Feathers are one of my favorite adornments, and I would use them to decorate just about everything if I could. What's not to love about something that is both soft and inviting, yet mysteriously seductive? One of my favorite projects, I turned these creamy plumes into earrings Marie Antoinette would covet.
What you will need:
*A handful of feathers (I used four)
*1/4" thick ribbon
*Glue (or clear nail polish)
Step 1: Getting Things Into Position
Begin by placing your arrangement of feathers on a flat piece of ribbon. I recommend using no more than 2-3 feathers so that the earrings won’t be too bulky.
Step 2: Secure the Ribbon and Feathers
Tie your ribbon around the tip of the feathers into a bow, and trim the excess ribbon and feathers to a length of your liking. Place a bit of glue (or clear nail polish) around the top portion of your feathers and ribbon to secure them together.
Step 3: Adding the Earring Hooks
Attach your earring hook by running a jump ring through it’s opening and the back of the ribbon bow.
Enjoy! Your own set of feathery earrings with little work and cost!
You can get even more ideas on my blog!