Now that I have been painting shoes for ten years, I’ve finally stopped shopping for them by color. Spending a lifetime purchasing shoes in colors that the fashion marketers think I want is a difficult habit to break. As spring approached this year,
Happy FanShoesFriday, everyone! Today’s story is about Deborah B. Deborah originally contacted Sassy Feet to commission three pairs of shoes. She wasn’t ready to take the plunge on her own quite yet.
The first was a a pair of Doc Marten’s
It’s time for another Fan Shoes Friday! Upcycle garment artist, Michelle Paganini of Paganoonoo, shared with us (and blogged about) turning a pair of oxford from *yawn* to Y-E-S! I’m going to share her words here:
I transformed a pair of
I love painting spectator shoes because they are ready made for color-blocking. The ridges formed by the overlapping pieces of leather make it easy not to over paint the lines. I snagged this pair of Aerosoles on sale (less than
Margot and I always drool over the shoes featured in Neiman Marcus’ curated holiday collection. Designers create items to be offered exclusively in the catalog, so we know we can count on jaw-dropping creations with price tags to match.
If you’ve been a faithful reader of our blog, you know that Margot and I really love showing off pictures of wearable art projects that are sent to us by our “fans.” The pictures come from all different types of
In addition to the article on painted zippers that I had in the most recent issue of Altered Couture magazine (see my previous blog post), two pairs of my sponge-painted shoes were featured.
One is a pair of pale pink and pale green sandals
I have an article in the current issue of Altered Couture magazine that’s a first, for me: It’s NOT about shoes or bags!
It’s about how to use our Lumiere (and Neopaque) paints on fabric, not just on leather or
One of the things we pride ourselves on is our quick response time on emails sent by people who want to know details on our products, or the best ways to achieve the design of their dreams. Usually we respond
An astrologer once told me that my soul sign was Aries, which meant my soul color was red. This made sense to me because it’s a color I’ve always loved. Blue was my favorite when I was younger, then it