These candy-colored studded barrettes are a great shot of color for your summer outfits. Spraypaint these days comes in tons of fun colors, so you can make these in any color you like.

DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial

DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial
DIY colorful stud 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 stud 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 stud 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 stud barrette tutorial
DIY colorful stud 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 stud barrette tutorial
DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial
4. Following the directions on your paint, paint your barrettes with several light coats of spraypaint. Allow to dry thoroughly.
DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial
DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial

DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial

DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial

DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial DIY colorful stud barrette tutorial
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  • Mackenzie Conner

    Those barrettes are so cute!! And I was surprised about how easy it looks! My favorite is the blue ocean breeze, it’s the perfect color :)

    Mackenzie
    http://www.heybirdfriend.com

    • Rachel

      Mackenzie, thanks! I love that color, too :-)

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