headphone makeover !

I think I’ve established that my everyday job is in radio.   If you’re going to be a dj there are two things you must bring to work each day, 1) your voice 2) your headphones.    Headphones are a necessity for radio peeps so we can hear what we’re saying when we turn on the microphone, it also helps drown out unwanted people in your studio 🙂 .

I fell in love with the headphones I swear by about 3 years ago, they’re Panasonics, I LOOOOOVE them.  I’m sure some hardcore radio folks would say they sound sucky or it’s wrong to wear them, well suck it, I like ’em!

A few weeks ago I found a pair of crystal headphones that I was lusting after, sadly they are $530, I would never spend that much.   Cute Ella made the suggestion to bling my own.   So I did!

I have an extra pair that I use at my desk for editing audio or listening to Justin Bieber Britney Spears  Lou Bega important things.

I thought it would be a fun experiment to attempt to cover them in crystals so I stopped in at Michael’s and purchased a few packets of stick on crystals ($2.49 a package)

I tried to start sticking the crystals in a very specific way:

But after gem number 1 it sort of took on a life of it’s own:

Kinda looks like a disco ball, right?  JUST what I was going for!!!

I was pretty happy with the final product.   I thought they looked decent, considering I put the gems on !

I can smile in ’em:


I I can scream in ’em !

I’m excited about the gemmed up headphones, but what do you think?   Do you have something at work that you do/use that you put your own special mark on?

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Comments

  1. LOVE THEM!!!

  2. Nicely done! They look so awesome!

  3. hahahha love the scream. These are great, what kind of glue did you use?

  4. rollerjackie says:

    fabulous, can you make them in pink?

Trackbacks

  1. […] I get into “things”. Making necklaces, mandalas, and now I like to tacky up a pair of headphones. Last week I experimented sparkling out a pair of my headphones: […]

  2. […] ones.)   What about a little design, a splash of color, maybe some sparkles?   Perhaps crystalizing a rake will be my next project, I haven’t sparkled anything up in a bit.    Many ideas to […]

  3. […] all started innocently enough.   I decided to sparkle some headphones.   I’m a dj, I use them everyday, I like sparkle, what’s the harm […]

  4. […] the latter are intended for small children, but why should they get all the fun?]! Or go DIY with this helpful guide to pimping out a plain pair of headphones with stick-on gems! For the less ostentatious and the […]

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