I've been wanting to try making these adorable little rosettes for awhile, and finally did it today! I can't remember where I saw this idea, but I'm sure its all over the blogosphere. Here is my take on making ric-rac rosettes and using them for earrings.
What you will need:
- About 20 minutes
- Some ric-rac (I think I had about 20 inches, so 10 inches per rosette)
- Quick drying fabric glue
- Earings (I am using an old pair of earrings that I haven't worn since high school!)
- E6000 glue (pictured further down the post)
The best part of this for me... I had it all on hand so this project was FREE!!!
Start out by putting some of the fabric glue across about 2 inches of the ric-rac.
Then start rolling. Continue putting glue on the ric-rac and rolling...
When you get the rosette to the size you want, put some glue across the bottom of the rosette, then fold the ric-rac straight down and across the bottom. You can see its folded/pinched a little under my finger, I put a small dab of glue there too, to hold it in place.
Snip the ric-rac so its covering the bottom of the rosette, but not hanging out, you don't want to see it from the top side. Then stick a pin through the whole thing to hold in place while the glue continues to dry.
No put a small dab of E6000 on your earring and smush it into the bottom of the rosette.
Let dry. Remove the pin.
And enjoy your fun, new, fashionable earrings!
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