8/16 DIY Or DIE Guest Post: A Louboutin-Inspired Petal Sandal

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Maegan over at Love, Maegan might not know it yet, but she is my new best friend. Her site is a phenomenal resource for fashion, fun how-to’s and girl-crush worthy style, but what makes Maegan so irresistible is her down-to-earth warmth. We asked her if we could share a couple of our favorite DIY projects of hers with y’all, and this one is perf! For all you Louboutin lovahhhhs out there (and I knows y’alls out there)… grab a pair of old strappy pumps and some spare fabric, get your craft on, and redirect that $6 hundo into something else (or save it altogether). People, with DIY as easy peasy lemon squeezy as this, you can afford to make ’em in every color your heart desires!
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Christian Louboutin Petal Sandal

What you’ll need …

DIY Christian Louboutin Petal Sandal in black, Louboutins, Christian Louboutin's, Do it yourself shoes, DIY accessories

…I am so in love. I think the only thing they’re missing is the red heel. I cannot wait to wear them! {…ps: because they are removable, I can also wear them as bracelets/cuffs, hooked onto my vintage chain necklace or even in my hair …I know!}
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Thanks, Maegan!

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  • Reta

    These are great! You did a wonderful job! I actually like them better than the Louboutins.

  • bienliving

    Love this! I have a pair of hideous black heels that could use this treatment! 😉

  • nichewhite

    Oh mylanta! I agree with Reta, I actually like the DIY version BETTER than the Louboutins. Amazingly creative.

  • This is an awesome DIYoursefer! Very fab.

  • that is fabulous! but if you do end up painting the sole red, do note, Louboutin has a trademark on the red sole. His lawyers will probably hunt you down. I'd so do it anyway.

  • Rhonda

    Sera, it is okay to paint anything any color you want, trademark or not, if it is for personal use. You just can't do it for resale/profit. So, paint those soles red, girl!

  • brideandjoy

    Excellent post, I love this look!

  • Interesting, still I’ve came accross one completely opposite blog post the other day

  • This is the first time I came accross such oppinion, funny

  • Nice post! I’ll tweet it!

  • Are you serious? I think it doesn’t make any sense. google it yourself

  • Though I don’t agree with you in details, your post is insightful

  • Love how cute those are! I actually saw this done in a magazine, I forget which one it was, but I've been meaning to try it. This article breaks it down and makes it much easier to follow though.