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September 21, 2020

I’ve seen some giant paper clips from fancy stationery companies, so I decided to put my own wedding planning twist on them and it’s safe to say that I’m obsessed. These 5 unique, oversized gemstone paper clips are just as stunning as they are useful. They are ideal bookmarks and are fantastic at holding multiple sheets of paper together, just like a standard paper clip. I’ve cut them out of 1/8″ acrylic for a shiny, modern look but you can also use wood. Stop by our shop to grab these custom files so you can make your own just as fast as you can push that flashing Glowforge button!

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Make these gorgeous acrylic gemstone paper clips with your Glowforge!

Wedding Planning In Style

There are few things that 2020 can’t take away from us and one is maintaining good style. Our weddings and events might be postponed, but we can re-plan in style just the same.

Custom Gemstone Paper Clip .SVG file made for laser printers!
Make these gorgeous acrylic gemstone paper clips with your Glowforge!

SUPPLIES:

Custom Gemstone Paper Clip .SVG file made for laser printers!

Glowforge Settings

The Medium Clear Acrylic Proofgrade Materials cut works for this acrylic -or- it’s170/Full Power/1 Pass. I cut them at 4.5″ tall.

Make these gorgeous acrylic gemstone paper clips with your Glowforge!

Let Your Glowforge Work It’s Magic

Custom Gemstone Paper Clip .SVG file made for laser printers!

Carefully Remove Paper Clips

Carefully remove your new gemstone paper clips from the acrylic. You might have to use a tiny tool to help knock out some of the fragile pieces.

Make these gorgeous acrylic gemstone paper clips with your Glowforge!

Remove Masking & Wipe Clean

Carefully peel off the masking to reveal your beautiful paper clips. Some of the edges might have burn marks and I found that the easiest and quickest way to clean the gemstones is just with some wipes. Windex or Baby Wipes work the same but you can also wash them in the sink.

Custom Gemstone Paper Clip .SVG file made for laser printers!
Make these gorgeous acrylic gemstone paper clips with your Glowforge!

Upside Down

We’re also including the “upside down” version, where the gemstones are at the bottom of the clip ~ perfect for bookmarks that might go in backpacks or easily get damaged by sticking out of books.

Custom Gemstone Paper Clip .SVG file made for laser printers!
Custom Gemstone Paper Clip .SVG file made for laser printers!

Obsessed

These are now the ONLY paper clips I am using… and my entire team is getting a set for Christmas because I’m over the top obsessed!

Make these gorgeous acrylic gemstone paper clips with your Glowforge!

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DIY Tutorial Credits

Photography + DIY Tutorial: Jen Causey of Something Turquoise // Save up to $500 on your Glowforge purchase here: Glowforge.com // Acrylic in 1/8″ Frosted Teal and 1/8″ Frosted Green Glass: CeruleanTides.com // Exclusive Gemstone Paper Clip .SVG Cut Files: Shop Something Turquoise

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