How I Turned Earrings Into Unique Home Decor

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5 Minutes

See how I turned a thrift store vase into a unique home decor accent using a simple pair of stylish earrings. You never know when the inspiration will hit.

Often, a thrift store is the source of inspiration!

When I found this beautiful silver mercury bud vase at a local thrift store, I immediately started envisioning how I would display it and fill with pretty little flowers.

As I was paying my $1.97 for the vase (yes! $1.97!), I was directed to the free table and invited to choose something as a thank you for my purchase.

Well, who doesn’t love the FREE table!

These green earrings caught my eye.

Not because I wanted to wear them. (although I would!)

Rather, I loved how bold, colorful, and graphic they were.

Very Art Deco!

And….what if I combine them with my new vase?

Earrings as home decor? I have considered stranger things!

A 5 Minute Project

All told, this project took me about 5 minutes! Here are the details…

Using a pair of pliers, I twisted off the post of the earrings.

Actually 3 bends back and forth with the pliers was all it took!

I lined up the earrings in the direction that I wanted.

This actually took more time than twisting off the posts!

Up, down, this way, that way…this is when my overthinking kicks in and I have to remind myself…”Just decide!”

My glue gun worked its usual magic and just a couple dots of hot glue on each earring was enough to secure the earrings to the side of the vase.

After pressing on the vase, I held for about 30 seconds to make sure the earrings were secure.

This was not rocket science and is possibly the easiest project I have ever shared.

But I like to think that it might send you to your jewelry box (or nearest thrift store) to find the perfect adornment to your home decor!


p.s. I have some other easy projects you might be interested in!

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Suggested materials:
  • Vase
  • Earrings
Sonata Home Design
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