Friday, January 14, 2011

Flower Soda Can Earrings

As I was searching online for tutorials on making soda can earrings, I came across THESE , and immediately went to work on my own version.  Mine aren't as cute as the original, but I still love 'em!

Here's my very first pair...made out of a rootbeer can.

On my second try I added a 3rd layer and an eyelet.  The flower in the very center was made from a craft punch and some bling.

And this is my 3rd (and favorite!) pair.  These were made simpler than the previous pair, with just 2 layers of the big flowers.

How fun are these earrings?!  I'm hoping to have some more ready to share with you next week, so stay tuned!





Linking to:
Making the World Cuter Monday
Keeping It Simple

10 comments:

Anji* said...

Wow, those are really cool and pretty!

Did you use normal craft punches to punch the cans?

Lyndee @ A Recovering Craft Hoarder said...

I LOOOOOOOOOVE your version! I can't wait to see the tutorial.

Misty said...

Anji, The flower in the very center was made from a regular craft punch. The bigger flowers were made by tracing a flower template on the cans and cutting them out with scissors.

Emily Anne Knight Williamson said...

These are GREAT! I can't wait to see a tutorial. I'd love to try my hand at it. ( =

April said...

Oh my goodness those are so flippin awesome! I would love for you to link up to my Sew Crafty Party & Giveaway!

http://wildflowersandwhimsy.blogspot.com/2011/01/sew-crafty-saturday-adventure-date.html

Kellie said...

THESE are so stinkin cute!!!!!

Leslie said...

LOVE THIS!!! So creative and cute. I had to feature you on my blog. http://hobbied.blogspot.com.

Elizabeth said...

this is great! Since you have so many soda cans here's another idea I had seen at a store.they are garden stakes Use the bottom of the can as the center of your flower and cut the top off and then make petals and bend them forward and add a stake. now you have something for your garden or at least outdoor decor

Jill T said...

Did you do anything to the edges to make them less sharp?
They're very cute. I like the last pair best too. :)

Robin said...

I also make pop can jewelry and hair bows. I love your purple ones. I am visiting from http://cutonedesignsbyrobin.blogspot.com/

I just signed up as your newest follower. please consider following me back. thanks...love your blog. Do you set up and sell your stuff at craft shows?

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