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Monopoly


About this design:

A couple of days ago I went to the thrift store to prospect for jewelry components. The one thing I really wanted was a scrabble set but they didn't have one. Then I spotted a Monopoly game. I checked to see if it still had the player's pieces and it did! Instant ear rings! There was a second Monopoly game and it had the player's pieces, too. More ear rings!

They didn't have any thing in the jewelry that had possibilities so scratch the jewelry.

When I got home I spent the next hour or two drilling holes in the pieces. After I finished drilling the holes I made them into ear rings. Fun, fun, fun! I still have the top hats and shoes to drill then I'll be done.

Components:

Monopoly player's pieces, surgical steel ear wires, sterling jump rings

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  1. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Eeeeeh! I just love these!

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Nancy, what a fun, clever, & fab idea! So adorable! :D

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Glad you like them Ladies. They pure and simple fun!
    I wonder what other games have pieces that would make good ear rings? My son suggested I check out the game of Clue. I’ve never played it but if it has pieces that are large enough why not give it a try. :D

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Talk about bad grammar… “They are pure and simple fun….” It helps when you put all of the words in a sentence.

  5. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Such a creative and novel idea! Very unique!

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    These are so fabulous! :D

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    That is such a cool idea, love them all..

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks Everyone. Playing with whimsical components is fun. Now if I could find a really old Monopoly set with wood houses and hotels….. :D

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