07 November 2021

Earrings Crafted from Paper Bag Handles

Crafty recycling is what I love to do on this blog. We can find materials everywhere and instead of chucking them in the bin, why not find a creative way to use them?

Let's take for example these paper bag handles made from cord:

I removed them from the bag and just by cutting, sewing, and dressing them up, they have new life as earrings:

Experiment with thread, findings, beads and baubles to create different looks as I've detailed in a previous post. What was "blah" is now "TADA!"

I rescued this white cord and here is how I transformed it...

I already had all the materials in my sewing and jewelry-making kit...TADA!

I hope this inspires you to make jewelry out of the most random objects. 

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  1. I never would have looked at shopping bag handles and thought "earrings." Fabulous and so creative!


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