Nose rings have become more and more fashionable in recent years, and they’re so simple to DIY at home, too.
For anyone who wants to try, we’ve had a look online to see what other people have been trying – and as a result, here are our top 21 plans for DIY nose rings.
1. How to Make a Silver Nose Ring
If you’re looking for plans to make your own nose rings, here’s a great place to start. We love the honesty of this blogger – she explains how she’s always losing or damaging her rings and she’s unwilling to spend the money to keep buying more. So her solution is simply to make her own, and in this post, you can find out how she does it.
2. How to Make A DIY Fake Nose Ring
Perhaps you love the look of nose rings – but the idea of actually making a hole in your nose to wear one, not so much. In that case, the answer is to go for a “fake” nose ring, or in other words, one that doesn’t require a piercing. There are lots of plans online for how to make them – we’ve included quite a few on our list – and here’s a great one to get you started.
3. How to Make a Fake Nose Piercing
Here’s a plan from one of our favorite online resources, WikiHow. If you’re not familiar with this site, it’s a collection of how-tos for just about anything you can think of – including making DIY nose rings. As ever, you’ll find clear and logical explanations of what you need to do at each step, along with plenty of useful illustrations. We love pretty much everything on WikiHow, and this is another plan that didn’t let us down.
4. DIY No Piercing Nose Ring
If you’re thinking about wearing a fake nose ring, you might be worried that people will notice it’s not real – there’s nothing worse than being busted, right? But the ring this YouTuber shows you how to make is totally believable, as you can see from the video. So if you think you’d like to try something similar, why not give it a go?
5. 10 DIY Nose Pins and Rings You Can Make at Home
This video is all about giving you ideas and inspiration for the kind of thing that’s possible. It shows you how to make 10 different nose pins and rings that are all easy to DIY at home. However, perhaps even better is the fact that it’s sure to give you plenty of fresh ideas, allowing you to start experimenting with designs of your own. Well worth a watch!
6. DIY Fake Nose/Lip/Earring
Along with WikiHow, another of our favorite resources for DIY and craft projects is Instructables, and here’s another great plan we found on their site. The title is self-explanatory, and this tutorial is up to the usual standard we expect from this site. It includes a list of the materials you’ll need, step-by-step instructions to follow and lots of photos to show you how it should look when it’s done.
7. DIY Nose Ring Without Piercing Your Nose
Here’s another fun YouTube vid that shows you how to make a totally convincing nose ring that doesn’t require you to make a hole in your nose. It’s fun to watch as she works on the ring, and the video is easy to follow, making this a plan that most people will be able to replicate at home.
8. Nose Pin/Nose Ring – How to Make at Home
In this video, you’ll learn how to make a highly attractive Indian-style nose ring. Unfortunately, the narration is in Malayalam, which is not ideal if you don’t speak that language. However, it’s clear enough just from the images what you need to do to copy this plan – and the ring that she creates is so beautiful, we thought this video merited a place on our list anyway!
9. The Wonderful World of Fake Nose Rings! (How-To)
As this blogger explains, if you can’t find the courage to have a hole made in your nose, there’s another solution. You can simply make a nose ring that doesn’t require you to get a piercing. If that sounds like the kind of option you’d prefer, then check out this post to see how to how to do it.
10. DIY Fake Nose/Lip Ring
In this video, you learn how to make a “fake” nose ring that can be worn without having your nose pierced – and the same technique also works if you want to try it with a lip ring. We enjoyed this video because the YouTuber is so enthusiastic and full of charisma – and if you want to have a go at copying her plan, give it a watch.
11. How to Create Nose Studs
If you are looking for plans for making nose jewelry, this one should be of interest. Now we know that we are supposed to be talking about “nose rings”, but let’s take that to include nose studs too, because they’re in the same family, right? In any case, if you want to know how to make DIY nose studs, this is a plan that will show you what you need to do.
12. Spiral Nose Ring/Nose Pin
For anyone who wants something a little more ambitious to attempt, this could be the video for you. These spiral nose rings are a little more complex and intricate than many of the other versions we’ve seen, but we’re sure you’ll agree they’re stunning. We think they’re well worth the extra time you need to spend making them – and if you agree, why not have a go yourself?
13. DIY How to Make a Fake Nose Ring
In this short video, this YouTuber explains two very simple methods for making fake nose rings that look highly convincing. You won’t need to spend much money on any special supplies, and when it’s in place, nobody will suspect that you don’t have your nose pierced. A fun video to watch and very helpful if you are looking for the simplest way to make your own nose ring.
14. DIY Nose Ring
What we like most about this blog post are all the clear and useful photos it includes to show you exactly what you need to do. It’s well-written and easy to understand, too, so if you’re looking for inspiration and a guide to making your own homemade nose jewelry, this is a plan you’re sure to enjoy.
15. How to Turn Any Earring into a Nose Ring
This plan is a little different from all the others – instead of making your nose ring from scratch, it teaches you how to convert an earring into something you can wear in your nose. The YouTuber start by listing the materials required and then goes on to take you through the process. It’s a quick and easy solution for creating your own nose ring, so why not try it out?
16. Make a Fake Lip or Nose Ring Out of a Spiral Notebook
The concept behind this plan is extremely DIY – it tells you how to make a nose ring from the binder of a spiral notebook! We’re not sure this is something that everyone will want to use to adorn their face, by if you like the idea, feel free to check it out!
17. 6 DIY Ideas for Nose Pins and Nose Rings with Silk Thread
In this video, you’ll learn the techniques required for making nose jewelry using silk thread. It shows you how to make six versions – and of course, after you’ve watched the vid, you can get creative and start experimenting with your own designs.
18. DIY Nose Chain
Another idea for decorating your nose and face is to attach a chain that links a nose ring to an earring. This is somewhat less subtle than a simple ring, but if you’re interested in experimenting with this kind of look, this plan is the resource you need
19. Easy DIY Nose Cuff
We enjoyed watching this video because it’s so relaxing to see the YouTuber at work with the peaceful music in the background. The nose cuff she makes is gorgeous, too, and we’re sure lots of people will enjoy having a go themselves.
20. DIY Tutorial on How to Make Nose Ring at Home
Most of the plans we’ve seen are for the kind of nose rings you wear through or on your nostril – but septum rings are a far edgier version, and if you want to make your own, this is a blog that has the info you need.
21. How to Make Nose Piercing Hoops
To finish, here’s a short and to-the-point video that explains everything you need to know to make your own nose hoop. It won’t cost you a lot for materials and it’s a plan that’s easy to copy, making it a great option if you don’t want to try anything too complicated.
Lots of creativity and innovation on display
Nose rings can be so simple to make, but it’s fascinating seeing all the different ways YouTubers and bloggers have come up with for creating their own versions.
We hope you’ve enjoyed these plans because we certainly enjoyed finding them for you – and above all, we hope you’ve found the inspiration you were looking for to get started on your next DIY jewelry project.
My name is Vanessa, Editor and Writer of Something Borrowed Jewelry. Here I talk about my love for diamonds, rings, and all fashion of Jewellery.