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How to make plain shoes cool

by the Really Short One

Hello! For anyone who didn´t know I´ve been in England for the past couple weeks and have recently returned home. Jayme is holed up in his studio, the weather´s on the turn and Joe! and the Tall One are apparently painting meteorites.
I bought myself a pair of plain black deck shoes whilst I was there and have since then been decorating them. They´ve turned into an awsome pair of shoes, even if I do say so myself.
I started with silver fabric paint and a vague idea of what I wanted, I did a quick sketch and promtly ditched it. The shoes were cheap and I was impatient so I just leapt into the deep end. I decided on the bunnies and started painting outlines. I filled a couple in with paint and drew the eyes on others.
I then decided that the shoes needed a bit of colour and shine. I can´t help it, I mostly wear plain colours with no patterns but I like my shoes flashy.
Deep pinks and purples are my ´base´ colours (meaning here; the colours I most enjoy using) so I decided on magenta and pink sequins and began the painstaking task of attaching them one by one with fabric glue. And then ironing the shoes to attach them properly and fix the fabric paint. Yeah, that proved interesting.
Voilá, a cool pair of shoes for under 5 pound. I did already have the fabric paint, the sequins and the glue however.
Behold! Photos!

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8 Responses to “How to make plain shoes cool”

  1. titi says:

    Están muy chulas!!! si es que eres una artista!!!

  2. the Really Short One says:

    Gracias! No veas lo que pase con las lentejuelas de los c***nes, pero al final lo consegui :D

  3. Helen says:

    You are very patient and very brilliant!!

  4. The Tall One says:

    They aren’t meteorites they are rocks! rooocckks! T_T

  5. the Really Short One says:

    Thank you Helen! And I retract my meteorite comment. Joe! and the Tall One were painting rocks… Sorry, they were painting polyster cork to look like rocks… or meteorites

  6. Mangarena says:

    yo…. quiero unas… T_T te han quedado superchulas!!

  7. the Really Short One says:

    Ja! Muchas gracias! No son muy dificiles de hacer. Puedes hacerte unas tu. :D

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