Saturday, July 2, 2011

Shoes for the 4th

Everyone needs a pair of patriotic shoes, am I right?
Well with a little effort and contemplation....


I made me a pair of shoes.

I used ribbon I found at Wal-Mart.
Some cardboard & some shoe inserts.

I used a pattern from my flip-flops I LOVE!!
Then cut out the cardboard.
Cut strips of the wide ribbon just long enough to
cover the tops and wrap over the edges.
I covered each piece of ribbon with a extra strong durable packaging tape.
The bottoms are covered in black duck tape and
should last long enough for me to tromp around town on the 4th.

I hope you like it!!









 

6 comments:

  1. I love your post and all of your holiday spirit! I'm visiting from Be Different Act Normal! I’m hosting my first ever blog party and its all 4th of July-all Red, White, and Blue! I’d love for you to link up and share with me!
    http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com/2011/07/4th-of-july-link-party.html

    Hope to see you over at my place soon!
    Kaitlin-The Not So Simple Housewife
    http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com

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  2. adorable! thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!

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  3. What a fun idea! Did they hold up on your walk around town?

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  4. What a cute idea! Love it!!
    Thank you so much for sharing this @ {nifty thrifty sunday} last week!
    I can't wait to see more from you on Sunday!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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  5. Thank you so much for linking this up! I love it! So cute! Perfect for my first blog party celebrating the 4th of July!

    I'm hosting my first ever weekly blog party and it starts today! It is called {re}create into something new! So please link up anything that you have reinvented, repurposed, recycled, revamped, reused, reorganized or redone! http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com/2011/07/recreate-into-something-new-blog-party.html

    Thanks again!
    Kaitlin--The Not So Simple Housewife
    http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com

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