Friday, September 20, 2019

We're All Ears :: September Inspiration :: Dotty

Photo by Kiy Turk on Unsplash

The September We're All Ears Challenge is to celebrate the polka-dot by making some dotty-spotty earrings. Polka dots are very much in style in 2019.  These days, polka dots are prized for their familiar cheerfulness.

You can find them in nature on land, sea and in the air. 

Photo by Joshua J. Cotten on Unsplash

 "A polka-dot has the form of the sun, which is a symbol of the energy of the whole world and our living life, and also the form of the moon, which is calm. Round, soft, colourful, senseless and unknowing. Polka-dots can't stay alone; like the communicative life of people, two or three polka-dots become movement... Polka-dots are a way to infinity."
                                                                                                                       Yayoi Kusama
Photo by Marcelo Belini on Unsplash

Polka dot fashion wasn't possible in the pre-industrial era.  Dotted patterns didn’t become popular until there were machines that could make them perfectly spaced.  Now they are found everywhere from on the streets to in the home.  They are even perfect for earrings!

Black and White Polka Dot earrings by BayMoonDesign

I created some black and white polka dot earrings with handmade gold ear kidney wires. The dangles are a perfect accessories for black and white outfits.  If you are like me. those colors are staples of your wardrobe. These fun earrings hang from 2.5 inch.

Blue and green polka dot earrings by BayMoonDesign
My next pair of dotty earrings are navy blue and green polka dot dangles with sterling ear wires. A pair of navy Swarovski crystals add some shimmer. I can't decide if these round dangles have a retro or boho look. What do you think?

I have to agree with Marc Jacobs who says "there is never a wrong time for a polka dot".

Photo by Crawford Jolly on Unsplash

This is a blog hop.  I hope you'll check out what everyone else was inspired to make over on the We're All Ears Blog HERE.  We love to read your comments so tell us what you think of our creations.


  1. I love both of the pairs you created. The B&W ones are dark and moody while the others are a beautiful, happy pop of color. Perfect for every mood!!

  2. Pretty, pretty! The black and white ones remind me of dalmatians :) and appear full of energy and fun.

  3. Great earrings, especially that black and white. That is always a favorite!

  4. Polka dots are just plain fun. They are like a neutral pattern that goes with everything! I love the black and white ones. Go with everything! And the second ones feel funky and psychedelic to me, like the 1960s. Thanks for playing along with me! Enjoy the day. Erin