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Crappy Day earrings


About this design:

I've been having some crappy days. I saw a similar idea, and was inspired to make these.

Components:

Seed beads in frosted white and frosted light topaz, ear-wires, and wire.



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Cute, they look like little coat hangers, with clothes hanging from them!

  2. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    Actually they are modeled after a toilet paper roll. For crappy days; when it just hits the fan.

  3. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    They are very cute…great to wear on those ‘crappy days’! Sorry to hear that you’ve been having those kinds of days but I’m sure they will get better… :-)

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Your title and concept made me laugh. Very cute earrings.

  5. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    LOL! These are SO cute!!

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    olive penguin says:

    Clever concept and cute earrings.

  7. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    LOL!!!

  8. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    After seeing nancykathryn’s first comment I made this pair of earrings.

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    N radon says:

    What a perfect way to get a laugh out a ‘crappy day”. I’m sorry for whatever it is or was that happened but your earrings are soo cute and a real hit here!!

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    N radon says:

    Added to my Favorites List for concept and design (and LOL content)

  11. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    Thanks! That was the idea I was going for.

  12. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    OK, now that I’ve stopped laughing enough to be able to type…..ROTFLOL….oh, no — here I go again!!! 8O I LOVE THESE!!! What a great design idea — your design and name of these go perfectly together! So sorry your day was crappy, but at least it inspired you and gave us the best laugh we’ve had in a LONG time!!! :D

    Your second design is terrific, too! :D You are very clever!

    Sure hope today is a better one for you, just as long as that doesn’t slow down your creative spirit! 8)

  13. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    :D Considering the rave reviews I have been getting here, and elsewhere. I am going to have to make a bunch of these. I hope they sell well.

    I did a second pair, but I changed the color of the inner ‘roll’ and the wire color.

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  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    These look great, too! Ashen, your “crappy day” make lead to more great days, especially since this design should sell very well! :D Do you have a website where you sell these?

  15. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    I put things up on my business facebook page. I also do local shows. Anything you see on my facebook page can be shipped.

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/.....2151858872

  16. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    When I first saw these, I thought I needed more coffee – you know my imagination often runs away with me… But they ARE little toilet paper rolls! TOO CUTE!

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Ashen, I’ve sent you a message about purchasing a pair of these! Write back when you get a chance, please! :D Thanks!

  18. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    ;D Awesome! I sent you a message back, Lynn Eileen Chicky.

    I’ll have some coffee for you soon, Eeka Mouse. Just wait till you see it!

  19. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Just adorable,and creative as all hello! I like the bathing suit even more than the t-paper! You crack me up. ;)

  20. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    Coffee as promised!

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  21. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    You are really clever, Ashen! :D

    Thanks for the reply — I sent you one, too! 8)

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Oh my goodness!!! Lovin’ this whole concept! Toilet paper, clothes AND COFFEE!!! :-D
    And your comments are a wonderful pick-me-up girls! 8)

  23. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    All I need to make now are some chocolates, and bacon slices. :D

  24. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Yummmmm….chocolate! 8)

  25. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    I got your pink ones done, Lynn. Just waiting on the snail mail. :D

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  26. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    For those who like to know “the rest of the story” — I received my very own Crappy Day earrings that Ashen custom created for me and they are FANTASTIC!!! Don’t hesitate to order a pair — her work is amazing in its details and she can do almost any color for the wire. Also, her price is very reasonable! I may even wear these on non-crappy days…..LOL! ;) :D Thank you so much, Ashen!

  27. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    Thanks for the feedback! You are welcome Lynn. :D I am sure any crappy day graced with these earrings will quickly become a funny one, especially after showing off the earrings.

  28. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    That’s what I was thinking, too, Ashen! No way a gal could be down in the dumps with these cuties dangling from her earlobes! 8)

  29. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    Not to mention all the other people’s crappy days she will be cleaning up with the giggles she gets. ;)

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