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Friday, January 27, 2012

Finished Friday: T-Shirt Scrap Earrings {link up your finished projects}

I've been looking for a way to use up all the little t-shirt scraps I have left over from Christmas crafting (scarves, necklaces, & trivets). I came across the idea of t-shirt scrap earrings and completely loved the concept. Like Kristin, I love to accessorize with earrings. These earrings are also a great use for the tiniest of t-shirt pieces and are simple to make.

The earrings I made are about an inch and a quarter in diameter and are so light it's easy to forget you're wearing them. I love that I could easily make a pair to compliment almost any outfit--oh, the possibilities!

I started with a pair for myself last weekend. (Yes, I took this picture myself and no, apparently I had not brushed my hair.)
Then added a pair for my sister-in-law as she headed back to college. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture before I gave them to her.

This last pair is for another sister-in-law, whose birthday is on Sunday. She liked the ones I wore last week to church so I know she'll love a pair of her own.
*If enough people are interested I may be able to put together a simple tutorial, just let me know if you'd like to know how to make your own.

Today's Question: Do you like to accessorize with earrings? I love hoops and dangling earrings in silver and a variety of colors. Describe your earring style. If you're not a fan of earrings, what is your favorite accessory?
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Blogger Kati said...

I don't have pierced ears so I don't wear earrings that much. I do have a few pairs of clips but they aren't that comfortable so I only wear then when I'm going out somewhere. I like to wear necklaces. I have an Irish cross necklace that my brother brought back for me when he went on a trip to Ireland that I wear almost every day. I have many more necklaces that go with different outfits but I wear my cross necklace more often.

I would love to see a tutorial for the t-shirt earrings. They would make nice tuck-ins for birthday gifts.

January 27, 2012 at 10:26 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

If I forget to put on my earrings to go out, it's like the world is coming to an end! LOL

January 27, 2012 at 4:17 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

Earring is definitely my favorite accessory, though simple necklaces are my second favorite. I'd love to see a tutorial!

January 27, 2012 at 8:57 PM  
Blogger Sarah Hull said...

Those are such cute and colorful earrings! I would love to see a tutorial!

I have pierced ears, but rarely wear earrings, because I feel like all the ones I own are more for a night out, rather than for day-to-day wear.


January 27, 2012 at 10:32 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

What a great idea!!! I have tons of t-shirts in boxes to give away, that might be new life! Thanks!

June 22, 2012 at 2:18 PM  

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