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« on: July 12, 2013 06:32:05 PM »

I don't know if anyone else has this trouble, but every year when its time to buy sandals I can never find any I can actually walk in the women's section of the store is always filled with flip flops that are much better suited to beach wear than going a few miles with your dog.Wink Seriously I almost dropped about 100$ because women's walking sandals seemed to be such a rarity. For some reason cheap walking sandals only exist in the men's section, so I decided to turn men's sandals into women's sandals with some purple tulip fabric paint.

Here is what they looked like pre-paint

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Ozark-Trail-Men-s-Rockwell-River-Sandals/17732434

and post paint and a coat of pledge floor wax



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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2013 07:40:39 PM »

omg!!!  Every year I buy these and every year I envy my mother her $70. pink river sandals!!!!  I'm DOING THIS!!!! Cheesy  AWESOME!!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2013 09:20:04 PM »

What a great idea.  They turned out wonderfully!
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2013 05:44:02 AM »

Oooh, good job!
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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2013 10:18:26 AM »

Why is it that men's shoes look so much more comfortable than womens?  You sure made these look great.
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« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2013 03:39:30 PM »

What a great idea! They look wonderful!
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2013 08:07:58 PM »

Thanks all! I hope I have saved someone some sandal buying frustration at least Smiley
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