(Closed) DIY Wedding Shoes–Paint Away???

posted 8 years ago in DIY
  • poll: How should I paint my shoes?
    Blue shoes with a yellow sun on the heel. : (5 votes)
    45 %
    Blue shoes with a yellow sun on the heel with a pearl as the center of the sun. : (3 votes)
    27 %
    Yellow shoes with a blue sun on the heel. : (1 votes)
    9 %
    Yellow shoes with a blue sun on the heel with a pearl as the center of the sun. : (2 votes)
    18 %
  • Post # 3
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    @MissBitsPieces:  I am thinking blue with yellow sun.  go ahead and get that far and then you can decide on the pearl center, I think.

    As for painting on leather, it shouldn’t be a problem unless you have plans for the paint job lasting for a long time.  I used to paint all over my leather jacket in high school and just used whatever I could find. 🙂

    Post # 4
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    1991 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I heard that some people use Meltonian Spray to paint leather shoes.

    Post # 5
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    2154 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Could we see a pic of the dress?

    Post # 7
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    45 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I would go with yellow shoes and blue sun because the blue paint will cover the yellow better then the yellow would cover the blue.  Make sense??

    Post # 8
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    19 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    @MissBitsPieces:

    I really want to paint my wedding shoes as well! I am worried about painting the faux leather, but I read somewhere that if you are using real leather, you should sand it down sothe paint can grip. Have you started your project yet?

    Post # 9
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    1144 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    This is real interesting I havn’t heard of people paining shoes. I am curious I anyone has actaully done this.

    Post # 10
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I’m planning on painting my target shoes sometime this week.  Has anyone successfully tried to do this yet? I’m planning on sanding down the shoe and then applying white fabric paint, hope it goes well and I will post my results when it’s done. Here are my shoes right now (they are a blush color but are too pink for me)

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