DIY: Dress Up Your Shoes

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The other day I saw Grace from Stripes and Sequin's post on the Glitter Guide where she DIY'd her own Tory Burch Eddie Bow Flats. (HERE) When I saw this I knew instantly I had to try it out. I don't know why but a few years ago I purchased an antique set of shoe clips with broken clips and when I saw this DIY I thought it would be the perfect way to fix them up. I wanted to do a test run before I did this to my antique clips and thought I would share my DIY with you.
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What you need:
-2 large appliques or pendents from the craft store. Michaels has a great jewelry section with large pendents which is where I purchased these. I snipped the hook part of with wire cutters and sanded down the rough spots.
-2 shoe Clips (I used the site Grace listed where she found her clips in this eBay shop.)
-Strong Glue (I used Grace's recommendation- E6000)
-Your own ballet flats
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This DIY is very easy and quick to accomplish. It's essentially one step but I added a step to make sure the clips really adhere. I started by taking some sand paper and roughing up the back of the pendant to make sure the glue fully adheres to it.Then I opened up the shoe clips, applied a dot of glue to the back, and pressed firmly on to the pendent for 10 seconds. After that I set them up on a bookshelf to dry for a day.
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After gluing place somewhere out of the way and let dry for a full 24-48 hours before attempting to close the clips.
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The fun thing about shoe clips is that you can wear them on any flats or heels and they instantly change the look of your shoe. I also love that you can glue just about anything to the clips. I have a few more pairs of clips and my mind is running wild with ideas of things to glue to them.






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