Earrings in a Gift Box

sizes: box, 3-1/4"x1"x2-1/4"; earrings, 2"


  • Creative Imagination Bare Elements gift box with mirror
  • Beads, in three various sizes, six
  • Silver findings: two 2" head pins, two ear wires


  • Acrylic block
  • Beadalon Chain-nose Pliers; Designer Flush Cutter Stamp
  • Clearsnap Ancient Page Navy Ink
  • ColorBox Cat's Eye Fluid Chalk Queque: Misty Meadow
  • Rubber stamp, in print of choice


  • Gift Box
  • 1. Starting with the lightest colored inkpad, apply inkpads directly to surface of box in long sweeping strokes. Use darker-colored ink for inside of box. Layer and blend colors for desired coverage. Let dry.
  • 2. Randomly stamp image on gift box to create collage look. Set aside to dry.
  • Earrings
  • 1. String three beads onto each head pin. Use round-nose pliers to make loop above top bead. Wrap extra wire around base of loop. Attach loop to lower loop on each ear wire. Trim excess wire.

by Niki Meiners

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