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July 01, 2022

While scrolling Instagram the other day, an advertisement was shown to me for glasses just like this, and duh, I thought, I could make those! I already had the alphabet beads and the super glue so I just needed some cute glasses. Turns out one of my favorite companies, SOJOS on Amazon (seriously, they are like $15 each, terrific styles, super comfortable, and when your kids break them you don’t get mad because they are cheap) had the perfect style in some really awesome colors. I let Hadley help me pick the colors for everyone and she really surprised me with these choices. Some super glue is all it takes and so literally in minutes you can make the cutest glasses around for your favorite littles.

How to make alphabet bead sunglasses for kids!
DIY name bead sunglasses, so easy to make!
How to make the cutest personalized kids sunglasses!

The Hot Ticket

The “middles” as we call them are learning their letters and Hadley was instantly able to read/spell everyones name on their glasses which was super fun for her. I think they like these more than any other sunglasses they’ve had.

How to make alphabet bead sunglasses for kids!
DIY name bead sunglasses, so easy to make!
How to make the cutest personalized kids sunglasses!

SUPPLIES:

  • Super cute sunglasses, mine are from SOJOS
  • Alphabet Beads
  • Super Glue
How to make alphabet bead sunglasses for kids!

Find Your Letters

Start by sorting your letters and making sure the imprints look good together, some bead printing is darker than others.

DIY name bead sunglasses, so easy to make!
How to make the cutest personalized kids sunglasses!

Flat Surface

I used this decorative fish net to create a flat surface for the glasses to sit on while the glue dried.

How to make alphabet bead sunglasses for kids!

Add Your Beads

I’m obsessed with this Gorilla Super Glue Gel. It has a really quick tack, which for crafts like this is great, and is super strong, also a must for this project. We don’t want little beads popping off!

DIY name bead sunglasses, so easy to make!

Heart Beads

In the pack of beads I had, there were only red hearts so I colored one black with a Sharpie for my son.

How to make the cutest personalized kids sunglasses!

Glue The Hearts On Too

Obviously you can do this with any beads… you can let the kids pick their own even!

How to make alphabet bead sunglasses for kids!
DIY name bead sunglasses, so easy to make!

They Love Them

They absolutely love these glasses and it makes me so happy that they do…

How to make the cutest personalized kids sunglasses!
How to make alphabet bead sunglasses for kids!

The Baby Got A Pair Too

Obviously I couldn’t leave her out so she got a pair too, but she refuses to leave them on her face, LOL.

DIY name bead sunglasses, so easy to make!
How to make the cutest personalized kids sunglasses!

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DIY Tutorial Credits

Photography + DIY Tutorial: Jen Causey-Kidder of Something Turquoise // SOJOS Sunglasses: Amazon // Alphabet Beads: Amazon // Gorilla Super Glue Gel: Amazon

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