Bloody Tampon Heart Earrings
Wear your heart…on your ears. These tampon heart earrings display both your romantic sentiments and your menstrual pride.
- Tampax tampons
- Spray on acrylic sealant
- White glue
- Red food coloring
- Blank earring posts and backs
- Small heart-shaped beads or stones
- Hot glue gun
Cut tip of tampons on the bias, at a 45-degree angle. The long side of the cut section should be no more than one inch. Cut so that the “crease” of the tampon runs along the longer side. Cut the strings off the tampons and set them aside.
Hot glue the cut surfaces together with the end of a tampon string in between
them, so they form a V shape.
Put an extra dot of glue in the crook of the V and press
together till they form a heart. Spray with acrylic sealant. Let dry.
Mix about ¼ cup of white glue with several drops of red food coloring until desired “blood” color is achieved. Mix thoroughly.
Dip hearts part way into the “blood”. Hang to dry.
Trim strings to appropriate lengths for earrings – about 1 and 1/2 inches.
Hot glue the end of the string to an earring post, then glue the bead or stone on top of the string.