Making Painted Eyeglass Lens Pins
This is a fun jewelry project that starts with an old pair of eyeglasses. This is a page about making painted eyeglass lens pins
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Here's a great way to recycle old eyeglass lenses.
Approximate Time: Less than 1 hour
- old eyeglass lenses
- watercolor paper
- watercolor paints
- clear drying glue
- pin back
- Draw around eyeglass lens onto watercolor paper.
- Draw a desired picture onto the shape and paint with watercolors.
- Allow to dry. Cut out picture, apply a thin bead of glue around edge of lens, and glue picture to back of eyeglass lens.
- Glue on pin back.
By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC
July 26, 20090 found this helpful
This is simply amazing and what a conversation starter! Plus it's pretty as a picture, too! And I thought I'd seen everything (in the way of crafts). I was wrong! This is something brand new & different!
Love it! Thank you!
July 30, 20090 found this helpful
I am with Cyinda. I thought I had seen every possible craft idea. This is so ingenious!! Thanks for sharing with us.