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Up- cycled flip flops at the end of the summer (but not of my vacation)


 Although the summer is officially over, our vacation starts this Thursday and I'm really excited about it! While preparing my stuff I found this pair of lousy flip flops that came along  as a bonus with a fashion magazine I bought on my vacation last year. But I couldn't wear them cause the stripes were not stable. They looked like this:


     I cut off the stripes so only the bases were left:

And then I thought of using tire ups as stripes just like this:

 These are the steps:

They finally looked like this:

But the tire ups are too hard to wear and also ugly, so I used a silver string I had to invest it. This method is called the cobra stitch and you can find it here:

And they finally looked like this:



  1. oh my gosh! I love your creation!! how fun! makes those flip flops a whole lot prettier !
    I am your newest follower from the hop..pls follow back if you can.
    have a great weekend!

  2. Very cute revamp! Thank you for linking up for Friday Connection at Big Foot Tribe. I'm following your awesome blog now, I look forward to more great upcycled ideas.


  3. Great tutorial! I found you through friday's bloghop.


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