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DIY embellished sunglasses

Anyone who owns a glue gun will know that a certain amount of mindfulness concerning safety and the preservation of surfaces is essential. What might not cross one's mind, however, is that when you own a glue gun nothing in your house is safe from the impulse to encrust... Until it's too late. Anything with a stickable surface doesn't stand a chance. Today: DIY embellished sunglasses. For when regular sunglasses simply won't do.

You will need:

  • a pair of sunglasses
  • a glue gun
  • studs/rhinestones/charms/anything you can stick onto the frames

[caption id="attachment_514" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Victoria's glasses - before[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_515" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Victoria's glasses - after[/caption]

Instructions: Making sure the surface of your glasses is clean and dry, apply the hot glue in small sections directly onto the frame. Use tweezers to pick up and position fiddly rhinestones or studs. Leave to dry before putting your glasses on.

[caption id="attachment_517" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Elisalex's glasses - before[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_518" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Elisalex's glasses - after[/caption]

What will be falling victim to your glue gun next?

x Elisalex and Victoria

Comments on this post (8)

  • May 15, 2014

    I love that you went with the edgier studs for those square shaped glasses. Suits them perfectly!

    — Jayde

  • Aug 19, 2012

    This is so unique, what a difference.

    — lamodeloovers

  • Aug 19, 2012

    Thanks! Yes, it’s amazing what a difference a little embellishment can make :)

    — byhandlondon

  • Jul 07, 2012

    We got all the studs from eBay! Job lot baby!!

    — byhandlondon

  • Jul 08, 2012


    — Georgia

  • Jul 20, 2012

    Yup, really stunning looks of all these sunglasses.I just love these designed sunglasses.Go through these and get the world behind you.

    — Sunglasses online

  • Jul 06, 2012

    Bling bling :)
    sun glasses look great!

    — shreyaaa11

  • Jul 06, 2012

    OMG so great where did you get those skulls from?

    — Kasey

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