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« on: May 16, 2013 09:12:31 AM »

I love these gorgeous faux-gauge wooden earrings, but since the natural wood color was close to my hair, they tended to blend it. So I painted them.


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The idea is “psychedelic rainbow peacock” so they fit in real nice with my wardrobe. I like that although they look like wings, they are vegan–-no feathers, or bones (which is often used for this style earring). I wear them backwards by the way, inserting the post from behind.

I painted them with acrylics, with no primer or sealant. They really stand out now, and I absolutely love them!

See it on my blog: http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=5318
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2013 09:23:08 AM »

Very pretty colouring you used.  I think they look so much better painted than plain.
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2013 11:07:40 AM »

Cool!  I like your choice of colors!
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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2013 11:18:33 AM »

You really spiced them up. Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2013 01:46:46 PM »

Lovely & unique!  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2013 06:36:17 PM »

So much fun!
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« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2013 09:19:44 PM »

I love the idea of painting them, I love the bright colors.
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« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2013 07:38:10 AM »

Those are really pretty.
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« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2013 08:43:24 AM »

Thanks everybody! I'd held off on painting them for a couple years, because they were so nice in their natural state. But I'm sure glad that I moved on.
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