Posts Tagged ‘shoes’

Craft Challenge #119: Flip Flop Fusion Winner

This month’s Craft Challenge was Flip Flop Fusion! In this challenge Craftster members had to improve, revamp or upcycle a pair of flip flops. The end project had to include at least one flip flop. It could be anything from new footwear to stylish outdoor decor. Our winning entry was created by jenleahlynn! Her entry […]

Tute Tuesday: Cons to Mary Janes

I have a pair of sneakers in my closet that are in desperate need of a makeover. Don’t get me wrong, I love them, but for some reason, they just don’t look cute on my feet. Craftster member Object001 has a solution to my shoe dilemma with her tutorial for Cons to Mary Janes. This […]

Craft Challenge #119 Announced – Flip Flop Fusion!

Craft Challenge #119 – Flip Flop Fusion, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to revamp, upcycle and/or improve the… FLIP FLOP! Entries are due July 3 – 10, 2017. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

Spotlight on: Flip Flop Crafting for Summer

In summer we all have that go to pair of flip-flops. Whether going to the beach, shopping or out to dinner, flip flops become to shoe of choice. Let’s face it, they are quick easy and comfy. Flip flops can be purchased just about anywhere. The dollar stores even carry them in all colors, styles […]

Craftster Crush: jillybeans

This month, our Craftster Crush is jillybeans! She’s a former Master Craftster, a Tutorial Contributor and an all around fantastic crafter! Her crafts run the gamut from ATCs to stencils to quilts to ceramics, but they all have one thing in common. They’re great! Here are some random crafty facts about jillybeans! Her current craft […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Sweater Boots

These adorable sweater boots are sure to be a hit! They’re probably easier than you’d expect. Urban Threads does a good job explaining how you can make your own. You can machine embroider a fancy embellishment on the top, leave it plain, or even just embellish them with a brooch! You can see the full […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Glittered Heels

If you’re known for your handmade holiday gifts, shoes are probably not high on the list of items people are expecting! Surprise someone with this gorgeous glitter shoes! Glitter makes everything better. You can see the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Fabric Slippers

Keep your loved ones warm and toasty with these wonderful slippers! Scale them up or down to fit anyone on your list You can see the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts for […]

Wear It This Weekend: Cozy Slippers

If you’re like me, this weekend is allllll about relaxing after all the holiday craziness. That’s why these cozy slippers are a perfect thing to make to wear this weekend! You can make them really quick and then get back to playing with all your new goodies! Papilionette shared this really easy to follow tute […]

The Wild Things are Here!

So the Spike Jonze live action movie version of Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild Things Are” opens soon!! Who’s excited?!?! Everyone seems to love this story and of course, when Craftsters love something, they craft it! Check out all the Max & Monster goodies lurking around the forum! Click on the pics below to see […]

Manic Monday: Ruby Slippers

I wasn’t able to sneak this into the Featured Projects this time around but I definitely wanted to give it some attention! A little fabric glue, tons of sequins and a fair chunk of time was all that was needed to make these Dorothy knock-offs. Katelouise spent about 9 hours and used 17 meters (55 […]

Stiletto Cactus Planter

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Ever wonder what to do when you love high, high heels, but don’t really have many occasions to wear them? Etsy seller giddyspinster has a hilariously awesome solution — turn them into a planter! These spiky cacti look right at home in this spiky shoe, and let you enjoy […]

Wear it This Weekend: Ballet Flats

Handmade shoes are one of the items that, for me, seem next to impossible. I mean, the idea of making your own footwear! It’s just so seemingly complex that my brain twitches a little at the prospect. However, iheartohmy‘s tutorial is so simple and easy to understand that it makes me want to give these […]

Shoes, shoes and more shoes

Craftsters are no strangers when it comes to making, reconstructing and painting shoes. Shoe crafting can be as simple as painting an image on a pair of thrifted heels to creating a pair of shoes from scratch. Here’s a gander of what has been happening on the shoe board…

Footwear / Shoe Fetish Challenge! Starburst Ballet Wrapper Flats, Gardening Clogs & More

Craft Challenge #10 – Footwear Fetish is finished an the votes are in! First Place Starburst Wrapper-ed Ballet Flats! by fluffysam Second Place super gardening clogs! by eronoel Third Place Blinged out Heaven and Hell Heels by Stifflersmom Fourth Place Death to Doc Marten’s by *k* Fifth Place Tuck-and-Glue Cherry Shoes […]