I don’t remember where I found this beaded glass fringe — it was years ago, when I first started painting and embellishing shoes — but I remember I simply HAD to have it. The combination of the iridescent but subtly
It's been way too long since we shared some of the photos of the terrific shoes, bags and even an iPad cover that our fans have been sending. As you will see below, some are simple, some are very fancy,
I know Margot and I are always painting, clipping, stitching, gluing, tying, and re-fabricating various elements of the shoes we create. In all of our many posts, we've only given this fairly simple transformation a footnote in our bible of
Most of you already know that Margot started this craft in 2006. I wasn’t there at the beginning. In 2007, as a birthday gift, Margot invited me over to show me how to create a pair of shoes. I brought
This embossed leather journal came to me by way of my favorite journaler, who is so busy making her own art journals, she no longer needs any of the readymade kind. I grabbed it — not because I am much
Twenty-eight years after taking a job for one of Apple’s competitors in Silicon Valley, I have finally purchased my first Apple product: a white iPhone 4S. It’s very cool — and it’s very
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I’ve been wanting to experiment some more with stencils on leather, so I decided to give this plain black leather portfolio a drastic makeover. I’ll give you a tour of the finished “product” in pictures and briefly describe the process.