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Picture of Earrings from Paperclips + String
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Using a standard paperclip, unbend at all the angles to create this triangular shape. Once you’ve got the triangular shape, you need to glue the ends together. Use a fast drying epoxy or hot glue.

Step 1: Wrapping the Wire

Picture of Wrapping the Wire
Next you can start winding your cotton thread around the wire. I started out using hot glue, then I tried Liquid Stitch and liked it way more. It’s a permanent, clear drying adhesive that didn’t cause any bumps of dried hot glue along the way.

Fig 1: Winding the string around // Fig 2: Starting to wrap the string around the earring, secured with Liquid Stitch
 
mentalistmental made it!1 year ago

Awesome idea. I made these as a gift for my mother!

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wow thats a really great idea! i tried it and it worked out great!
love this idea!
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ChrysN4 years ago
I love these!