Valentine’s Day DIY: Sparkly Heart Shoes


I'm a little bit of a shoe-aholic. In fact, I've been known to purchase more than five pairs in any single week and a big sale on footwear is basically my wallet's kryptonite. That said, I also love snagging a good deal. Better yet -- I love DIYing! Today I'm sharing a really easy tutorial for glittery heart shoes that cost me under $10 to make. The first thing you need is, of course, shoes!  I found these sweet, salmon-pink vintage flats in my size at my local thrift store for $5. … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Baby Mary Jane Shoes

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When my daughter was a baby, I made Mary Jane Shoes in every color to match her cute little outfits- I adore little Mary Janes! Today I want to show you how easy it is to make your own Baby Mary Jane Shoes- this design is super simple! Here is what you need for one pair of shoes: One fat quarter (18"x22") for the main fabric One fat quarter for the lining 5" x 10" non-skid fabric 5" x 10" interfacing 2 " of Velcro THIS FREE PDF Pattern* * This pattern is for size 3-6 months … [Read more...]

Add some FUN to your FEET: 15 Creative Flip Flop Ideas

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Living in Arizona means you can practically wear flip flops all year long- and that is fine by me! If you want to dress up your flip flops just a bit to make your feet fancier, this post is for you! Please enjoy these 15 creative flip flop ideas: 1. Ruffle Flip Flops from The Mother Huddle 2. Snake Flip Flops from Dollar Store Crafts 3. Interchangeable Flip Flops from Make It and Love It 4. Ribbon & Beads Flip Flops from Sand and Sissal 5. Knot So Hard Flip Flops from The … [Read more...]

Smelly Shoes- An Arm & Hammer Challenge

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In my entry way, I  have a big round basket dedicated to catch all the pairs of shoes that are kicked off as people come through the door. But people seem not to notice this basket, or they don't care to use it as it is purposed because more times than not, I see this: Shoes right next to (but not inside!) the big, round basket. It is frustrating, to say the least, but perhaps an even bigger problem I have with the scattered  footwear around my house is the smell that comes from some of … [Read more...]

Chic Slippers with Ruffles and Stuff

Hello everyone! I'm Disney, from Ruffles and Stuff, and I'm so delighted to be back as a guest on Somewhat Simple! I'm sure we all are missing Stephanie terribly by now, but hopefully she's too busy having a great vacation to miss us too much! :o) Today I'm going to share one of my favorite projects that I've done: Chic Isotoner Slippers! My husband makes fun of me because I love these little Isotoner ballerina slippers (or "granny slippers", as he calls them!). I've had some … [Read more...]

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