Thanks to Hollywood, when people picture California, they picture the Pacific shoreline, sandy beaches, palm trees, and celebrities. But California is so much more than that So-Cal image. We have arid deserts, huge lumbering pines, snowy ragged peaks, and fertile
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
Today’s collection of pieces sent in by Sassy Feet fans ranges from simple to elaborately distressed to fabulously elegant. Whether you paint and embellish your shoes, bags, and clothes to get the color you want, bring new life to old
I have been offline, blog-wise, for several weeks now, coping with some family health issues, but I haven't been offline shoe-wise. In fact, painting and embellishing shoes lifts my spirits a lot. Here is the first of three projects I
As I mentioned last time, Destiny and I were headed to the sewing conference ETA-California this past weekend. And, of course, one of the things that's de rigeur is that we wear our own painted and/or embellished shoes. So we often find ourselves
Margot and I relish getting new people interested in the craft we love so much. Those of you who are longtime blog visitors have read our call for photos of your DIY'd shoes and bags. We'll keep issuing those
I was browsing through InStyle’s August 2013 Issue and found myself glued to their fall shoe guide. Many, many glossy pages full of shoe lovers’ eye candy. But, as I turned pages and salivated, I also found myself thinking “We’ve
Some people like glittery shoes and bags and some don’t. If you do, I bet that sometimes you probably get a hankering for BIG CHUNKY SPARKLY glitter to make a really dazzling fashion statement! Recently I did some experiments
Last month a group of talented and lively women asked me to give a private class for them in a lush and shady backyard. It was such a treat! I wanted to share with you a couple of
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Yup, today is my birthday, and I have decided to celebrate by showing you my favorite shoes and bags — that is, the ones I have created for