New Uses for Old Clip-On Earrings

December 26, 2010

Vintage clip-on earrings

My friend Carol gave me some of her mother’s vintage clip-on earrings.  I don’t wear earrings, but found some unconventional ways to use them.  I love the idea of re-purposing old things to extend their useful life.

Clip-on earrings make lovely scarf clips or brooches.  Or you can use them as little “clothespins” to hang paper cards, photos, magazine clippings that you keep for inspiration or future projects.

Earring used as a scarf embellishment.

Earring used as a scarf clip

Earring used to clip a card to a twine clothesline

3 Responses to “New Uses for Old Clip-On Earrings”

  1. Lynne Says:

    Great idea – love the scarf clip especially!

  2. Carol Says:

    Mom would have loved how her earrings are being repurposed!


  3. Simply wonderful uses for re-purposing vintage clip on earrings. Vintage style earrings are very fashionable currently and are a wonderful addition to any range of accessories


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