Navbar button Logo PaperCrafter Search Button
pcr159-backingplate
pcr159-backingplate

Are you already a member? Click here to login

Register at PaperCrafter for your free download!

Please click here to read the terms and condition

Having trouble? email webmaster@papercraftermagazine.co.uk

We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.

Create paper earrings using our tutorial

Papercrafter Techniques

Have you ever tried making jewellery from paper? This issue, PaperCrafter designers Corinne Bradd and Elizabeth Moad gave the unusual craft a go and the results were stunning.  Here’s a bonus project for all our lovely blog readers – follow the step-by-step guide to learn how to make a pair of paper earrings

Create paper earrings using our tutorial

Already registered? Click Here to login

Cut paper rectangles sized 3cm x 5cm. You will need two of paper A and eight each of B and C. Fold each rectangle into a triangle following the picture guide in PaperCrafter issue 62 (find it in page 34).

All triangles are assembled the same way round to give a flat back and ridged top surface. Start by pushing both points of a C triangle into one sleeve of a B triangle. Push another C triangle into the other sleeve.

Make the third row by pushing a B triangle into the two inner sleeves of the C triangles. Push both points of a B triangle into both the outer sleeves of the C triangles.

Start decreasing the width of the rows by fitting two C triangles into the centre sleeves of row three, leaving the two outer sleeves empty. Take a single triangle A and push into the inner sleeves of row four, leaving the outer sleeves empty as before.

Make the second of your paper earrings in the same way and coat each one with two coats of PVA or decoupage glaze. Pierce a hole in the top point of the first triangle and fit jump rings and earwires through these.

More projects

new project
Thanks Bunting Card

YOU WILL NEED:
Card
Paper, patterned
Punches: hole, flower
Cord
Pen
Letters
Adhesives

METHOD:
1. Make a square card in a design of your choosing, then matt the insides with patterned paper. Punch a small hole and insert cord…

Card making

Stitched Heart Bookmark

YOU WILL NEED:
Card, lilac
Paper, patterned
Button, red
Needle and thread
Die, heart
Adhesives

METHOD:
1. Cut two hearts from lilac card. Stick a purple patterned heart die-cut to the front of one heart. Sew a red…

Home decor Home decorations

Lantern Light Embellishments

YOU WILL NEED:
Lantern-style paper light, 30cm
Newspaper
Card: black, white
Dies: flowers, bows
Gems
Glue dots

METHOD:
1. Die cut numerous flowers and 15 bows from both black and white and pink newsprint. Cut some large flowers…

Home decor Home decorations

Photobooth Props

YOU WILL NEED:
Templates
Paper, patterned
Emery board
Wooden skewers
Washi tape
Embellishments: gems, pearls, toppers
Adhesives: glue, tape

METHOD:
1. Trace the photobooth templates onto patterned paper. Cut around each shape 1cm outside the line. Glue each shape…

Party makes