Saturday, October 5, 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Drop Earrings


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  These easy drop earring are created with pink wire, E-beads and pink heart beads.  They can be made quick as a wink and you can wear them to show your support. Try this easy step-by-step tutorial today.  And if you like easy tutorials like this one be sure to visit and like Make it easy crafts on Facebook.  

You will need:

Needle nosed pliers

Wire cutters

22 gauge pink wire

Pink size E beads

Four pink heart beads

2 Fish hook ear wires

Ruler

1.  Measure and cut two 6-inch pieces of pink wire with wire cutters. One for each earring.



2.  Thread on 12 size E beads onto the wire.  Bend in half making sure the ends meet and twist the two wires together in an oval shape.  (top of earring made)



3.  Thread on 6 pink e-beads onto the end of one wire side and then add the heart bead.  Curl the ends to hold on the beads.  Repeat with the other side. Bend the earring to shape if needed.





4.  Bend open the loop of a fish hook ear wire and attach to the center top of the earring.  There will be six beads on each side.  Close the loop with the needle nosed pliers.  Repeat steps 2-4 for second earring.















21 comments:

  1. I would love to gift a pair to my sister - a 5 yr breast cancer survivor! bjn1957{at}gmail{dot}com

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  2. These are beautiful- anyone would love to have them! :)

    Love, Joy
    Yesterfood

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  3. BEAUTIFUL earrings!! Love them.
    Thanks for the chance,
    Grandma Nancy Sapp

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  4. My daughter has been wanting to try making earrings, but I don't have a clue how. She also loves pink, so this is perfect! Thank you for sharing!

    I found your post at Mom's Monday Mingle.

    Missy from www.dottodotconnections.weebly.com

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  5. Adorable, I love them!

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  6. YES, I WOULD REALLY LOVE TO WIN!!! A PAIR

    dianetherkildsen@att.net

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  7. I would love a pair of those beautiful earrings. Thank you for hosting this giveaway.

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  8. what a darling earrings to make .... fabulous as fundraiser jewelry... why didnt' i think of this before!!??

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  9. love them I may come back to the tutorial later and make some, but I want to do the turquoise color for ovarian cancer, my kids grandma just finished her treatment and so far so good. but I wonder if she might like something like that. Her birthday is just after the holidays.....thanks for the tutorial!!!

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  10. A very special pair of earrings! I hope whomever wins them, treasures them!

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  11. Very pretty and the meaning behind them makes them that much more special! Thanks for linkin up to Sunday FUNday!

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  12. Unfortunately cancer has been in my family's life too often. I would love to win this giveaway and wear it with pride!

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  13. forgot my email with my comment dor.turner@yahoo.com

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  14. i would love a pair its a cause near and dear to my heart

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  15. Great tutorial! Thanks for sharing on Tutorial Thursdays Linky Party. This post will be featured in the Crafts Round Up Post this week. As this is your 3rd feature, you will be getting a Featured Post all for yourself. Please check your email for details in the next day or so :)
    x
    Natalie
    Marigolds' Loft
    P.S. Pinned :)

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