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Back to School Pencil Earrings

If you're looking for ideas for homemade jewelry, look no further than an office supply store. Gather up some pencils and cover them ion glitter for these Back to School Pencil Earrings for Savannah Starr. This is a great wearable craft for teachers.

Back to School Pencil Earrings


  • No. 2 Pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Drill with small drill bit
  • Eye pins (one for each pencil)
  • Aleene’s Tacky Glue
  • Jewelry glue
  • Glitter – pink, green, gold, copper, black
  • Paper plates or wax paper (to catch excess glitter)
  • Paint brush
  • Clear spray sealer


  1. To shorten pencils, sharpen to approximately 4″ in length (or shorter or longer if desired.)

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  2. Drill through top of pencil eraser to create hole for eye pin.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  3. Using jewelry glue, glue eye pin into hole.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  4. Use brush to apply tacky glue to eraser area.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  5. Sprinkle with pink glitter.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  6. Apply glue to metal band. Sprinkle with green glitter.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  7. Apply glue to pencil. Sprinkle with gold glitter.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  8. Apply glue to end of pencil. Dip tip into black glitter.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings
  9. Sprinkle with copper glitter. Set aside to dry.  Spray glitter with clear acrylic sealer.

    Back to School Pencil Earrings


For a comprehensive video tutorial of thisj project, check out How to Make Glittered Pencil Earrings.

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