Sunday, 14 April 2013

DIY Geometric Triangle Print Flats

Hey there!
Today I'd like to show you a little DIY project of mine! For the warmer season I wanted to have some cool flats that I could wear everywhere but that are bright and fun! I wasn't utterly convinced by the selection of local stores, so I thought of a design I liked and made my own Geometric Triangle Print Flats!
Of course I can't literally make my own shoes, so I had to purchase a simple pair of ballet flats to work with first. Here I just went for the regular H&M ballet flats they have every year, and chose a happy bright blue shade. These are only 10 Euros and great to work with. I'm wearing a German size 37.
To do the triangle print all I used was tape, fabric paint in black and a paint brush.
I wanted the triangle print to be all over the shoes, so I just used the tape and cut out random trinagles in all kind of shapes and sizes to stick them all over the shoe. I didn't leave too much space between them, covering it all up. I also put on the tape to keep a clean edge at the top and bottom.
Then I painted all over it with black fabric paint, let it dry for a couple of hours and then did a second coat to be sure everything was covered. When that was dry I removed all of the tape, which luckily came off very easily.
And now I have shoes that look like they're black with bright blue triangles on them! I love how they turned out and I'm sure I'll be wearing them all the time :) What I really like is that they don't look the same, which makes it more random and fun :)
What do you think of them?
xoxo, Misch


  1. These flats are so pretty and funny :) I'm sure you'll use them a lot. You are an artist!

    1. thank you so much! I hope I will! :)

  2. That's a seriously cool project. Your shoes look really great!

  3. Wow, they look so cool. I'm on a hunt for some special flats as well because the only pair that I currently own is printed with cheetah print and they obviously don't match every outfit, so I'm probably try your technique.
    Thanks for sharing

    1. thank you! Okay, yes, cheetah print doesn't work with everything :D
      Let me know in case you try it :)

  4. This is one of the best DIY I've seen lately. Great job! :D


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