Homemade FIMO earrings with Christmas star plant motif
Christmas is just around the corner and you want to give yourself or your loved ones something nice? How about homemade earrings made of FIMO soft, decorated with a festive poinsettia motif? With these simple instructions, you can create your own individual pieces of jewellery in just a few steps that are guaranteed to attract attention. All you need is FIMO soft in various colours, earring hooks and a little skill. Let your creativity run wild and create your own FIMO soft earrings with a poinsettia motif!
An article by Karina
What you need
|FIMO® 8700 04 Blades - Blistercard with mixed blade set, 3 pieces (1 rigid, 1 flexible and 1 serrated blade), 2 rubber grips
|FIMO® 8700 05 Acrylic roller - Blistercard containing an Acrylic roller
Needle, baking paper, earring hook, flower template, bending ring, chain pin, jewellery pliers, sharp knife
Roll out two small pieces of FIMO soft In Indian red and cherry red to a very thin sheet using the acrylic roller. Apply a template for the flower on top and cut out the flowers in two different sizes with a sharp knife.
Each size has its own color. Now mix 2 parts FIMO soft in apple green and 1 part black with each other and use the acrylic roller to roll out a thin sheet. Apply the template for the leaf und the sheet and cut out the leaf with a sharp knife. To create the earrings, you need 2 green leaves, 2 small flowers and 2 large flowers.
To create the structure of the flowers and leaves use a needle to imitate the veins like shown on the photo.
Roll out two small balls from the mixed green shade. Flatten them with your fingers and press them to the work surface. Attach a metal pin with a hoop onto the middle of the circle and press down a little. Position the pin as shown in the photo.
Place the leaves so that the top of the leaf covers the free edge of the metal pin. Now place the large flowers first on the leaves and then the small flowers on top. Use the modeling tool with the small ball at the end press it down on the middle of the flower.
Roll out very small balls from FIMO soft in apple green, for each earring you need three balls. Use the modelling tool with the small ball at the end, transfer the green balls to the center of the flower and slightly press down. When you're happy with your design, harden the FIMO soft Christmas earrings in the oven for 30 minutes at 110 ° C / 230 ° F.
Allow the earrings to cool down completely after hardening. Cop off the excess metal with a plier. Use the pliers to make a ring at the bottom of the earring and fix the metal curly ring on it.
Pull the earring hoops through the hoop of the metal pin.
Now your earrings are done.
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