How to Make Earrings From Price Tags-Do it Yourself

by Aparajita S on February 8, 2013 · 46 comments

How to Make Earrings From Price Tags-DIY

Hi everyone, although I am mostly into eye makeup tutes these days, but I  can’t stop me from doing another love of my life, DIY jewellery!  I hope you will find this DIY interesting. My sis recently gifted me a red satin clutch purse from an online store and I am totally in love with it. So much so that I didn’t even want to throw away the plastic price tag that came with it. Sounds crazy right?? Well, I admit I do indulge in craziness quite often ;) anyway, for these earrings you would need:

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1. Any price tag. ( it would be better if it’s of plastic, but cardboard ones would also do).
2. Nail paints of your choice.
3. Wire.
4. Two beads.
5. An empty pen refill ( or a nail art dotting tool if you are a lucky one).

DIY price tag earrings Material
Step one:

Firstly, peel off the sticker from the tag

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Step two:

Immerse the tag in water and rub out the remaining parts of the sticker
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Step three:

Cut out the tag in desired shapes. I have cut out rectangles.
Step four:

Use a nail paint in solid color to draw stripes on the rectangles. I have used red.

Step five:

Next, use a different nail color and fill in the gaps with it. I have used a purple.

Step six:

Now make dots with white nail polish using an empty pen refill.

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Step seven:

Pierce a hole with a needle on the top of the rectangle.

Step eight:

Now put the wire through the hole.

Step nine:

Hold both ends of the wire and put a large bead through it.

Step ten:

Twist one of the wire end around the other ( refer to pic).

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Step eleven:

Bend the other end of the wire to make a hook.

DIY price tag earrings

It should look like this.

And this is how it looks when worn :)

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I hope you all will like it, waiting for your comments! I will sign off with the thought that think again before you throw something to the dustbin :)


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{ 46 comments… read them below or add one }

jomol February 8, 2013 at 6:12 pm

Very creative Aparajita…….how do such ideas come to you :P


Aparajita February 8, 2013 at 6:39 pm

Thanks a lot jomol :D hehehe, i have no clue:p


fahveen February 8, 2013 at 6:13 pm

your DIY are easy and creative!!


Aparajita February 8, 2013 at 6:43 pm

Thanks fahveen :)


Parita February 8, 2013 at 6:17 pm

you are queen of DIYs :)


Aparajita February 8, 2013 at 6:45 pm

Awww, thanks a lot dear:D


Sweta February 8, 2013 at 6:18 pm

Omg…. This is nights of creativity…. Lovely aparajita :)


Aparajita February 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm

Thanks sweta!:)


neha February 8, 2013 at 6:18 pm

out of words


Aparajita February 8, 2013 at 6:49 pm



Nafisa Ali February 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Now m regrettin throwing away tags pehle :( this is sooooooo cute :)


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 6:56 pm

don’t worry babes, price tags keep on entering our homes ;)


Somreeta Mukherjee February 8, 2013 at 6:49 pm

simply awesome apu…i wonder how with such commonplace things, such wonderfully creative stuffs hit your mind….. loved it


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm

:D thanks a lot somreeta! :) actually i dislike throwing away things, they lie on my desk for days until finally i clear my desk and then i HAVE to make something with them! hahahha :)


Shweta A February 8, 2013 at 7:03 pm

Everytime u amaze me with all this. Awesome and truly useful :)


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 7:44 pm

thanks shweta! :)


Melissa February 8, 2013 at 7:23 pm

I just dunno wht to say…am lost hehe ur such a talented female.Grt job.


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 7:45 pm

:D thanks melissa! :)


Nupur February 8, 2013 at 7:26 pm

Cute :)


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm

thanks nupur :)


Ish February 8, 2013 at 7:52 pm

hi aparajita… I lovereading ur post … by any chance u r from Kolkata?


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 7:58 pm

am from Asaam , but i study in shantiniketan , Viswabharati univ :) thanks


Nafisa Ali February 8, 2013 at 8:08 pm

aiyyyo! i regret throwin away some tags recently :(
this is so so so so so cute! :)


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 8:25 pm

:) :) :) Thank uuuu :)


Preeti February 8, 2013 at 8:13 pm

Hey Appy , why didnt you post the cute red clutch . I soo want to see it :)


aparajita February 8, 2013 at 8:27 pm

will post tht pic soon :) thanks


Preeti February 8, 2013 at 8:43 pm

appy , tumhare paas to earrings ki dukaan hogi :)
mere paas bhi bahot saare earrings ekhththa ho gaye hai …sale lagana chahiye mujhe here on IMBB :) some of the earrings i got them for 5 rs :D


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:36 am

:D :D :D hahaha… ya preeti, mere pass 4 bade bade boxes hain earrings ke ;) n i still go on buying! mine ones are mostly 5rs n 10 rs wala too ;)


Shami February 8, 2013 at 8:56 pm

OMG!!! thats very creative.. you are really talented :)


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:38 am

thanks shami! :):)


Tanya February 8, 2013 at 9:39 pm

Hats off!


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:38 am
Natasha (Nats) February 8, 2013 at 10:52 pm

bowing to the most talented girl on IMBB…. too good Aps … <3


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:39 am

<3 <3 <3 <3 thanks a lot nats! :D


swati February 9, 2013 at 1:08 am

amazing work aparajita………….i can’t even think of doing this……… are really a very creative person :-)…..loved your idea


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:40 am

thanks swati! :) do try it! its easy and perfect for gifting too :)


sakhi February 9, 2013 at 9:21 am

now i need nt chk names..i knew this has to come from u…u have gr88 creativity skill..keep it up…see u shining brighter some day


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:41 am

awwww…. thanks so much sakhi :)


neetu lohani February 9, 2013 at 10:31 am

Too gud.. u r really brilliant in every field apps.. :) just small query.. I recently got smokey black eyeshadow palete can u pls tell me hw to use black eyeshadow wid silver n white grey shades on eyes.. :p


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:45 am

thanks sweets! :) apply grey all over upper eyelids. don’t go beyond the crease. use the black to create a “>” on the outer part of the upper eyelid and blend it inside with the grey. use the white as hghlightr below brow bone and the silver as the highlighter in the inner corner of the eyes :) hope it hepls


neetu aadya lohani February 10, 2013 at 7:01 am

wow.. :) thanx sweetheart!! will try it and tell you hw it came for sure.. :)


Manisha February 9, 2013 at 10:41 am

what a DIY Appu :) now I want to steal all your ear rings as you will make new for yourself :P lazy me :D


aparajita February 9, 2013 at 11:46 am

hahhaha ;) sure ;)


Preeti February 9, 2013 at 12:40 pm

Yeah , i too have many 5rs and 10 rs wala earrings , :) a box full and they are so tempting , i keep on buying although i have many . Btw , do you use them on regular basis ?


aparajita February 10, 2013 at 10:11 am

nahi re :P most of them are lying unused :)


Disha July 9, 2013 at 8:07 pm

superb idea, and more than that, precise execution.. its done so neatly.. u’re really creative, gal! *clap*


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