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Fancy Flip Flops


About this design:

My niece and I were too hot in Santa Fe for Bead Fest, so we bought some flip flops, but you can't wear plain flip flops to Bead Fest, now can you? We had a fun girls' night and beaded them. I am going to wrap the part that goes in between the toes in brown felt (I only had crochet cotton with me at the hotel). Also, going to put brown felt on the bottom of the straps to make them more comfortable.

Components:

flip flops, glass butterflies, silver-lined seed beads, silver glass pearl, angelite tubes, braided fishing line

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  1. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    These are sooooo cool !!!!! Perfect for summer !!!

  2. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    These are so awesome, I love them!!!

  3. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love these … how cool … and pretty too.

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    Very cute love them

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are cool!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Cute, cute, cute!
    A beautiful design Moonbell! Looks like a lot of work. Is it?

  7. swiftys mom
    swiftys mom says:

    very cute why wear something plain if you dont have to :-)

  8. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    @ Mary S, I don’t think they’d take too long. Neither of us had done this before, so we were working on the technique as we went, plus watching movies. It took me 2 hours or so for this first pair, but I think it would be shorter on subsequent ones.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    These are adorable and fun…they would be perfect for a casual summer wedding! A friend of mine wore flip flops for her wedding, but they weren’t near as nice as these! :D

  10. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Moonbell, these are cute. I have made these for several years now with fuzzy crochet yarn (I sell them as Phun Flops), but have never thought of including beads. Way to go! Once you get used to it, you can whip out a pair in about 45 mins. I started doing these for wedding parties for the reception…really phancy with feathers, pearls, & crystals. The young ladies really liked them.

  11. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    yeah!!! what a fun, great idea

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Cute!!

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow these are so neat, I love the added beads…

  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a fun idea! So cute, too! You’re right — you can’t go “beadless” to a bead shop/show/fest!!! :D

  15. Steph
    Steph says:

    love them

  16. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Beautiful idea!!

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