DIY Glitter Button Earrings

diy glitter button earrings

I’m still loving the glitter trend that’s happening right now. Of course, that means I needed to make some glitter button earrings to share the sparkle! Make some for you, for your BFF, your sister, whoever you think needs a little more glitter in their life! These DIY glitter button earrings were so easy to make too. They would be a great craft for kids or tweens to make with their friends! You just need a handful of simple supplies, and you’re ready to roll.


Supplies not shown: paper plate, toothpicks, white glue, piece of styrofoam.


1. First, glue your buttons to your earring posts using the E-6000. You could use another adhesive, but I really recommend using E-6000. Your buttons don’t have to match, as long as they’re the same shape & size. Let these dry.

2. Coat the buttons in white glue (or you can use Mod Podge) and cover them in glitter. Use the toothpick to make sure there’s no glitter stuck in the buttonholes and to tame any rogue glitter pieces so it’s generally smoothed over.

3. Once you’re happy with the coverage, stick in them the styrofoam to let them dry.

4. When the glitter & glue is very dry, go over the earrings with another coat of glue to seal them. Then you aren’t going to lose any glitter awesomeness.

5. After the sealing coat is dry, wear these bad boys in all their glittered glory. Or gift them to a friend who needs more glitter.

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