DIY Spray Paint Earrings

I saw the cutest bright colored metal earrings at a boutique a few months ago. I searched and searched for similar supplies to make my own but just couldn't find anything. Then I had an epiphany while spray painting.

(Of course this idea could entirely be a result of sniffing too many paint fumes.)

Why not spray paint earrings?

I headed off to Hobby Lobby and picked up some supplies.

This particular brand was on sale for 50% off so I snagged several earring hooks...

And some other jewelry and beading supplies.

I started with the metal squares.

I gave each side a single coat of Rustoleum spray paint.

Then attached the wire earring hooks with just a pair of plyers.

I just used spray paint I had on hand, but I am totally going to make more and pick up some turquoise spray paint. Wouldn't turquoise be lovely?

Here's a peak at the feather earrings.

I love how these turned out, and they were super cheap to make.

Not including the paint, the metal square earrings ended up costing about .88 cents a pair, and the feather earrings about .43 cents a pair. (before sales tax.)

Wouldn't these be such a cute gift or party favor?

I never buy earrings anymore, I always make them. Even without the spray paint, they are so much cheaper to make on your own.

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