Sunday, February 27, 2011

Mod Podge Shoes & epic fail.



Ok this has been on my to-do list since I saw it about a year ago here.
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I love the idea and I have wanted to try it but just didn't have faith. Well I found me a pair of shoes on clearance and said "what the hay"  What will I really be out if I ruin them?

NA_DA!!

Ok so here is my fab fabric:
Look I live in

I love  

So this is like the perfect shoe!! LOL
Ok, so if I like these, I want to do a few hundred more because who can afford these?
I love them, but seriously? Last time I spent money like that on anything I wore.....UM NEVER!!
I used to get skechers shoes when I was in high school but still not MY money!

My budget squeeks like a field mouse! Plus I am cheap!!

So I followed the tutorial pretty close, it was up on my screen the whole time!!
This is my version of the shoes. Well one shoe, because I am so disappointed that I'm not even bothering with the second one!

The material didn't take well it's almost translucent in a way.
Plus the huge bubble which was smooth when I did it.

It's not smooth at all. It has a paten leather feel.

Yes the modpodge is still wet. I was touching up a place.
(why I bothered I'm not sure! LOL)

Looks lame to me.

Gotta love the blob that formed and yes that is dry.

So for me this was a crafting fail. I love the idea and I am sure hundreds of people make them and they are FAB! So I encourage anyone to still try this for sure I thnk they turn out way cute when SOMEONE ELSE does it!! LOL I think I don't have the patience to wait and do it like it's supossed to be. I made a mess beyond reason and I made it look like POO! So now ya'll can let me know who has an etsy shop with these in them so I can go buy a pair!!!! LOL

  

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5 comments:

  1. Thank you for your honesty!
    I bet if you'd taken some "deceptive" pictures, everybody would have loved the outcome, but I think the fact that you chose to lay it all bare totally rocks!
    Love the fabric, though.

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  2. lol! nice try...I've done craft projects that just don't work out, too. sometimes, it happens...

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  3. Modge podged shoes?? I love this! What a great way to reinvent a boring pair of shoes.

    Nailpolish, btw, also works wonders: http://lambaround.blogspot.com/2010/12/shoes-with-ugly-gold-buckles.html

    :)

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  4. I just read the other comments and have to add that I think the main problem was the fabric. Maybe try again with a solid color? Ooh, or a pattern like your blog background! :)

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  5. I must say that I love how you were honest about your project not turning out so well..This is how MINE would turn out...lol

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