Monday, September 27, 2010

It's ALL About the Shoes.

I am not going to lie, this weekend FLEW by!  WOW!  I cannot believe it is another new week already!!!

Today I am going to share a cute little project with you that I made a while back.  I am a shoe LOVER.  I can't seem to get enough shoes.  My hubby asks me why it is that I need so many. . .I am not sure I have an answer (or at least an answer that will make sense to him! Haha!).  I just love shoes!  I have always loved shoes!!!  They are one of my all time favorite things to buy.

Perhaps that is why I LOVED this idea so much!  These "shoes" make the cutest party favors for baby showers, birthday parties, or just a cute little decor item for your house.  They are super fun and WAY easy to make too!

I was given one of these shoes at a party I went to, so I brought it home and gently pulled it apart so that I could make a pattern.  I traced the pattern onto a piece of chipboard and cut it out.

Once they are folded, you get something that looks like this:


Aren't they DARLING????????  I just LOVE them!  They look super cute when they are stuffed with some "goodies" as a party favor.

I had a request to make 200 of these shoes for an Expo that I was helping with a while back.  It took FOREVER to make all of them, but oh my goodness the ladies who got them LOVED them!!! 

I am going to link up to a few of these SUPER FUN Linky Parties HERE this week.
I am also going to link up to a few of these SUPER FUN Blog Hops HERE this week.

Don't forget to come by on Wednesday and join in on the Wandering Wednesday Blog Hop I cohost.

Also pop by on Thursday and join in on my Thrilling Thursday Linky Party.  You will be glad you did!!!

40 comments:

Luster Canyon said...

Those are seriously cute!!! Love the picture of them all lined up, adorable!

Missy Salsa said...

Those would be so easy to fill with party favors! Such a cute idea. What woman doesn't love shoes?

Valencia said...

Those are super adorable!! These would be great for my girls too.

Kimberlee said...

Way to cool!!!
~Kimberlee
www.TheSpunkyDiva.blogspot.com

Becolorful said...

Very clever and I haven't seen anything like this before. Perhaps you could also share it at Motivated Monday at Becolorful.
Pam

Samantha said...

Wow! Very cute, I have never seen those before!

mary said...

Hi , stopping by to look around , say hi and let you know that I'm
following you from mama to 3 blessings blog hop

jakell said...

WOW super creative.. look at you go! awesome!

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Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

Greetings! I am over from Be Colorful. You did some job on these, they look beautiful all together. What a lot of work, but I am sure everyone loved them!
Best regards,
Gloria

Chantal said...

Wow. Wow. Wow. I'm saving this tutorial for Christmas. I'm going to make them for my girlfriends and stuff them with chocolates!! Thanks for sharing this great idea : )

Melissa said...

That looks fabulous - but wow - what a seriously insane undertaking - I think I would curl up and die if I made that many of anything!!

Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape said...

looks like a lot of work, but they are so pretty. Thanks for posting the pattern, very cute.

Dining Delight said...

What a great idea - what woman doesn't like shoes! Perfect for party favours! I can't imagine making 200 of them though!

DD

Ladii Aponte said...

Love it and WOW those are alot of of teeny tiny shoes! lol I am your newest follower hope you hop on by to my blog and return the follow
Through My Eyes-Ladii Aponte

Mare said...

hi:))....
I come form Europe, and i realy like the idea of you having a link party...... I hope I'll meet a lot of new blogers........
I realy like your blog.......:))
You can check out my blog at
http://argopirgasto.blogspot.com/
http://mare-ri.blogspot.com/

greeting from Croatia:))....
Mare....

dmuseit said...

I am just starting a craft blog so my post is about parties to join this season.
I will be adding your parties to my links and hops list.

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

Those shoes are too cute! I just gave you an award ( it's actually a combo of two) http://answerischocolate.blogspot.com/2010/09/im-bad-blogger-and-hoos-birthday-card.html

Van said...

So cute, love all the textures and colors!

FineArtPainting said...

adorable.

am inviting you: do come link it up on our site so our readers can find you also:
http://www.finecraftguild.com/diy-tutorial-linky-party-15/

(weekly party opens each wednesday, so bookmark and I'll see you each week?? look forward to it if all your future projects will be as cool as these shoes!

Lisa B. said...

Wow! those are so adorable. I can't imagine making 200 though. hehehe That's a lot of shoes.

Red Couch Recipes said...

Yours are super cute! I have made these and they come together so nicely -- well, 200 would be a lot. Joni

Dewi Citra said...

I would have one !!
Very pretty indulgence

or maybe lines up fill of them in the last picture, (ok, maybe they are too much for me)

Love & hug
Citra @ innocentia
http://childhood-obsessions.blogspot.com/

JHill said...

This project got the most views at this week's Mad Skills Party, so I will be featuring it and your blog this morning. Feel free to grab a brag button!

madincrafts.blogspot.com

Cristie said...

Very clever! They are so cute they make me smile. Have a great life!

Mei said...

Wow, I had no idea that you could do that!
Stopping by from Social Parade.
:)

Miri said...

adorable!

Kim said...

That is a lot of shoes. They would be adorable as party favors.

Becolorful said...

Yes, they are darling. Love them. Thanks for linking them up to Motivated Monday at Becolorful.
Pam

Sara {Sara's Closet} said...

That's right!...we can never have enough shoes!!

Young and Crafty said...

These are so fun!! I can't believe you made 200 of them. That's dedication!

Thanks for linking up!

Hannah @ http://youngancrafty.blogspot.com/

Jami said...

WOW!!! What an adorable idea! I hope you'll stop by and share it at the Pretty Packages Party!

http://blackberryvine.blogspot.com/2010/10/pretty-packages-party-3.html

smiles!

Keetha Denise Broyles said...

Very cute! Did you put candies in them? I wonder what it's like to eat from a shoe - - -

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Lori...

Ahhh...your paper shoes are adorable, my friend! I think they would make fabulous party favors! Ohh my...I can't imagine making so many of them though...bet you were making shoes in your sleep! wink! Thanks for joining in with the fun of Sunday Favorites this week...great post!

Warmest autumn wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Sandy Ang said...

They are cute ! Thanks for the template !

creativejewishmom.com said...

wow, wow, wow! These would be great strung as decorations too! thanks so much for sharing on Craft schooling Sunday!

Leslie said...

I featured these on Hoo's got talent this week! Thanks for linking up!

Scrappy Gifts said...

These are so fun! I wanted to make this for a girls' night once. They'd be cute to make a pair of witch shoes for Halloween too =D
Thanks for linking up to Scrappy Saturdays! I'll be featuring this tomorrow!

Holly said...

Shoes! Shoes! Shoes! So fabulous. Love it.

Crystal said...

These are so fantastic! Such a cute idea.

Beth Adams said...

Love the shoes. A girl can never have too many! (word verification for this post is too funny but cannot say what it is for fear of blushing!)