nose, and one cutting plier.

  • How to make a pair of button earrings. Rainbow Button Earrings - Step 2
    Step 2

    The materials needed are: several buttons, round silver beads, headpins and earwires.

  • How to make a pair of button earrings. Rainbow Button Earrings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Organize the buttons chromatically so that they look like a rainbow. Pick what color you want your rainbow to start and end with, I started with pink and ended in purple.

    String them onto the headpin, placing one silver bead in between.

  • How to make a pair of button earrings. Rainbow Button Earrings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using your pliers, make a wrapped loop. You can search online to see how.

  • How to make a pair of button earrings. Rainbow Button Earrings - Step 5
    Step 5

    Since the buttons are different sizes and have different amount of holes, the earrings will have a 'topply' effect. =)

  • How to make a pair of button earrings. Rainbow Button Earrings - Step 6
    Step 6

    Attach the earwire to the wrapped loop to finish the earrings.

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Lima
Lima · Reggio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, IT · 94 projects
Wow, they're so simple and cute Happy Thank you for sharing the tutorial.
I linked it in a serie I'm writing for my blog (http://rock-n-roll-stops-the-traffic.blogspot.it/2012/04/diy-from-head-to-toe-7.html), hope you don't mind Happy
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agata
agata · Milton Keynes, England, GB · 7 projects
I love this project ! <3
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kawaiionigiri
kawaiionigiri · 2 projects
ROYGBIV <3
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<3Kelseigh Noelle(;
<3Kelseigh Noelle(; · 6 projects
I just got my ears done yesterday...and I can't to get new earings(all the other ones out in the world are screaming my name!!!)
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<3Kelseigh Noelle(;
<3Kelseigh Noelle(; · 6 projects
I just got my ears don yesterday...and I can't to get new earings(all the other ones out in the world are screaming my name!!!)
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Ecoline
Ecoline · Neptune Township, New Jersey, US · 5 projects
love them!!!
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Carley Mouse
Carley Mouse · San Diego, California, US · 26 projects
these are BEYOND cute!
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Boo_its_Brittany
Boo_its_Brittany · Long Beach, California, US · 182 projects
:o!
Those are SO stellar.
I LOVE them
<3!
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Sybaritic Jewelry
Sybaritic Jewelry · Atlanta, Georgia, US · 18 projects
Those particular ones are from Walmart; but I had to buy several little packages to get all the colors. =)
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Pinocchio
Pinocchio · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 30 projects
where do u get buttons like that their so cute!
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