Monday, July 6, 2009

Happy Feet!!!

Alright, I need to post this because I am excited about how they turned out. My son has these lightening McQueen flip-flops that he LOVES. I hate them because he always gets the hugest blisters from the plastic. SOOOOOO, remember THIS D.I. find!?! Well, here is what I did with it.

Here is the plastic piece in question. They make look innocent, but they are vicious! I cut these off.

3 blisters.... OUCH! And those look great. They are almost healed.

I threaded the canvas belt stuff through the holes. THEN, I took a little shoe glue and glued it all in place.

This is what the bottom looks like with the shoe glue. I filled the hole with it.

Here is what the shoes look like now! He says they feel so soft on his feet!!!! I forgot to take a before picture, MAN! Hopefully you get the idea!


Vivienne said...

Oh what a good idea! I did not know there was such a thing as Shoe Glue. I will have to pick some up.
I have a Lightning McQueen fan at home too.

Jane said...

I believe that's what they mean when they say, "Mother of invention!" Awesome idea mama!

Kimm at Reinvented said...

Wow, that is awesome! I'm sure your little guy's feet are quite grateful. Thanks for linking up to Trash to Treasure, I hope to see you back next week!

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