Flower Sandal

** 8/13/17 Sweet Sprinkles Award Winner at Pile It On! **

Hi everyone! Happy Friday – hope you’ve had an amazing week! Mine has been great – life is pretty darn good these days! Today is my post day on the Dare 2B Artzy blog and I’m happy to share a DT inspiration project using three papers from the Fields of Joy Collection Paper Pack – Orange Plaid, Hoot Hoot and Owls & Flowers. This is my last post for the Dare 2B Artzy design team and I thank these ladies for this amazing opportunity – I’ve had such a good time! I’ll be back as a guestie in a few months! ;)

Cindy, owner of Dare 2B Artzy, asked me to create a sandal for her to take to craft shows for display, and this adorable sandal is what I came up with. I created a flip flop template several years ago that I use to make the flip flops and other sandals in my paper shoe collection which you can find HERE if you’re interested in looking.  This sandal has a heel, however, and the others do not (template has no heel) but I will soon update my template to include the optional heel.


I targeted a pink and red flower and cut out several of them to layer the different pieces. I added some clear Morning Dew Crystal Drops to the largest pink layer and several tiny silver seed beads (adhered with the Crystal Drops) to the center of the flower for a ‘jeweled’ effect.


I have such a shoe fetish and sure wish I could make my own shoes! I’d have a gazillion pairs, lol! So pleased with how this turned out!


Here’s one last shot… of the sole. :)


Proud to enter this cute little sandal in the following challenges:
Crafty Creations: #346 – Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage: #92 – Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations: #279 – Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #62 – Anything Goes
Not Just Cards: #46 – Anything Goes
Pile It On: #132 – Primary Colors and/or Something Beginning with “S”
Scrapping4fun Challenges: #95 – Bon Voyage/Vacation (need sandals for vacay!)
Word Art Wednesday: #292/293 – Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Open Challenge: #24 – Anything Goes

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up a ‘Bright’ project with us this month! Be sure to check out all the fun stamps, dies, papers and ink at Dare 2B Artzy! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Dare 2B Artzy products used:

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Fired Brick cardstock
Accessories: Foamies foam, Morning Dew Crystal Drops, Pretty Pink Posh Silver shimmer Seed Beads


Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

8 thoughts on “Flower Sandal”

  1. Gosh – that is awesome! Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    Angie DT


  2. Hi Leslie, – what a clever creation, love the patterned papers and the pretty layered flower. Thank you for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Good luck in the prize draw. Have a wonderful week… Megan DT LPoCF


  3. What a wonderful idea. Thanks for blessing us with your creation at Word Art Wednesday. Please join us again in our current challenge. Leaving you with the inspiration of God’s Word in Philippians 1:6 which says, “For I am confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will continue to perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.” Have a blessed day!

    JO ANN


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