Introduction: Fat Bottom Upcycled Shoe Clips
These shoe clips are a decortaive accessory made from the bottom of plastic bottles
Step 1: Cutting the Plastic Bottle
First, find a couple of platic bottles and after washing and cleaning them, cut the bottoms off by pressing the bottle inward and cutting at the seam.
Step 2: More Cutting, Shaping Really ;)
Now, cut again, diagonally and then horizontally along the plastic bottle bootom. What should be left is a flower shape.
Step 3: Shape
This is the correct shape
Step 4: Decorate!
Now you are ready to decorate! I have used paint and vintage buttons, but really, you could use all sorts of things: glitter, decoupage, fabric, what ever!
Step 5: Glue on the Clip
Once you have decorated, you are ready to glue on your clip.
I use clips intended for clip on earrings, so they will not harm your shoe or clothes.
I have not found a superglue yet that will adhere metal to plastic without quickly falling apart, so I put a tiny little piece of fabric between the clip and the plastic bottom to ensure it is secure.
Step 6: Your Finished!
And that's it, you now have a really rad, new, upcycled accessory!
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Keep the Bottle Contest