It’s been oh soooo long since I’ve posted. When you have a ton going on and only 24 hours in a day, something’s gotta to give. Lately it’s been the blog. However, I managed to squeeze in some time to share a great low cost DIY holiday gift idea. I know that for me as the holiday parties and gatherings approach and I see all the festive, sparkly clothes and shoes, I just want to buy new clothes and shoes for every event. Not realistic budget wise, and let’s be honest, there are very few occasions to wear the green sequined dress or super blinged out shoes so it’s not all that practical either. Today I’m sharing a quick and easy way to add some inexpensive drama to your outfit with DIY holiday shoe embellishments.
We all have 1 or 2 (or 20) pairs of plain heels. And yes, any heel adds something to an outfit. But for party season why not add something and make them stand out? And it’s SO easy.
All you need is:
1) Clip-on earring backs (I got mine at Michaels)
2) Button backs (optional)
3) Glue gun
4) Feathers, faux rhinestones, beads or whatever embellishments you to add.
Step 1: Take the clip-on earring back and glue on the button back. The button back is optional, as you could just use the flat part of the earring back, but I wanted a slightly larger surface area for mine.
Step 2: cut and and glue on the feathers in a circular pattern on the base. I used finer end part of the feather for these but you could use any part of the feather.
Step 3: Glue on your rhinestones/beads to the center in whatever pattern you want.
Step 4: Clip on to you shoes!
This simple accessory adds so much flair to a regular shoe! And it only costs a few dollars to make dozens of the them! You also could use them on flats or sandals if you wanted. And there are so many options for things to them embellish with that you can easily customize them to any ladies on your gift list.
You could also make cute ones for kids shoes. And they make a great gift for a Secret Santa that has a low price limit. So many options! And if you want to find other great handmade gift ideas, search the hashtag #CDNHandmadeHoliday on your social media feeds.