Saturday, 7 January 2012

Style recipe: DIY glitter shoes

Although I've been posting lots of DIY inspirations, I am not at all crafty, and have hardly ever attempted a DIY. But a few weeks ago, a friend and I decided to start with the basics: glittering a pair of shoes. We bought lots of pots of glitter, the strongest glue we could find, and I snapped up some cool multi-coloured faux gem stones at a pound shop! Armed with some old shoes, we set about glittering! We mixed the glitters to get a multi-coloured mix, then mixed half of that with the glue. We used paintbrushes to spread the glitter mixture over the shoes and then poured the loose glitters on top. One tip I can give you is to do all this with old bowls and brushes, something I hadn't thought of, which meant I will now have to replace these! After this I stuck on the gemstones, et voila! The perfect New Years Eve shoes were mine!








62 comments:

  1. that is amazing!
    http://cookieswardrobe.blogspot.com/

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  2. ooooh, the best tutorial ever! thanks :)

    Ber.

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  3. great job!

    http://rueoh.blogspot.com/

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  4. It looks very good! :)
    If would you can look on my blog and if you like it, you can follow me. Big kiss from the Czech Republic! Xx

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  5. Can't beliebe this!love themmm!!!

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  6. I'm impresses! Looks awesome!

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  7. Hi! Aaaaaaah, what a lovely tutorial, tnx for sharing!!! & tnx for comment!!!
    Enjoy & lots of fun
    Anika

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  8. Wow! Very creative of you! Amazing outcome :)

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  9. Amazing tecnic!!! Lo hare ya mismo


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  10. You've done a great job!
    Congrats!

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  11. duch lovely DIY's my dear!

    Sunnie
    (.=

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  12. i am a total glitter addict! love this post

    http://underthefluorescents.blogspot.com/

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  13. I love the idea behind DIY glitter shoes! I am so tempted to try it myself someday.

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

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  14. I love your idea! i'm going to do it on my shoes!

    \florencece.blogspot.com

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  15. Oh yes...i can be a Louboutin...
    xo
    Ev

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  16. Waouh this is amazing!!!


    http://lesapphireblue.com

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  17. :-) well done! good idea...!
    love your blog
    please check mine too, so we could follow each other!

    Love, Ros.e.
    http://tramped-rose.blogspot.com/

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  18. These have turned out really pretty! Love this idea :)

    Love, Vanilla

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  19. What a great photos, they inspire us!
    You have a great blog too:)

    Come and check out our blog too and share your though;)


    XoXo
    H&C from Amsterdam
    www.sistersandsisters.com

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  20. gosh!! How creative you are! yeah I will try it :*

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  21. I have been loving glitter shoes lately, and you make it look SO easy! I think I just might have to try it. Thank you for the sweet comment on my blog! xo

    http://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com

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  22. AMAZING GLITTER SHOES:) Such a nice post and a great blog!
    Much love,
    Flutra

    flutrafashion.blogspot.com

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  23. Wicked! :O I have two pairs of black heels that I'm terrified to do anything with but I guess this would be an easy and fun DIY =X We'll see..


    Yasmeen
    Castle Fashion

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  24. way to be creative girl!

    xoxo

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  25. Leuk he dingetjes zelf maken!

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  26. this is so brilliant! I'm not remotely good at crafts, but your post has really made me want to attempt some DIY glitter on shoes. Looks really cool on converse too, ala Miu Miu!

    Sophie x

    http://lafashionfolie.blogspot.com/

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  27. thx for ur comment! hope u follow me ;)
    love the gems on ur shoes, really nice job!
    kisses from Spain,
    S

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  28. What a wonderful way to turn some shoes that you don't wear anymore into something special ;) Lovely!

    XX,
    Miranda

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  29. wowww- super cool DIY project!! at first, i thought those were designer shoes!

    http://fabulositywithinreach.blogspot.com/

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  30. love these shoes! they look amazing! :)

    thanks for the comment on my blog,
    XOXO, BECCA
    http://www.fashion-train.co.uk

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  31. love those shoes! well done honey :D

    xx

    www.sickbytrend.com

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  32. These shoes look great! I have been wanting to do this for so long, but like you also admitted, I am terrible at crafty things. Maybe I'll muster up the courage to do it soon!!

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  33. Great start! Keep DIYing :)
    xx

    www.queenoffunkydiy.blogspot.com

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  34. So good! These are the perfect party shoes, would have never known they were DIY?!

    wishfulsinfulyou.blogspot.com

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  35. Woah, they turned out really really pretty! I love both of them. Great job!!!

    :)
    Carrie
    http://readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com/

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  36. love this idea! Would love to follow you if you follow me! xoxo http://www.trendsneversleep.com/

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  37. Love it...I've been seeing a lot of DIY that I want to tackle this year. Nice job!

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  38. This would DEFINITELY be on my DIY list!! xx

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  39. great DIY! I love a little sparkle :)

    xx
    Alexa
    http://brightandsassy.blogspot.com/

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  40. ur DIY is perfect for a night out i guess..
    Anywaz loved ur creative blog!!! How abt we follow each other...I would love to catch up with your updates!!Let me know here @
    More2mystyledairy.blogspot.com

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  41. such a smart and creative DIY! :)

    xx,
    http://lalainlaland.blogspot.com

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  42. Wow, love the result, great job!!!

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  43. Excellent results and very creative too. This is what I adore about Fashion. Have a nice weekend.

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  44. Never thoughts about custom my own shoes ... looks really really great you'r talented !

    great great blog, you really have got good taste, and seems like you love fashion !!

    really the pictures are great and so do the model !

    www.poshnpreppy.fr

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  45. What a great idea - very creative! Thanks for your lovely comment!
    www.missbbobochic.blogspot.com

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  46. absolutely fabulous idea! I do have some shoes laying around I could try this with! ;) and thanks for your sweet comment! :)

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  47. They truly look amazing! It's definitely a great way to spice up some old shoes :)

    http://ekatya.blogspot.com

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  48. oh my, these are reaaalllly pretty!

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  49. Amazing idea! I'M now a follower of your excellent blog!! please follow back! xo Vivi

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  50. stunning post amazing think will do the same dear great post kisses

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  51. Love the end results.
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