Valentine’s Lock and Key Earrings

Making Jewelry for Valentine’s Day is a simple and inexpensive gift for someone you love, or a fast and fun way to whip up a special accessory for yourself! These lock and key earrings are great for Valentine’s Day, either to wear yourself or give as a gift.

Make your own Lock and Key Earrings in just a few minutes!


These earrings are part of Craft Lightning Week. All week long, my crafty co-hosts and I are sharing fast and fun crafts that you can make to share the love… in 15 minutes or less! And we’ve invited our craftiest friends from around the internet to share their fast Valentine’s crafts as well. Check out the bottom of this post for their fast Valentine craft ideas.

To make the lock and key earrings, you’ll need:
Key Charms
Lock Charms
2 earring wires
2 head pins
2 red beads
2 small crystals
Jewelry Pliers (2 pair – you’ll need 1 round nosed, and 1 with wire cutters, or a separate pair of wire cutters)

supplies for lock and key earrings

Grab 1 earring wire, 1 lock charm, and 1 key charm.

parts for earring

Open up the jump ring, and put them together.

put pieces together

Grab a head pin, red bead, and crystal.

pieces for dangle

Put crystal and red bead on head pin. Bend head pin over round-nosed pliers.

curve wire

String onto the loop on the bottom of the lock charm. Wrap wire around itself two times.

wrap wire

Clip the excess wire off the head pin, and tuck the end out of the way with pliers. One earring is complete!

one finished earring

Repeat steps for the second earring.

DIY lock and Key earrings - perfect for Valentine's Day

Want some more great Valentine’s Craft ideas? Check out these great ideas:

This watercolor card from It Happens in a Blink is simple and fun to create!

Over at 100 Directions, Jen made these great Valentine’s cards you can print and color.

Morena over at Morena’s Corner made this Valentine’s Family Tree that is super fun to make for Valentine’s Day!

I love these little Valentine’s bags from 5 Little Monsters.

Over at the Southern Couture you’ll get details and a free printable for this Love Bible Journaling.

At Anika’s DIY Life, you’ll learn how to make this fun Valentine’s Headband.

Salvage Sister and Mister show you how to make these fun Hatch Animal Valentines.

Be sure to stop back by tomorrow for more fast and fun Valentine’s Day Craft ideas!




  1. I love these earrings!

  2. Love those! They are perfect!


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