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
So maybe we haven’t done exactly 10,000 shoes… but Destiny and I are pretty excited today – it is Sassy Feet’s 10th anniversary
Previously we shared our excitedment about Recycled, Up-Cycled, Re-Purposed Clothing Design: A Slow Fashion Movement, a show that Sassy Feet! shoes and bags would be in at the San Jose Quilt & Textile Museum. This was a collaborative show featuring
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
Last spring I wrote a post called "Tennies Transformation" about copying some "faded" pink sneakers made by Chuck Taylor (he called them his Washed Canvas Sneaks). The originals had caught the eye of my wife, Erin, a mixed media artist who
Destiny and I have been writing for Altered Couture magazine for seven years now — starting in their second issue! — and each time we have an article published, we post it on our website page called "As Seen In…."
We have been completely flooded with incredible creations via email lately! It's been lovely to see everything everyone is doing. I know there have been a score of these types of blogs lately, but it is really important to what
Margot and I love to paint and embellish our shoes. We try to stick to simple, easy-to-replicate designs that only require a few coats of paint, and maybe a charm or a length of trim to enhance our overall design.
Margot and I often receive emails from people asking for guidance, ideas, help and sometimes to solve a problem or two. We encourage it. Not only do these emails help the person asking the question, but they allow us to
Ever since seeing my mom wear jeans and sneakers in the Fifties (when other moms were in twinsets and skirts in my suburban Philadelphia hometown), I’ve been a jeans and sneakers girl too. So when I saw the latest iteration