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SarahJSaturday
« on: June 09, 2010 12:02:05 PM »

I've been paint on and off for two weeks and finally they are done! I've had these shoes for a while and they are the comfiest heels ever! But the heels had become scuffed after being my go-to heel for the past two or three years. After picking up a similar looking heel at the thrift store for two bucks I finally plucked up the courage to risk ruining my favorite shoes. But I didn't ruin them and personally I think they look fabulous considering my poor painting skills.

I painted them using acrylic paint. Afterward I sprayed it with a seal. I'm all about fixing things instead of replacing them, so the the paint is partly functional. I'll definitely wear these a lot longer painted than if the scuffs got worse. They were starting to look a little worn out.









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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2010 12:19:40 PM »

Wow - they look awesome!
I especially like the anchor with the wave and the strawberries!

What a great idea to paint them instead of throwing them away!
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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2010 12:31:15 PM »

very very cool!
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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2010 12:46:37 PM »

They look fantastic!
Nice work...I'd love a pair of these!
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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2010 01:35:37 PM »

Those are so cool! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2010 02:40:59 PM »

Words cannot describe how awesome these are, I absolutely love them! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2010 03:41:15 PM »

Big thumbs up from me too. Great artwork.
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« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2010 05:21:39 PM »

Ohhhh! These are so amazing!! I want to do this! I just wish I had some drawing skills, ha!

I especially love the side with the strawberries! And your wave is pretty sweet Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2010 05:38:27 PM »

Love, love, LOVE these.  Already hit "This Rocks".  I would love to do this, but I'd be terrified of ruining my hard work and scuff them up!
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« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2010 10:08:00 PM »

Love, love, LOVE these.  Already hit "This Rocks".  I would love to do this, but I'd be terrified of ruining my hard work and scuff them up!

I'm a bit worried too. This project took way more time than I expected so I'd hate it being messed up but I can always fix them, plus some Art isn't meant to last.

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