DIY: Bouncy Ball Sequin Drop Earring

Glitter N Glue DIY Bouncy Ball Sequin Drop EarringLast weekend I was invited to a Golden Globes party hosted by the chic and stylish Kelly of KellyGolightly.com. If you’re into fashion, food, traveling and entertaining then you should follow this lovely lady’s blog. She throws the best parties and gives such great ideas! Of course her Golden Globes party was well… golden down to every detail.ย  If you follow me on the Instagram then you saw me post a picture of Kelly’s sequin golden globe earrings (here). I was obsessed! Kelly purchase her earrings at a thrift store, but today we’re making our own pair…

Glitter N Glue DIY Bouncy Ball Sequin Drop Earring MATERIALSMaterials: Bouncy Balls, Sequins, Glue, Chain, Earring Findings, Small Eye Screws

Glitter N Glue DIY Bouncy Ball Sequin Drop Earring GLUEKelly’s earrings reminded me of the sequin ornament tutorial I posted for Christmas. (Remember? No, click here to review) The process is very similar. To start add a dab of glue to the bottom of your bouncy ball. Then, place the end of the sequin trim in the glue and start wrapping.ย  Apply glue as you wrap around the bouncy ball. Continue the process until the ball is completely covered.

Glitter N Glue DIY Bouncy Ball Sequin Drop Earring ATTACHUse a pair ofย pliers to attach the earring finding to the chain and the chain to the eye screw. Eye screws can be purchased at your local hardware store.

Glitter N Glue DIY Bouncy Ball Sequin Drop Earring SCREWScrew the chain into your bouncy ball

Glitter N Glue DIY Bouncy Ball Sequin Drop Earring FULLThere’s some good news for those of you that love this project as much as I do… THERE IS A GLITTER ‘N GLUE ASSEMBLY REQUIRED KIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS DIY PROJECT!

Click here to purchase the materials (minus glue and pliers) you’ll need to complete this project. The kit cost $13 and is available in gold, black or magenta. Enjoy! xo

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16 responses

  1. They look wonderful! But aren’t they heavy? Maybe ping-pong balls would be lighter, since they are hollow inside.

    January 22, 2013 at 1:18 am

    • Ping pong balls would be a great idea! But these aren’t heave at all. The balls are really little. I’ve wore them a few times over the weekend and didn’t have a problem!

      January 22, 2013 at 7:58 am

  2. Amazing DIY, good job!! & Milion thanks 4 inspiring us!!!

    This week I’m giveawaying a very special necklace combining one of my grandma’s doilies and some leather. Feel free to come and participate whenever you want http://2ndfunniestthing.blogspot.com.es/2013/01/new-giveaway.html
    :) Big kisses from Barcelona

    January 22, 2013 at 2:13 am

  3. Sarah

    When you go to purchase the kit, you can’t see the color options. Also, just wondering, are these earrings heavy?

    January 22, 2013 at 7:42 am

    • Thanks for letting me know, Sarah! I believe the problem has been fixed.

      The earrings aren’t heave at all. The balls are small and light (not those big ole bouncy balls you might be thinking of). I wore them a few times this weekend and they were fine. They didn’t even pull on my earlobe.

      January 22, 2013 at 8:04 am

  4. This was a super cute idea and execution!!!

    January 22, 2013 at 8:15 am

  5. I knew this was coming after seeing Kelly’s earrings. Great job!

    January 22, 2013 at 9:50 am

  6. LOVE!!! So clever.

    January 22, 2013 at 1:28 pm

  7. You always make the most wearable and fun DIY projects. These are so fun!

    January 22, 2013 at 5:52 pm

  8. I like how you creative you are. I could learn quite a few things from you, I’m looking forward to seeing what other interesting things that you created. You inspire me to take on some DIY projects of my own

    February 1, 2013 at 5:02 pm

  9. You have the best ideas!!! I am making a pair of purple and gold for a Raven Super Bowl party. :) How did you keep from getting the glue all over the sequins? Thanks for any suggestions!

    February 1, 2013 at 6:16 pm

  10. what is your website’s theme? i have wordpress and would love to have the same theme.

    February 10, 2013 at 11:40 am

    • It’s called Modularity Lite by Graph Paper Press!

      February 15, 2013 at 11:41 am

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