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Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings

Dig into your recycle bin brand new jewelry making ideas! Show off your fiery spirit and love for green crafting with Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings from Savannah Starr. With an empty bottle of Aleene's Tacky Glue and tons of glitter, you can make sparkly and fun accessories.

Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings


  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel & Stick Sheets
  • Paint brush
  • Empty Aleene’s Tacky Glue bottle
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Pencil
  • Paper plate
  • Hole punch – small (for jump ring)
  • Glitter (black and gold)
  • Jewelry findings (jump rings, fish hook earrings)


  1. Using scissors, cut earrings of desired size from Tacky glue bottle.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  2. Place earring shape on Peel and Stick Sheet and trace around bottle with pencil.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  3. Draw lightning bolt in center. With scissors, cut Peel and Stick sheet along outside pattern lines.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  4. Use craft knife to cut along lightning bolt pattern line.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  5. Peel back liner paper along top edge and align with earring shape. Continue to peel back liner paper until entire piece is glued in place.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  6. Remove top liner paper from background (leaving lightning bolt area pattern liner paper in place.)

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  7. Place earring on plate and sprinkle with black glitter. Shake off excess glitter.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  8. Use craft knife to help lift the edge of lightning bolt design to reveal adhesive.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  9. Sprinkle with gold glitter. Shake off excess.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  10. Using small hole punch, punch hole at top center of earring shape.

    Glitter Lightening Bolt Earrings
  11. Insert jump ring into hole. Add fish hook earrings.

    Glitter LIghtening Bolt Earrings

For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out How to Make Glitter Your Garbage Earrings.


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