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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Anthropoligie Copy Cat Earrings

I saw these at Anthropologie, and really liked them!! I thought about how to recreate these myself without them costing QUITE as much ;)


I went to the store and brought home seed beads, embroidery floss, and that's it!! I started with a leaf shaped piece of felt, and started out on my earring making journey. I hot glued on loops of floss.....



And hand sewed on some beads...





 I did want the same effect, but with my own touch.  As a finishing touch, I added some of my Grandmother's old clip on earrings to the top... that is the jewels you see. 




 I had been wanting to find a use for them because the backs were broken on them. I sewed on a jump ring and added the earring post and I was ready to rock my new earrings! They are kinda bling.... alot more bling than Anthro's pair, but they'll do!!







15 comments:

  1. I like your version even better!

    I'm visiting from Just Something I Whipped Up. :)

    - Michele

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  2. So glad you popped in!! And thank you for your comment! :) Please tell your friends, and enter in my headband giveaway!!

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  3. oh wow, i love them!

    i found your blog through sumo's sweet stuff's market yourself monday link party. :)

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  4. Well Welcome!! I will try to post there every monday!! Thanks for commenting :) Don't forget to enter my giveaway!!

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  5. These are so adorable! Love it!

    Excellent job! I want to try this now...

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  6. Fantastic and super creative! Go, you!

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  7. Yay, for you! You did it! ...and I adore the vintage jewels! I hopped over from Blue Cricket and am so happy that I did. Please accept my invitation to drop in at my place one day this week when you get a moment. until later...

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  8. Excellent post, thanks for sharing this tutorial, I will link to it from craftgossip as I know my readers would love to see it.

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  9. Great job! Your earrings look even better then the ones from Anthropologie. Thanks for sharing the process.

    Cindy
    artisticinspiration.blogspot.com

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  10. Lovely job with those earrings! Any chance you have a picture of the vintage earrings before you added them to the upcycled ones, just so us antique-hounds can admire? ;-)

    Thanks!
    Danya

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  11. That's so clever, I definitely like yours better than the Anthro ones too! Gorgeous.

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  12. Thanks for sharing! I am a crafter myself and I would love to feature your design at
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    Would this be okay with you?

    Thanks!
    diylessonsassistant
    http://diylessons.org/

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