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How to make your own statement earring stand

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Need somewhere to display your beautiful statement earrings? Create your own DIY earring stand so you can enjoy the beauty of your earrings even when you’re not wearing them.

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Step one: Take the plywood piece and mark out where you’d like to place your earrings. Drill the holes.

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Step two: Apply two layers of Resene Colorwood Whitewash to the plywood and battens.

Step three: Using Resene FX Paint Effects medium, mix with the Resene testpot colours to create a wash effect over the plywood piece. Leave to dry.

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Step four: Glue the battens to the bottom of the ply with construction glue and leave to dry.

Step five: Place your earrings. As your earring collection grows, add more drill holes.

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Project by Leigh Stockton, Photography Bryce Carleton

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