Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Pretty in Pink

2010 was a really, really, REALLY rough year for me. And although I have nothing but excitement for all that awaits me in 2011, it got off to a rocky start when my Grandpa passed away last week. Why am I bringing this up? I'm bringing this up because my friend Shana has been such a huge support throughout all of it. She never gets sick of listening to me and always has something uplifting to say. Even if she doesn't have a solution, she at least has a joke to make me laugh. I love her to death and wanted to do a little somethin' for her. I made these earrings for her. It was my first attempt at making earrings. My friend Jenny (who WILL be starting up an Etsy site to sell her AMAZING jewelry and I WILL be blogging about it) showed me how to make a simple set of earrings. I picked out my beads and worked with tiny pliers to come up with this cute pair. One thing is for sure. Making earrings is a lot harder than it looks. Just sayin'.  
Anyway, I wrapped them in blue paper, affixed a cute sticker, wrote a sweet message in a card and gave it to her on a "Sister Night". She loved it and I'm glad, because it's the LEAST I can do.
My Grandpa is at peace and 2010 is behind me. I know 2011 will be awesome because I have awesome people in my life- like Shana. :)


  1. How sweet! Nothing says '' I carr about and appreciate you'' more than a homemade gifts. The earrings turned out great!

  2. Oh Dawnya...this made my day! You know I am always here for you...and yes I don't always have the answers, but I am always here to listen! Love you Dawnya! and I can't wait to wear my new earrings!


  3. Very cute...I love the blogs! The earring making night was fun too!


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