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Tuesday 4 June 2013

Quick crafting: Ladybird Shoes

Everyone should own a pair of red shoes. 
I got my first pair when I was a baby. 
When I was seven, I slipped over in a pair and ended up in hospital, and missing weeks off school. My last pair were worn to death until every last bit of the sole had withered away. Sad times - they were very comfortable.
So I recently bought a new pair..only thing was they were a bit too ordinary looking, so I grabbed a black permanent marker pen and drew spots all over them.
I wasn't keen on the bows so I snipped them off, they were easy enough to remove, just held on by a few stitches.
Of course I couldn't leave them like that and they were obviously screaming out ladybird!
I made some from craft foam and glued them to the fronts. (Each piece is double-backed to make them strong).
 Then I wore them to the park.

All in all it took around 10 minutes and they make me feel happy.


  1. Nothing scream happiness more than these gorgeous red.shoes. I WANT.

  2. Thank you! That is such a nice thing to say. I have been wearing them alot, lost one eye buy thinking of replacing with a patch!