Jersey Girl, Texan Heart: Lace Up Pom Pom Sandals DIY-LINKUP WITH COHOST
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Lace Up Pom Pom Sandals DIY-LINKUP WITH COHOST

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Dress:  Cavender's currently on sale (similar also here and here) // Sandals:  GoJane // Designer Version of the Sandals // Dolce & Gabbana Version of the Sandals

Alright so in yesterday’s post I did say that I had another DIY for y’all this week.  I decided that for today’s Save/Splurge, I’d show you how to save and make something yourself.  There’s this trend I’ve been seeing with these pom pom sandals that are $225+ and to be honest, for something this trendy, even though it’s adorable I just can’t bring myself to spend that kind of money.  With that being said I decided to stop over at Michael’s, grab some supplies, then order these sandals from Go Jane for $13.30.  They don’t have the white ones anymore but they have plenty of colors.  I also bought some charms, tassels, and pom poms from Michael’s. 

Step 1:  Gather your Materials

Make sure you have your lace up sandal of your choosing.  Grab some pom poms, tassels, and charms along with a hot glue gun.  Make sure you have space to work with, this will get messy and you have a lot of material everywhere.

Step 2:  Start with the bottom

Start with the bottom part of the sandal.  By this I mean where your foot actually goes, not the lace up part.  Glue pom poms, tassels, or add charms as you like.  You don’t have to do it the same way I did, this is just to show you how I made these.  Make sure before you glue pieces you put the sandals on your feet so that you can make sure the laces aren’t too tight and everything is in the right place.  Then take them off and decorate away!

Step 3:  Laces

Here is where the annoying part came in for me.  I would lace the sandals and put charms where I wanted them.  I didn’t glue these on, I added the charms and tassels with jewelry rings because in case I want to lace it different I can adjust the laces.  Make sure to do this after the bottom half of the sandal is dry so that you don’t ruin them since you will have to put the sandals on while you do this portion.  Make sure when you take the sandals off you tie the laces together so none of the charms fall off.

Alright, so this was another quick DIY for a really trendy piece this season.  I’ve seriously seen tassels and pom poms on everything, and why pay all of this money when you can just make your own for way less?  Don’t get me wrong the designer ones are super adorable but like I said in the beginning some of us don’t have the luxury of being able to spend money like that on shoes.  I’ll link up some designer items below on top of some lower end items if you’d like to buy these pieces and make them on your own.  Good luck and if you do make them tag me on Instagram so I can see it!

Don't forget to watch this video and check out the new David Yurman Solar collection!


Now let's move on to your Co-Host and Top 3 from last week!


Hi, I’m Lindsay Ava from Stiletto in the Cloud, where I enjoy blogging my personal style.  I’m currently in my final years of veterinary school. I believe if you are willing to put in the work, you can do as many things as you want, while looking stylish at the same time. I would love if you stopped by. I’m thrilled to be co-hosting today with Monica, on her gorgeous blog.  


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Moving on to the Top 3 from Last Week's Linkup!








Jersey Girl, Texan Heart Link Up


   


   

    An InLinkz Link-up
   






Style Elixir // The Fashion Canvas // Walking in Memphis in High Heels // I do deClaire //The Pleated Poppy // Pumps and Pushups // Pampers and Pearls // Tucker Up // Elegantly Dressed & Stylish // Garay Treasures // // Elegance and Mommyhood

**Please note the dress is part of a collaboration with Cavender's, however all opinions are my own.

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21 comments

  1. Another adorable DIY! Your sandals turned out super cute. And I love them paired with your cute white off the shoulder dress. Very boho chic! And what a pleasant surprise to see my own picture as a top 3 from last week. I am so flattered! Thanks for hosting this wonderful linkup!

    Shelbee
    www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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  2. Such a cute idea!! You are so crafty. I love the new hair btw! Looks gorgeous!! I love coming here for the link up and your creative take on everything.

    l,
    Vicky
    TheMummyChronicles.com

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  3. Another wonderful DIY! Love this elegant dress wth such gorgeous details. :)

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  4. The sandals are so cute!!!

    Come check out how I wore ruffles for work and play at the blog this week!!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  5. This DIY is amazing. I'm in love!

    Mary
    www.marymurnane.com

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  6. How fun that you made your own unique sandals!

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  7. I love your DIY project, they came out amazing!

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

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  8. Great DIY! I'm obsessed with all the pom pom sandals but not the price tags. Might have to make a pair of my own!


    xoxo,
    Kim
    Champagneista

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  9. Very creative! I am not a DIY er, or crafter, but you are so right, you did a great job on those! Love the ots dress, gorgeous cut out lace .
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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  10. These shoes are too cute for words!
    Kisses,
    Sarah
    EverydayStarlet

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  11. Those sandals are so cute! Great job with them!

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  12. That is so neat how you made those shoes! I did nit kniw ut coulde be done.

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  13. Super cute DIY sandals! I had saw some like this from online boutiques! Definitely couldn't pay the $225+ for something that's just going to go out of style! Great job on them! Have a great week!

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  14. Cute idea, I love how they turned out Very neat DIY.
    Rachel xo
    http://garaytreasures.com

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  15. LOVE the DIY idea for pompom sandals! You look fabulous. I have a little announcement on my blog today, hope you can stop by and check it out! Thanks for the link up.

    xo Sheree
    http://poshclassymom.com
    IG: @poshclassymom

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  16. Omg you are so creative you did an awesome job am doing this 2mrw.
    My blog: RumelaTheShopaholic

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  17. Awesome DIY! Coming from Thursday with Moda link up.
    xo, Lee
    www.wineandcouture.com

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  18. I can't believe how great they look and even better than the real version. Love the DIY! Would love if you can link up to http://the-wardrobe-stylist.com/2016/06/13/tips-finding-wholesale-dresses/

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  19. Cute idea, love that dress. Lovely blog to visit..Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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