Altered Americana Shoe

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Today I wanna share a part of Americana patriotic decor. It was the main DIY project for this year decor – altered Americana shoe in the flag colors. In fact – initially I thought that altering another shoe in patriotic color would be the only patriotic touch. But while I was making it – decided to decorate more intense.

But back to the main topic of this post. I made this shoe in the same manner I alter all my shoes. Covered with paper, adhered a lot of misc items. Including from some trash (broken pieces, trim and lace leftovers, clay frames and flowers, small hardware things) as well as Prima and Tim Holtz embellishments.  Next – painted in white (to even out everything) and finally painted in patriotic colors. I decided the toe to be a blue part and the rest of the shoe – red and white stripes. Added color in non-continuous manner. mixing with each other.

mixed media altered shoe patriotic

People often ask me what is the purpose of my shoe and if one can wear then. Of course they’re made not to be worn, nor they have some extremely practical use. I just like making them, and like adding them as a home decor. I can add a shoe to almost any home decor, it’s like my signature style lol.

Hope you liked this my project. What about you ? Do you like altering things?

Thank you for stopping by!

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July 9, 2015



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    Victoriya Salmina

    July 14, 2015


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    Brenda Abbott

    July 20, 2019

    Love, love, love the way you did the shoe!