Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Summer Flip Flops.

It's  a new challenge over at my


My first thought was Washi Tape Flip Flops
as one does!
First  I needed to gather some stash together and 
this is just some of what I eventually used.

I drew a rough shape out  on paper until  I was happy 
that it resembled a flip flop base and then cut 
a left /right out from corrugated card
to give the appearance of a sole.
I stuck two strips of washi tape back to back on a sheet of paper
for the straps.
I embossed a sheet of white card with 
SU's Decorative dots folder to represent the base and
coloured with distressed ink to make them look worn.

I puched holes in the bases and threaded the 
washi  tape straps through and then 
decorated with embellishments in  my stash.
Butterflies were cut from a satin strip.

I also cut out  more white card to make the
bottoms and used distress ink to age.


Entering into the following challenges:
Crafty Cardmakers #144 Anything but a card.
Fantastic Tuesday #96 Anything goes/make it feminine.
Tuesday Throwdown #255 Summer fun
Deep Ocean Challenge #109 Summer fun.
Fussy and Fancy #144 Things with wings.
All Sorts Challenge #321 Add a butterfly
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #187 Use up your snippets (cardboard, flowers)
Rhedd's Creative Spirit. A/goes altered art.
Recycle,Repurpose, Re-invent # Anyhing goes but must recycle. (corrugated card)
Lets Craft and Create #103 Butterflies or birds.

30 comments:

  1. These flip-flops are just amazing! Theirs distressed bases seem really used :) Love the decorations on the top, I would want a pair of them to put to my feet! :D

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  2. A fabulous project Mrs A, turned out really pretty, love these.
    Lorraine

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  3. awww...these are just so adorable!! Perfect for summer! Hugs and sunshine!

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  4. Your flip flops are so cool Valery Anne ! Love them ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  5. What a fabulous project Valery, brilliant design. I love flip flpos but can't wear the toe post ones, and you get them in such gorgeous designs and colours too, hugs Kate x

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  6. Wow, these look amazing! What a brilliant idea for using washi tape! Very impressive!

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  7. What a clever girl you are, brilliant idea and are they a size 6. Funny but I thought I may join in your challenge this time but heyho I don't have any wash tape.

    Kath x

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  8. Oh WOW! What a fun project! Great design. xx

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  9. Thanks for joining our challenge at allsorts Tracy x

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  10. these look fab Valery - I bet you wish you could wear them! Hugs rachel x

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  11. Now these Summer Flip-Flops are just the cutest ever! Who knew some paper and Washi tape? Creative Bliss...

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  12. Fabulous flip flops Mrs A...what a great idea! Carol x

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  13. I think your flip flops with the washi tape straps are ingenious Mrs A and really pretty. I love the spotted soles and the pretty flowers on top too. x

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  14. Sweet flip flops...love how you have designed these and embellished them
    Thank you for joining us over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit...x

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  15. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Let’s Craft and Create challenge 103, Hazel, DT – hope to see you again soon. x

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  16. Oh wow Mrs A - brilliant flip flops! How can we follow that on your Butterfly Challenge!? Wonderful attention to every little detail too.

    Hugs

    Di xxi

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  17. Super cute flip flops! Love all the embellishments and especially the texture that you used on the soles of the flip flops. ta ta for now, Kathy

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  18. Oh for crying out loud--you're a genius! What an incredible project, Mrs. A--so creative!

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  19. What a lovely and unique creation for our butterfly theme, so very inspirational, thanks so much for joining in at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  20. What's fun idea - great pair of flip flops! Thanks for joining us at CCM&M this time! Cxxx

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  21. These are so cool!
    Have you considered a career as a shoe designer?
    Sue x

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  22. What fun! In Australia we call them thongs - miscellaneous info for you. Yours are sweet! Thank you for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

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  23. Lovely project, I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
    Tuesday Throwdown DT

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  24. these are fantastic, love it! thanks for linking up to the doodle artifacts recycle challenge! xo from Michele, July guest artist

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  25. Wow, these are great and thanks for the details on how you made them. Hugs. C x

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  26. Such a fun project and a wonderful way to end the summer. Thank you for sharing your lovey project in the July challenge on Recycle, Re-Purpose & Re-Invent and hope you will come join us again this month.
    :) Chris / CS Designs

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