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Sunday, July 29, 2012

One Direction Painted Shoes | ShowMeCute | DIY

TONS of you asked for a One Direction inspired project and it's finally here!  A few weeks ago in one of my videos I asked if there was anything my viewers would like to see.  I got many replies and I have everyone's requests on a list for continued consideration.  However, there are tons of One Direction fans out there (including my own daughters)!


I tried to make this project as simple as possible for those of you who would be a beginning painter.  I hope that you are able to dive in and make your own!


Items Needed For This Project:

  • Shoes:  I used TOMS in this video which are about $45.  I wanted to tell you about alternative shoes sold as well.  RUE 21 has a knock off Tom that sells for $16 and this past weekend had them on sale for buy one get one for $1!  Steal!  Sketchers makes a knock off called Bobs.  You can look online for a list of stores who carry them.  
  • Craft Paint:  I use the kind you buy at your local craft stores.  Any brand will work and they run about a dollar.  Some are under a dollar some a bit more.  I used red white and blue in this project.
  • Ultra Fine Glitter:  Optional but I love the look it gave my shoes.  There are several brands you can buy.  I used red.  Can find at craft stores.
  • Paint brushes.  
  • OPTIONAL:  when I paint canvas shoes I always finish them off with a water proofing spray.  I find it where they sell shoes/laces/polish, etc.


These are so stinking cute!  I also wanted to provide the information as well as some more pictures of shoes my niece has painted with Zebra Studios.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ZebraStudios  Go check out her store and share it with your friends!







Thank you everyone for your continued support of Showmecute.  I love hearing from you.  You are such wonderful fans!  Have a good week!






8 comments:

  1. Could you do this on the glitter Toms. I have a pair that I would paint on because all my other Toms I want to keep just plain. What do you think? Could it work?

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  2. You forgot about Niall Horan who is from Ireland!

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    1. actually none of them originated from london...

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  3. Love these! What kind of paint do you use on shoes?

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