DIY Popsicle Stick Earrings

Curly Made
by Curly Made
12 Materials
20 Minutes

I'm going to show you how you can push your creativity and transform some popsicle sticks into a pair of earrings. Yes, my friends, we're going to be innovative and upcycle something that otherwise would be thrown in the trash. This DIY is super easy and won't take you much time at all. Let's go!

Tools and materials:

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Pen
  • Scissors
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Drill
  • Super glue
  • Chain
  • Pliers
  • Jump rings
  • Earring hooks
DIY popsicle stick earrings

Draw an arrow

Draw an arrow on the popsicle stick. You can make yours longer or shorter, I just chose to go with the length I wanted for myself.

Make popsicle stick earrings

Cut it out

How to make popsicle stick earrings

Sand the rough edges

Once you’ve done this, repeat the process and make another arrow that is the same size.

Simple popsicle stick earrings

Paint them

I went for soft, pastel colors, but you can go for whatever colors you like.

Easy popsicle stick earrings


Make a hole in the outer corner. I used a thick polystyrene block to drill on top of.

popsicle stick earrings tutorial


Glue the pieces together so that they are side by side with the holes on the outer sides.

Construct the earring

Cut the chain, attach jump rings to either side of it, then insert the jump rings through the holes in the popsicle sticks. Lastly, attach the earring wire to the middle of the chain.

And this is what the finished earring looks like. I love them because they’re so unexpected and out of the box. Who would have thought that you could turn some popsicle sticks into a cute accessory? If you’re looking for a low-cost gift that you can make for friends, this is a great option.

Suggested materials:
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Pen
  • Scissors
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  • Kay Drakakides Cranor Kay Drakakides Cranor on Jul 02, 2021

    You could use nail polish to pain them also! Some polish has glitter😲

  • Barbara Barbara on Jul 04, 2021

    How about adding tiny tassels? Maybe the opposite color tassel on each side: pink tassel on green side, green tassel on pink side?