Lucky Leprechaun Shoe: St Patrick's Recycled DIY


Repurpose a worn out loafer or bootie into a whimsical lucky leprechaun shoe. Multi surface paints, glue and some sparkle transform "past its prime" footwear into fun St. Patrick's decor giving a nod to the holiday's little cobblers
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paint and a vintage image "buckle" transform an old shoe
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Shades of green and gold paint add Irish charm. Simple shamrocks and a coat of sparkle add interest.
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a printout of a vintage leprechaun image makes a fun paper buckle
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Display with Irish inspired accents and touches of gold paint to add flair
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Pop in faux flowers or if use small plants set in appropriate container
Christina Pennywise

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4 comments
  • Hannah V
    on Mar 11, 2016

    This is so cool!

  • Hb
    on Mar 13, 2016

    Love this but this is not made from a loafer ! what kind of shoe is it really ?

    • Christina Pennywise
      on Mar 14, 2016

      @Hb You're right- I'm not %100 sure what you would call it- I bought it at a thrift shop- but I think you could use a variety of shoe styles- I wanted something black with a chunky heel and they had quite a few :)

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