DIY Accessories – My DIY inspo and how I created my beaded ear crawler/cuff

Sequins n Pearls

DIY Beaded Ear Cuff 2

The new trend that I am totally crushing on is the ear cuff also known as an ear crawler. Ever since I saw Cara Delevingne wearing this ear cuff I have been pining to create my own version.

Here is my inspiration:

Amber Sceats Erring Crawler
Jules Smith Large Crystal Ear Crawling
Shay Accessories Clip On Ear Crawler

Instead of using rhinestones and PVC I decided to try to recreate the style using a beading technique called “right angle weave”. I inserted metal wire and used E6000 glue to attach an earring back and clip on earring post. I still need to work on the design but for my first attempt I love it.

DIY Beaded Ear Cuff DIY Beaded Ear Cuff

I will be listing this on my etsy site. Let me know what you think!

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New year, new beginnings.

Day By Day.

It seems that my faith and hope is finally paying off. Still along way to go, but I am getting there. And I am realizing more than ever than certain things really do happen for a reason even though we cannot see or understand it at the time, and somehow I wonder if they happen to make us stronger than before.

This afternoon whilst resting up at home I wanted to find a  poem to explain how I have felt today.

This time of year is not a good time for many of us who suffer depression. The weather has been awful, which in itself contributes to how worse one can feel. Over the past 2 years I have had more than my fair share of set backs, and especially so these past 2 months.

There has been a lot of trauma going on with my family, as well as my own health problems. In…

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