Stay-tab earrings are a simple craft that takes less than ten minutes to fulfill.
I took a few minutes of my work day (that is why in the pictures you see my hands full of paint) to make this earring for my daughter for her to wear on earth day. It takes me more time to write the post than to make the earrings.
If you decide to make this earnings they are very light weighted and makeable in different colors depending on what's available.
Give them as a gift; Not all the people in the world have knowledge about or are into upcycling. Plus this will be extra special because you made it with love, by hand.
The person that receives this gift will be thrilled by what they are made off.
"This is a perfect upcycling project to make for mothers day or as birthday gift "
Stay-tab Earring Tutorial
To make this simple Stay-tab earrings you will need 2 pieces of 8 inches of beading wire, two earring wire hooks, two stay tabs, cutter and a plier.
Start by cutting off the remaining piece of the part that connects the stay-tab to the can. To avoid cutting or scratching yourself when making or wearing the earrings
Use the pliers to press the sharp stay tab border edges. Making sure that the sharp edges are fully pressed to the tab border in order that you can cover them safely with the beading wire, to avoid cutting or scratching your self. Safety first!
Use 2 pieces of 8 inches of beading wire for each earring. Start wrapping the wire to the stay-tab.
When you get to the middle stop.
"Making eco friendly crafts help conserving the planet from waste"
When you reach the middle part of the tab make a small hook to attach the earring wire, then wrap it twice.
Cut the remnants and finish wrapping the wire pressing it tightly with the pliers.
Continue wrapping the rest of the beading wire to complete the finishing look. Press firmly at the end with the pliers to avoid any sharp wire edges.
Now your stay-cap earring are ready to enjoy and show everyone what that upcycling can be fashionable too.
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