DIY: Glitter Flats!


I can't believe I forgot to post this DIY! I actually did this before I got my Suelas one - just a few days before Christmas, but I completely forgot about it till I looked at my digicam's memory. Oh well.. This DIY is super easy, even a DIY noob like me could do it!

For this, you will need:


1. Mod Podge (Glossy or Sparkle - the latter being a bit more expensive)
2. Clear Acrylic Sealer Spray
3. Flats/Loafers/etc.
4. Glitters!
5. Sponge brush
6. A disposable bowl

*If you're from the Philippines you can buy the first two here!


I used an old flats of mine that I wasn't using anymore. I got rid of the ribbons, and ehm, pretend the division between the two colors didn't exist (you'll see why later*).


There's really no specific ratio when it comes to the Mod Podge & the glitters. But I highly recommend NOT overdoing it with the glitters because the mixture might get clumpy, & once you apply it on your shoe, the finish won't be as smooth as you would want it to be.


Apply the mixture using your sponge brush. It's up to you if you want to apply fabric tape or scotch tape on your flats to prevent the glitter mixture from ruining the bottom of the shoe. I skipped that part because I'm.. lazy. Oh, don't worry about the bare white spots that you would see since you're going to be layering the mixture anyway.


I applied 4 layers until I deemed it good enough. I let it dry overnight, then sprayed the FolkArt sealer on it. I let it dry overnight again, before using it.


Aaaaand ta-da! Aside from the very obvious line in front*, I think I did quite well! & no fallouts, so far, too! I know it looks quite purple here, but once it dried, surprisingly enough, it turned fuchsia? I'm still baffled about it myself, honestly! What do you think? :)

Oh, speaking of shoes, I've been hunting the Topshop Vectra the whole day... with no luck :/ sigh. Most stores here have it in nude, but I want the black ones :( It's even sold out in the UK AND US website! I've searched through Ebay, found some listings but not one of them are my size! I'm literally tearing my hair out of frustration (seriously not a good idea, that one), I've never wanted a pair of flats this much! Darn you, Topshop.

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3 comments:

  1. I love what you did here! So creative. I think I'll try it out over the weekend. Thanks for letting us know where to get the things needed!

    Btw, thanks for visiting my blog!

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  2. @ Donna: Thanks! I did it for the holidays! I just forgot to post it :s

    @ Maite: No problem! Hope to see yours soon! x

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