Iv done two stalls now selling my handmade crafts and jewellery and both times it has amazed me how i ran out of tabletop space so i wanted to make a display for the earrings i sell which would save space and that cost very little money. I wanted something that would catch peoples eye but be functional at the same time so this is what i came up with.
List of materials you will need to make this:
- Card board - I got mine from a cardboard box, beer boxes are good or breakfast boxes
- coloured paper - I used scraps from magazines, newspapers or you can buy craft paper
- scissors and craft knife for the intracate bits
- glue and sticky tape, I use PVA
- A box for the base - I used old packaging
- A weight for the base - I used a small bag of sand
Mark out slots onto a A4 sheet of card. These are for the earrings to dangle from so make sure you leave enough space in-between them for the earring to dangle its full length.
|I used diffrent sized gaps for the slots so i can hang different lengths of earrings from my display. If you want to display stud earrings you will need small holes instead.|
Now for some decoration, this is where you can use different craft paper, bits from magazines or hand paint/stencil if you are feeling artistic.
I made a garden scene at the bottom which leads up to a sky scene at the top. Stick down all images with PVA glue.Step three
Nearly finished. Iv started to add a border of carboard flowers.Add the cut out flower shapes all the way around the edge, then add a cut out cloud to the top, the heart adds intrest and is also a good place for the price of your earrings to go. I also made small holes in the cloud so i could display stud earrings too.
Get some sand put it in a sealable bag and tape it into the box which is your base. Turn the box over then glue & tape your A4 earring display to your box.
|the box can also be used to display bits on too|
All finished just add jewellery!
|If this dosn't catch your eye then nothing will!|