Earrings are a mainstay in nearly every woman’s wardrobe and they make great last-minute gifts. As we get closer to the holiday gift-giving season, give yourself a creative kick-start with this fun challenge: Grab a box/bag/strand/package of beads and a handful of head pins, eye pins and ear wires, along with chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and wire cutters. Make as many different earrings as possible while "watching" TV or a movie. It's a great exercise in creativity but it's just mindless enough to do while in front of the tube. Look for ideas and inspiration in the Design Workshop . Some of my favorite quick earrings are: Flower Drops Earrings by Suzie Kwon Girly Pearls Earrings by Margot Potter Falling Heart Earrings by Fernando Dasilva Mix up your designs by trying different ear wires on for size. In addition to the ever-popular leverback style, there are “modern” ear wires that have a sleek, minimalist look; trendy, oversized
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