Sunday, March 21, 2010

B-DAZZLED CROCS!

B-DAZZLED CROCS

B-dazled crocs

You would think that after attaching 23,000 beads, bangles and bows to my art car, B-Dazle, I would have thought of something exciting to do with my beloved crocs wouldn’t you?

B-dazle-art car with 23,000 beads

It took Lisa, from Eclectic Visions, to trigger the idea for B-dazzling my crocs. Now, I must tell you, this was no small job. If my shoe size was an adorable size 6, it would have been a lot easier. But, at size 11 (I am just short of 6’ tall so I need a good “understanding.”) it did take me a considerable amount of time.


Another view of b-dazled crocs

I used the same glue I used on B-dazle, which is an aquarium glue and waterproof. I attached simple beads purchased at one of the craft stores. I didn’t want to add anything jangly because I knew it would just get in the way, you know, like swatting flies. I wear the crocs as slippers and to my swimming classes. And, of course, I drive B-dazle down to the Farmer’s Market in Roanoke where I sell my work, so my new crocs will be a perfect match!


B-Dazle and matching crocs


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17 comments:

  1. Those are wonderful and so fun! :) Love your car and the crocs are perfect. Aquarium glue...I never thought of using that. Great idea for anything that will be outdoors I guess.

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  2. Aquarium glue - that is nothing short of genius! I love my crocs so much (wearing them now actually) that I'm just going to have to try this one Cheryl. Jules x

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  3. What fabulous crocs! And the car is astounding. I say embellish whatever you can and yes what a great idea using aquarium glue- I will have to try that for some fabric and bead uses. What a fun and inspirational post... and thank you for your lovely comments- they keep me going!

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  4. hi, Linda here, I am so glad I inspired you to have a play at decorating your crocs, they look great!

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  5. these are the MOST SPECTACULAR shoes ever, no kidding!!!
    And I know my shoes!!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. What great crocs! and what patience!! I just have those plain old ones, with no dazzle, lol. But you sure dazzled me! wow!

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  7. These are SO much fun! My husband says I must be part crow, because I adore sparkly blingy things so much!

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  8. OMG! Your embellished crocs are beyond fabulous!!! I can just imagine wearing them in the sunshine!!!! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  9. Anything B-Dazzeled is a good thing. How fun and I would love to wear these!

    Nicole/Beadwright

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  10. Very kewl, they are awesome.
    debby

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  11. You know, I'm not a huge fan of crocs, but I have to say that your's rock! Love them! So fun!

    Hugs,

    Sue

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  12. I'm stunned and amazed. Your crocs and that car! You should be designing for Bedazzled. These are unbelievable.

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  13. I am not a Crocs fan..BUT,,those I dig !! hah And of course the car is amazing..everytime I see it I am in awe !

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  14. Cool crocs! Thanks for your comments on my blog - very sweet of you. In reading your bio I saw that you're from Warren - I lived in Youngstown until I was 9, then we moved to Salem where my family still has a house - Very cool to meet another Ohioan. Even though I live in Maine now, I'm always thought of as "From Away" so I'll still claim to be an Ohioan!

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  15. Visiting your blog for the first time.
    WOW, fabulous shoes ... my garden shoes could use just such a splendid makeover!
    And the car now that is a beauty!!!
    When we drive down to visit our son at VA Tech, hopefully I can catch the Farmer's Market and see your creativity in person some time!
    You look like quite a chef too! Bravo!
    Brightest of Springtime Blessings to you and yours!
    oxo

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  16. OH I lomve to have these shoes. Can you imagine, me on this shoes in our hameau, or going to the postoffice with my dog Rosa.......

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  17. Fantastic, magnificent, WOW, love these!!!

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