My first foray into jewelry. Which isn't necessarily the truth because I did at one time own an "easy bake jewelry oven" or whatever they were called. And I'm pretty sure I remember my playdough barrettes and plastic rings being awesome...
The goal is to refurbish my shit. I have a lot of crap jewelry that I never wear and my modification inspiration for the current crap pieces is to turn them into something that would theoretically catch my eye were I to see it hanging in a store, etc. I want to make them into something I would buy, which usually translates to the presence of some counterculture influence.
For the first pair, I pried off the embellishments and modpodged on a backing of a beetle pic and green origami paper.
The second pair started with what I considered one of my ugliest pair of earrings and right away the beads had to go. I then took apart 2 monster themed safety pin badge / buttons I had on hand from Mr O's Halloween costume last year and I think the black and white really made the background color pop.