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How To Make Old Flat Shoes Look New

If you have old shoes, that look no good anymore, you can easily make them look like newly store bought! Here's how... 

I had these shoes for about 7-8 years. After I saw them on another girls feet, I totally fell in love with them, I absolutely needed them as my first shoes that weren't sneakers.
And I was lucky! After driving to three different Deichmann stores, I found them in my size and I was not disappointed. They are very comfortable and suit perfectly for dresses, skirts, every cute outfit and so on...

But all those years left signs. The fabric didn't get really white again when washed and the buckle connection started to break down.

They still are one of my most loved shoes, so I couldn't throw them away. Also I thought, hey, this should be easy to fix?! And yes, it was.

Materials neededBlack fabric paint and a brushBlack marker penNeedle, thread, scissorsFabric glueBlack hook and loop tape

How to to make old flat shoes look new After cleaning them, I first cu…

The cheapest dress I ever bought

I bought this dress at a flea market for 2€!
It was organized by a local animal shelter and of course the earnings were for them too. Normally it would have cost 4€ (wow) but I helped out there, so I got it cheaper. As this is for helping animals I would have paid more, but stupid me forgot the money and 2€ was all I had in my pockets *sadface*.
It's in perfect shape, I just had to fix some threads that were hanging out, nothing big.

The next flea market is in september and as I will help out again, I'm hoping to find another amazing piece like this one.

The grey dress worn casual

Dress: quite old... maybe H&M? Leggings: pimkie Shoes: Deichmann

DIY Birthday present card for Grandpa

For his 80th birthday my grandpa gets a book with wishes/notes/cards etc. from all his family and friends.
So everybody makes a page with whatever he wants to write/wish/tell etc. him.

This is my piece:



1 großes Stück Glück
10 Löffel Gesundheit
2 Tassen Lebensenergie
1 Hand voll Kraft und Mut
1 Prise Abenteuer

Die Zutaten sorgfältig auf die 365 Tage des neuen Lebensjahres verteilen und genießen.

Alles Liebe zum 80er ...

ENGLISH (translation):

Birthday recipe

1 big piece of Luck
10 spoons health
2 cups vital energy
1 handful of strength and spirit
1 pinch of adventure

Carefully spread the ingredients on the 365 days of the new year of age and enjoy.

Happy birthday...

It was easy done. Just wrote it on a piece of white printer paper (cheap one) with permanent marker, then added the rainbow colour gradient using watercolour. I cut it a little bit smaller and glued it between two blue paper sheets. The upper one of course needs a window cut…

Outfit - The classic grunge

Lately I am very much into grunge outfits. You can see that on my Pinterest Outfit Board. But I don't like to destroy my jeans on purpose and even more I don't buy ripped clothes, so you won't find that in my wardrobe.

I really love this leather jacket, but I don't wear it much. Those big spikes on the shoulders are very eye-catching and most of the time I'm better off unnoticed. That's just who I am.

That's pretty much what I currently wear the most. Except on hot days of course.

And a funny shot to end: One of my cats (Kleopatra) found my shooting very interesting.

She is the most delicate cat in the world. Point.