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« on: October 26, 2009 03:25:28 PM »

These were a pair of ugly brown shoes I bought 5 years ago and NEVER wore. Tomorrow is my birthday and I decided I needed birthday shoes. I pulled these out of my closet, painted them with blue acrylic paint, added martha stewart glitter on the sides, mod podged the whole thing, added the dark blue ribbon and ta-da! BIRTHDAY SHOES. I think my Brilliant Blues could give Dorothy's Ruby Red's a run for their money haha
 




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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2009 03:40:55 PM »

Those are awesome!!  I need a pair... in pink though!
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2009 05:23:17 PM »

AWESOME!!!!!  I totally LOVE the blue!  How did they stand up to wear and tear so far?

Happy Birthday BTW!
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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2009 10:00:47 AM »

Good job, those are really pretty and  I love the color Smiley.
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« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2009 05:32:48 AM »

Thanks everyone!!! Also thanks for the happy birthday!

Unfortunately it was POURING rain the night I wore them and the mod podge still needed to set a little more. They held up really well though with only the loss of the beads in the center and the inside paint fused to my tights. I'm going to touch them up a bit, re-mod podge and they should be good to go!

PS - eaon2002, you should totally make a pair in pink - that would be awesome.
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« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2009 11:39:50 PM »

So you used regular acrylic paint, glitter and modpodge on these?  Do you think that would work on leather?  I have a pair of black heel that are so comfortable but the leather (well, now that I said that I'm not even sure it is leather, but I don't know what it is, either...) anyway, it's wearing off all over them.  I really want to recover them.  Any thoughts?
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« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2009 07:14:57 AM »

I love those shoes! Makes me want to re-do some of mine. Tongue
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