DIY – feather shoe clips

feather shoe clips diy

I’ve got a thing for shoe clips right now. It’s so easy to give your shoes a complete new look with these clips, I just love them! Today I’ve got a new shoe clip DIY for you. This one has, just like the last one, ear ring clips attached to it. The feathers are from recycled shuttles cocks!

Read the full instructions after the jump. . .

What you need

– shuttle cocks with feathers
– glue gun
– felt
– clip earrings
– scissors

feather shoe clips diy

I love the colors of the feathers from these shuttle cocks. Colored feathers can be hard to find, or very expensive. These colorful feather shuttle cocks are really inexpensive. I bought five of them for less then 90 Euro cent.

How to make it

feather shoe clips diy

Cut the feathers lose from the shuttle cocks. You only need the part of the feather that has the ‘hairs’ on it. Now cut the felt in a egg form from two by one inch. Start with placing feathers on the side of the egg shape that is the widest and glue them down. Layer the feathers until the felt egg shape is fully covered. Glue the smallest side of the egg to a earring clip. Repeat everything for the second shoe clip.

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    Dani
    March 21, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Love this! =)

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    Beverly
    March 22, 2012 at 12:22 am

    What a brilliant idea! Now I won’t have to buy half as many shoes (though I might still). But you must tell me, where did you get those flats??

    • Reply
      Wilma
      March 22, 2012 at 9:44 am

      Thank you Beverly! I think I bought them at Poco Loco.

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    laura
    June 1, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    This is an awesome idea!! =D I love that you use shuttle cocks haha…

    if you have time, i’d love for you to visit my DIY site too! i love your posts… keep up the amazing work!!

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