DIY gold leaf earrings : Easter egg wrappers, baking soda and corn flour !

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I’ve always loved easter egg wrappers (not as much as the eggs themselves but close). I even recently found an old notebook from when I was 12 (called the “mucho personnal book”) where I covered one page with wrappers that I spent hours flattening out with my thumb nail (someone else did that?). But this tear I finally found something useful to make with them… DIY gold leaf earrings !

I made my beloved air dry clay (like my coasters and jewelry holder)

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The recipe is super easy

  • 2 parts baking soda
  • 1 part corn flour
  • 1 1/2 parts cold water

1. Measure baking soda and flour | 2. Mix | 3. Add water and heat | 4. mix continuously, it wil make bubbles.. it’s almost ready! | 5. Keep mixing until it forms a dough | 6. Let it cool down before using.

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Once you have your clay you’ll need:

Make little discs of air dry clay (equal in size) and let them dry a few hours.Rip a little piece of Easter egg wrapper and apply varnish to your clay disc. Drop your piece of wrapper and apply varnish on top.

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Let it dry and glue to your studs.

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Voilà!

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