Tuesday, November 9, 2010

If Dorothy skated...

 She might have worn these!


 i've been wanting to
*sparkle* up some ice skates for the holiday season...

 i found these boy's figure skates at a sporting goods resale shop

it's best to buy them before the ice skating season starts...
they mark the prices up then!

these were $9.00

after some Cherry Red spray painting
i then used red glitter on the boot,
black glitter on the bottom and silver glitter on the blade
~brushed on Mod Podged then the glitter~


tied on some new laces (holiday ribbon)

added the marabou trim and pom-poms to the laces


Ruby Red Skates
perfect for the upcoming holiday season!

5 comments:

  1. I love this! I always hang some white skates on an old sled like that but I like how you jazzed them up! I'll have to look for an old pair now! I fill mine w/ cut evergreens, holly and a big candy cane.

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  2. I love them..I made some! I ahve them up in the attic but never glittered the blades..Thank you for an even better idea!

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  3. Those are very cute! Surely Dorothy would have worn them if they were available to her! I think we all secretly want to wear those red shoes she had, but maybe it would be even more fun wearing the ice skates! I love the maribou trim, the poms and the striped shoe laces...great ideas!

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  4. Perfect is an understatement Marcy, I love this! I am going to be on the look out for some old skates now for sure!

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  5. Denise@pairtreefoundation.orgNovember 10, 2010 at 8:43 PM

    Great job! You're a marvel with spray paint and glitter. Who would think boys skates are lurking under all the sparkle and accessories :-)

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