With the release of the Barbie movie not too far away, ‘Barbiecore’ is still going strong, and we’re here to bring an added touch of rhinestone sparkle to the trend and celebrate all things pink.Preciosa may have taken Barbiecore to the extreme with this fully encrusted pink crystal outfit, but here are some DIY rhinestone project ideas you can have fun with at home:

Pink Rhinestone Manicure

There are a myriad of pink crystal nail art designs out there to be inspired by, this example by nail artist Lisa Johnston perfectly encapsulates the Barbiecore trend.Nail Art Tools

Bring even more sparkle to your day by embellishing your nail art tools, we’ve covered our crystal katana in ombre pink crystals – it’d be a great talking point if you’re a salon owner or nail technician.Crystal Crocs

We’ve used Zodiac crystals and pearls to jazz up these plain white crocs, see the full tutorial here.The Ultimate Barbie Shoe

If you’re confident at gluing rhinestones, try fully encrusting a pair of heels with pink non hotfix rhinestones using gem tac glue. Image credit: Crystalled by Jane.

Or for an easier and more cost-effective Barbie shoe project, try attaching rhinestones and pearls to just the heel and platform of a pair of sandals, these pink block heel shoes look super cute with pink pearls and clear diamante crystals.

Blinged Gin Glass

A fun project to try at home is crystallised glasses, in this example we’ve copied the Barbie silhouette in shades of pink and clear rhinestones, but you could use any image you like, on any glass you like. Read the full tutorial here.

Re-usable Cup

With recycling and upcycling become ever more popular, have fun decorating your re-usable cup, water bottle, coffee mug or flask with some pink rhinestone embellishments. Here we’ve added Zodiac flatback pearls to bring the Barbiecore to a plain and boring plastic cup.

Children’s Clothing

How cute does Lily look in her bespoke Barbie t-shirt, simply glue on the flatback rhinestones using gem tac glue and a rhinestone pick up tool, following a guide you’ve pencilled onto the fabric.Elevate a Handbag

This fabulous Chanel handbag has been brought to life with the addition of some Light Rose crystals, the pale colour on the brighter background gives a shimmering two-tone effect.Fully Encrusted Phone Case

Crystal Skins shows us how to have pink in our life everyday with this glittering pink phone case. Recreate the look with Preciosa pink rhinestones.Sparkly Stationery

Speaking of blingy accessories, we decided to give the stapler in the Crystal Parade office a little pink makeover.Harry Styles Sunglasses

Taking inspiration from Harry’s iconic red heart sunglasses, we’ve made our own using AB rhinestones and gem tac glue. If you fancy giving it a go yourself, read the tutorial here.Pink Pooch

It’s not just us who look good in pink, treat your pet to a bespoke crystal collar. You could also embellish the lead, dog bowl, tag or coat.

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