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Wednesday, 8 October 2014

An altered shoe....... Another relaxing project......

Hi everyone,
I hope you are having a lovely day,
I've spent most of today altering this shoe,
I hope the like the result....
This is another project that helped me to relax
&
Have some "Me time"

I would like to enter this project into the following challenges
http://avenue613.blogspot.com/2014/10/challenge-92-anything-goes.html
Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door -anything goes
ABC-Challenge -  - Anything Goes
4 Krafty Girls - anything goes
Altered Eclectics - Anything Goes/ Mixed Media
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - #75 - High Heels and Purses


This is the shoe I started with.....


I decided to make it Steampunk....
I painted the shoe brown
&
added the braiding,
I coloured the braiding,cogs, clock etc with LuminArte'.

I them went on to add flowers, cogs & bits from an old bracelet to it.

Close-up of the back of the shoe.
I bought the clock from That Craft Place.

I added parts of a broken bracelet & a nut to the heel.


Items used.
Old shoe.
Flowers from my stash.
Tim Holtz Distress Inks.
Braiding (Local Linen Shop)
Clock. That Craft Place.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/271008489659989/
Old Nut.... From Reg's tool box.
Cogs Die (Unknown)
Bits of broken bracelet.
Acrylic Paint (Burnt Umber)
LuminArte' (Bronze Medallion)

Thank you so much for your lovely comments,
They certainly lift my spirits.
Lots of love,
Sylvia X

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36 comments:

  1. Such a fantastic piece of art. What a great idea to alter a shoe. Love it

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    1. Thank you so much Joanne, I've altered shoes before xxx (hugs)

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  2. WOW this is fabulous! I love the cogs and the gorgeous rich colour of the flowers.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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    1. Thank you so much my dear friend xxx (hugs)

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  3. Sylvia!!! OMG my angel.. I adore this!!!... xx can I send Danny's trainers up to you :) x

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    1. Thank you so much Sweetie, You can send his trainers any time xxx (hugs)

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  4. This is fabulous Sylvia and a brilliant idea. I love all the detail. Are you going to do the other one and wear them out? xx

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    1. Thank you so much Andree, I would have to know the weather forecast first, I wouldn't want them getting wet xxx (hugs)

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    2. You're right, rain wouldn't do them any good. Maybe a coat of varnish would solve that problem? xx

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  5. oh wow i love it,what a great idea!

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  6. Wow Sylvia this is fantastic, love everything about it. Great designing Hugs Jennifer xx

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    1. Thank you for the lovely comment Sweetie xxx (hugs)

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  7. Wow looks totally amazing, thank you for joining us at sisters of craft, good luck
    Caroline dt

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    1. Thank you so much Caroline, It's a pleasure to join in x

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  8. Fabulous steampunk detail Sylvia.
    Laine
    xx

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  9. This is fabulous what a super idea xx

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    1. Thank you so much Cheremane xxx (hugs)

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  10. WOW I adore this, you never cease to amaze me hun x
    Sandie xx

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    1. Thank you Sweetie, What a lovely thing to say xxx

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  11. OMG Sylvia, this is just utterly outstanding, what a fabulous idea...love and hugs xxx

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    1. Thank you so much my dear friend xxx Love & hugs

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    2. For some unknown reason, I can't comment on your blog, I hope you soon feel better Sweetie xxx

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  12. Such great transformation. Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    Cheers,
    Aurora

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    1. Thank you so much Aurora, It's a pleasure to join in xxx

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  13. This is a beautiful design and thank you for sharing with us at the Chocolate, Coffee and Cards but we are a CARD ONLY challenge so unfortunately your entry cannot be included in our prize draw. If you have time please re-enter as your designs are stunning! Thank you again! Jane xx

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    1. Thank you for the lovely comment Jane, I'll see if I have time to re-enter xxx

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    2. 5 days left, I might manage to join in xxx

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  14. WOW! What a super project! I love what you have done to this shoe, it's really great, I love the Steampunk!. Thanx so much for playing along with us at CC&CC. I am sorry to tell you that you will not qualify for our prize, as we only do cards. We would love to have you make one and join us again for this challenge. Thanx so much and I hope we see you again. Hugs, Joanne

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  15. Oh this looks really cute! Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

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  16. What a fun project and Great idea! Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with Through the Craftroom Door this week.

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  17. Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls challenge.

    Helen x

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  18. Oh my goodness me this absolutely gorgeous. A great idea too xxx

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