Sugar Skull Shoe Clips

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I'm in love with Sugar Skulls and this year I wanted to put
a little pizzazz in my Day of the Dead outfit by sprucing up my ballet flats. A
simple project using the dollar store black roses, Sculpey and the fantastic
shoe clips from The Buckle Boutique.

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Start the project by making a skull out of white polymer
clay. Use white clay and roll it into a ball. Squash the ball into a flat
circle shape. Pinch it to make the shape of the skull. Use the eraser end of
pencil to make the divots for the eyes. Bake the clay according to the
directions. Let cool.

Once the skull is cool use a fine tip permanent marker to
draw the face and decoration of the sugar skull. Glue rhinestones in the eye
divots.

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Next, take apart the black rose, remove all of the plastic
parts from the fake flower. Hot glue the layers of the flower back together and
glue the skull in the center. Glue the shoe clip to the back of the flower.

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Now clip the awesome Sugar Skull to the plain black flats
and you're ready for any Halloween festivities.  

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7 Comments on Sugar Skull Shoe Clips

  1. Lori Apgar
    October 23, 2013 at 9:41 am (4 years ago)

    I just love these spooky shoe clips!!! How fun!!

    Reply
  2. Shawn Mosch
    October 23, 2013 at 9:56 am (4 years ago)

    This is a great way to give your shoes a whole new look without breaking the bank!
    Shawn Mosch ~ The Buckle Boutique Design Team Coordinator
    Crafty Chics Blog
    MyCutSearch.com a searchable database of Cricut images

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  3. Heather
    October 24, 2013 at 8:26 am (4 years ago)

    I love these!

    Reply
  4. Megan
    October 24, 2013 at 11:04 am (4 years ago)

    Too fun. Would look FANTASTIC on a pair of orange platforms. :-D

    Reply
  5. Alicia
    October 25, 2013 at 6:30 pm (4 years ago)

    Those are neat! I so love sugar skulls.

    Reply
  6. Kim @ 2justByou
    October 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm (4 years ago)

    These are great shoe clips for Halloween!
    Found you from the #BlogStrut and now following via bloglovin. =0)
    I’d also like to invite you to join us at Meet & Greet, if you’d like.
    ~Kim
    2justByou

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