DIY Studded Barrette Tutorial

Make an easy candy-colored studded barrette for a great shot of color in your spring and summer outfits. Spraypaint these days comes in tons of fun colors, so you can make these in any color you like.
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial

DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial

DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial

 

DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial

Materials:
Metal studs (I used these)
Barrette blanks (these are similar to the ones I used)
Spraypaint (I used Krylon, in “watermelon” and “blue ocean breeze”)
Spray primer (one recommended for metal)
Pliers
Glue (I used E6000)

DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
Methods:
1. Lay the studs out on the barrette blank, and use the pliers to bend the prongs around the back to hold them in place.
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
2. Glue the studs to the barrette, adding glue to the front and back of the barrette to hold them in place. Wipe off excess glue, and allow the glue to dry.
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial

3. Paint the studs with one or two coats of white spray primer. Follow the directions on your primer for best results.
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
4. Following the directions on your paint, paint your barrettes with several light coats of spraypaint. Allow to dry thoroughly.
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
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DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial
DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial

DIY colorful studded barrette tutorial

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