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Published May 21st 2019
Make 4 pairs of colourful, whimsical earrings
Make earrings that are bright, whimsical and uniquely yours (Image: Lazer Unicorn)
Handmade earrings are taking off. Colourful, unique earrings are a simple way to start the day with more fun. Plus, they take up little space in your wardrobe and they always fit. Making your own to keep, in exactly the designs you love, is even more fun.
Alex Lawton from Lazer Unicorn is one lady who can make this happen for you. This Brisbane-based graphic designer holds workshops all over Australia were you can use her original creations to make something unique.
Brisbane-based, Alex currently has workshop dates advertised in Toowoomba, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, and the Sunshine Coast.
Workshops generally run for 2.5 hours and cost $120. In this time you'll make 4 new pairs of earrings, and take home an earring board to store and display your "wearable art". Yeah, you probably can buy handmade acrylic earrings for less than $30 each, they just won't be "yours".
Alex Lawton - designer, maker and workshop facilitator (Image: Lazer Unicorn)
Alex has been running workshops since she was 12 years old. On her website, she says: "I enjoy meeting new people and travelling, so can't wait to explore more places and bring the workshops to cool makers, creators and jewellery appreciators."
So many possibilities
My work in progress
The finished product on the earring board
I enjoyed painting the different shades of green on the leaves