Saturday, August 28, 2010

Another Man's Treasure

One of my true joys in life is extreme transformation... which is probably why I enjoy make-over shows so much... (did I just admit that? hmmm... haha) It doesn't really matter what is being transformed, but the end results after all the work is always fun for me to experience. For this reason, taking old jewelry, especially ugly old jewelry, and making it pretty is so rewarding to me! I love seeing the potential in a mess, a piece of junk, etc...

We had a garage sale with our community group today & I found these clip-on lovelies in Emily's stuff to sell:

Super outdated, and really, not something too "hip" even in their time, but I knew when I saw them that I could make a go of them.
So, I took them apart & striped the paint off and:

I'm really happy with the way these turned out...
Simple, but that's usually how I roll.