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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Put Your Best Foot Forward!!

With GlueArts and Pink Paislee!!

We're back with a fun and creative project from Designer Jan Hennings!

How many of you have pretty dress shoes sitting around? Maybe they no longer fit, or are no longer the current style....well check out today's project!

Designer Jan Hennings worked with Pink Paislee's stunning Soiree line to transform an ordinary pump into something special!




Pink Paislee Shoe Bouquet
GlueArts Designer: Jan Hennings

Supplies:
GlueArts Hot Glue Gun and Melt Sticks
Dyeable shoe
Dies: Heartfelt Creations HCD703, HCD701, Spellbinder's Blossoms Two
Floral wire
Floral Tape
styrofoam
floral leaves
moss
paintbrush
Buttons
Tiger Lily, Garden Fairy and Pink Bubblegum Glimmer Mist (Tattered Angels)
Pink Paislee House of Three Soiree Paper and Embellishments



Instructions:
Step 1-Start with a dyeable shoe.
Step 2-Using a paintbrush, apply Garden Fairy Glimmer Mist.
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Step 3-Using three floral dies, cut each of the 3 sets twice.
Step 4-Gather buttons with large holes.
Step 5- Gather floral wire.
Step 6-Insert the floral wire into one of the holes on the button. Bend the wire and insert into the second hole in the button.
Step 7-Use pliers to twist the wire.
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Step 8-Gather the diecut flowers and snip into the flower at each petal.
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Step 9- Use the end of a paintbrush to curl the ends of the petals under.
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Step 10- Poke a hole in the center of the smallest flower.
Step 11-Insert floral pearls through the hole and hot glue under the flower.
Step 12-Apply hot glue to the top of the button and place the smallest flower on top.
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Step 13-Slide a button on the wire and add the second smallest flower. Hot glue the bottom.
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Repeat for the remaining flowers.
Step 14-Complete flowers by adding one more button to the bottom of the flower.
Step 15-Hot glue foam to the inside of the shoe.
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Step 16-Apply hot glue to the foam and cover with moss.
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Step 17- Arrange flowers.
Step 18-Add leaves to a couple of the Soiree Flags.
Step 19-Add Flags to the floral arrangement.



Have a project in mind you would like to make with Pink Paislee and GlueArts products?

Simply leave us a comment today to be entered to win their Hometown Summer collection(photo does not represent actual prize). And how would you like to win our Glue Glider Pro, a refill of your choice and our 3D Combo Pack?

You know the drill....just a post a comment here and we'll enter you to win! We'll select one random winner on Monday to enjoy this prize!!   

43 comments:

  1. Oh Yes I would love to win! What a great collection :)

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  2. Love the shoe! What a great wedding shower centerpiece that would make! Love all the projects and Glue Arts!

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  3. I could make lots of lovely projects if I had some Pink Paisley and Glue Arts. They make it so easy.

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  4. Thanks so much for yet another inspiring project!

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  5. Love the shoe project! What a great wedding memory project that would make!

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  6. Such a different project...very nice!

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  7. omg, what a cute idea! Who would have thought to repurpose an old high heel! Love it!

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  8. great collection! FUn project would be perfect table decor for 16th b-day party!!
    kacee

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  9. oh, I've had many a pair of those dye-able brides maid's shoes!!! What a fun thing to do with them!

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  10. Making flowers from the cute Pink Paislee prints and Glue Arts glue is such a cute idea.

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  11. Love the shoes, glorious!!! Thanks for the chacne to win this amazing giveaway!!
    debpaint16@aol.com

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  12. What a cute idea with the shoe. Love it. Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win. jeannett_mcgee@comcast.net

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  13. Wow, this would make such a fun centerpiece! Way to cute!

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  14. OMG what a great way to use a shoe from a wedding/prom! Neat idea, love the flowers! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  15. GREEEEAT projects! Thanks for the chances.

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  16. Oh how fun!! Super creative...
    - April W

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  17. What a creative idea! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. I think I HAVE those exact shoes from an wedding I was in years ago! I must dig them out! And while I'm at it, there are several pairs of cowboy boots I have been wanting to "fill"! Great ideas!

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  19. Fun! Something to do with the high heels I never wear. Love the technique on the flowers, too. Fun to see something different.

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  20. oh my!! This shoe bouquet is gorgeous...something I have never seen before. I love it!

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  21. Wow - what a wonderful idea for a home deco ; great work!!!!

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  22. Awesome ideas...Love the Shoe Bouquet...
    Thanks for sharing

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  23. Oh how fun is this project! Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win!

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  24. This is going to be my Spring Luncheon centerpieces for our Women's Group next year! It will be no problem getting enough old shoes to use. LOVE this! Thanks for a great idea.

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  25. Definitely the most creative use of old shoes ever!!!!!!

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  26. Hilarious idea!!! TFS!! Wouldn't have thought of this!! Love Glue Arts and Pink Paislee!!

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  27. I am TOTALLY stealing this!!!!!!!!!

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  28. That shoe is awesome. Thanks for the tutorial on making the flowers! They are so beautiful, I can't wait to make one. Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  29. What a creative way to use an old shoe! Very inventive!

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  30. Omg!!! This shoe flipping rocks!! I love shoes but this takes it to a whole new level!! Shoes and paper!!! I'm in love!!!! Oh the joys!!!! TFS!!!!

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  31. very cute...thanks unusual but love it

    .I follow you and email too..face book also...thanks for all the inspiration

    mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com

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  32. I really love the hometown summer collection!

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  33. Such a fun and unique use for a shoe! So very delightful!

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  34. what a great inspiration!!! now, I know what to do with old shoes!!! I would love to make altered canvass with glue arts and pink paislee for christmas gifts.

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  35. This has to be the most unique fun project ever!

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  36. Who'd of thought an old shoe could be so pretty!

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