The Sound of Newspaper Day 2

8.24.2010





Jennifer wearing Zara zipper front dress, BCBG heels
Sherry wearing Zara black lace dress, DIY studded heels

Last winter I wrote a DIY article for UCSD's Fashion Quarterly Magazine on how to revamp old shoes/heels for only $5. I used my old high school graduation heels and stuck a bunch of studs on it (studs ordered from studsandspikes.com). I was inspired by Christian Louboutin's studded heels and decided to make a pair of my own (although not nearly as amazing as his!) Here are the steps if you wanna give it a try!

Step 1: With a pen or pencil mark where you want to place the studs
Step 2: With a safety pin, or any sharp needle-like tool, poke holes into the shoes to make it easier for studs to be inserted
Step 3: Insert the studs into the poked holes and with a pair of pliers secure the studs into place (this step will take the longest and your fingers will probably get tired!)

Done!

Love,
Sherry

28 comments :

  1. I LIKE THE BACKGROUND OF YOUR PHOTOS!

    http://sarahs-fashion-diary.blogspot.com/

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  2. i like the shoes :D

    http://christineiversen.blogspot.com/

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  3. Amazing!!!! loving this whole concept!
    xo tash

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  4. oh i love this!

    Missy
    Blending Style, Beauty and Fashion
    http://thefashionfusion.blogspot.com

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  5. This is a great DIY! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. thenks for your comment
    lovely shoes:)
    xxx

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  7. i have always wanted to put newspapers on my wall, cute outfit!

    jadepurplebrown.blogspot.com

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  8. OMG!! The newspaper background is soooo coool!!!!! Just soooooo coool!!!!!! OMG!! its sooo haute couture hot!
    Big kisses,
    xo The Beckerman girls

    http://www.BeckermanBitePlate.com

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  9. amazing! love the idea of having a newspaper covered background!

    adore your blog, you've got a new follower :))

    xx
    http://francamaisha.blogspot.com/

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  10. this is awesome!!! the newspaper looks great too
    xx

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  11. That's so great! I love your dresses too!

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  12. I like the shoes, and I like the newspaper even more! Reminds me of a shoot that they did on America's Next Top Model once.

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  13. WOW! Totally loooove the newspaper backdrop. Did you guys did it own your own? And you girls look great btw, ;)

    xoxo, http://heelsandwedges.blogspot.com

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  14. amazing photos ladies!! you both look wonderful!! and i love the diy studs on those shoes!! i definitely need to try this out for myself <3

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  15. thanks for your sweet comment!

    Missy
    Blending Style, Beauty and Fashion
    http://thefashionfusion.blogspot.com

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  16. i tried this a while back but the studs kept getting bent and i gave up...i reckon you have a lot more patience than myself!
    margief
    x
    www.margieheartsclothes.blogspot.com

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  17. Hi doll, thanks for stopping by! I am loving your blog and these shoes are a great idea ;) Following you now. xoxo -Taj @ Gorgeous Glam

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  18. Hey girls, thanks for visiting! The newspaper set up looks sweet and I like those poses!
    I really didn't know adding studs was that easy... I'll have to give it a try :)

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  19. LOVE IT
    your blog is spilling with inspiration
    keep it up, i'll be coming back for sure
    thanks for sharing, come visit COSMICaroline, a magical wonderful world.

    -cma
    COSMICaroline.blogspot.com

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  20. you two are so cute! great pics,love the concept

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  21. For one, your photos are amaaazing! Secondly, love what you did with the shoes! Love your blog, first follower on bloglovin!

    <3 Alison
    alisonscampusfashion.blogspot.com
    come check me out, follow back? ^^

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  22. Found your blog from the comment you left on mine, and I love it! I'm a new follower for sure xx

    lachicmenagerie.blogspot.com

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  23. Hey, ooh, i love your blog. is your newspaper background in your house? that's awesome! i'm a new follower. come follow me as well if you liked my blog. thanks you guys. :)

    http://barestudy.blogspot.com

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  24. Great DIY and I love the dress on the first girl! the pattern is fantastic.

    love your blog and totally following :)

    xx
    urban-nails.blogspot.com

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  25. I LOVE THE OUTFITS & walls covered with magazines. neat and cute hehe! <3

    polkadotsky0.blogspot.com

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  26. Those outfits are super cute! Your background is so creative, and I love your DIY shoes! How cool and cute. :)

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