Flip Flop Fantastic

I love summer. I love the heat. And I love wearing flip-flops! 
I wanted to jazz-up a plain pair of black flip-flops. 
Which turned out to be super easy. 
Here's how I did it:
I bought some fun ribbon at Hobby Lobby. 
Mine is a black lace with tiny square black sequence. 
Ribbon & plain flop-flops I measured the length of each side of the strap and then cut my ribbon double the mesured amount. I grabbed some black upholstery thread. And a big needle. And then I went to work sewing the ribbon onto the flip-flop strap. I scrunched the ribbon as I sewed along. You can also stitch along the middle of your thread (with the sewing machine on the longest stitch) and gather up the thread that way. 
I love the completed look!

Comments

  1. so cute...think I have a pair of tired old flips I could totally update...I like this so much better than all the rhinestones...they inevitably fall off.

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  2. Flipflops adorned with sewn on buttons and ribbons are very popular here in the UK at the moment and I have been planning to jazz up some plain ones this week. Great minds think alike ... :)

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  3. I love sequins too...I`ll have to give this one a try :)

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  4. Saw this on Creative Crate...so dang adorable! I want to do this!!

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  5. I embellish all my daughtersn flip flops with bows but this is great for adults too! I need to try this ASAP! Thanks :)

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  6. I would love for you to link it up to my party that is running now. Any linky goes.

    http://bacontimewiththehungryhypo.blogspot.com/2011/06/any-link-goes-party-running-now-summer.html

    Come strut your stuff.

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  7. I love these! They're simple yet chic! :D nice work, thanks for the idea too!

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  8. This is the second blog I've read this week that refers to "Sequins" as "Sequence." Not sure if its a regional thing, or what. But it is endearing nonetheless.

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