Need a unique and fashionable summer craft to do with your kiddos? How about revamping some of your old flip flops? Luckily, you can turn your flip flops from drab to fab using just a few $1 supplies from Dollar Tree such as gems, ribbon, pom-poms and so much more.
Don’t have an extra pair of flip flops hanging around the house? No worries, Dollar Tree has you covered. You can set your toes free and bring on summer in style with their colorful selection of $1 flip flops for men, women, and kids. Whether you like bright patterns & styles or classic colors, they have you covered for less. Now that you’re stocked up on supplies, it’s time to get crafty! Check out these 3 different flip flop makeovers below.
Shop at Dollar Tree – Here’s What You’ll Need:
- Flip Flops
- DIY Fashion Gems with Glue
- 135-ct. Assorted-Size Pearl Beads
- 18-ft. Sheer or Satin Ribbon
- 4-pc. Stretch Lace
- 7-Stem Queen Rose Bushes or Faux Floral of Your Choice!
Check Out These 3 Flip Flop Ideas Below!
- Use glue included with the fashion gems to secure pom-poms to the flip-flops. Allow time to dry.
- Glue individual fashion gems to the middle of the pompoms and allow to dry.
- Cut 10-12 6″ strips of assorted sheer or satin ribbon.
- Tie ribbon around the strap of the flip flops, starting at the toe strap and working towards each side.
- Pinch ends of ribbons to create a “U” and make a slight angled cut from the fold to the outer ends to give the ribbons a “V” finished look.
- Using the glue that was included with the gems, add fashion gems to select pieces of ribbon and to side straps.
Beaded Flower Flops:
- Cut five 12″ pieces of stretch lace.
- Tie one end of stretch lace around the base of the flip flop strap holder, securing with a double knot.
- Thread pearl beads through stretch lace and tie the other end of the stretch lace to the top of the flip flop, where the toe strap connects to the top strap.
- Repeat for the other side/strap.
- Using the glue included with the fashion gems, secure a strip of gems to each strap.
- Remove roses from stems, keeping plastic flower base intact.
- Tie a double knot in each of the three remaining pieces of stretch lace, approximately ¼” from the end of the lace.
- Thread laces through the top holes of the rose flowers, in the center, and through the plastic base.
- Tie the other ends of the laces off to the top straps of the flip flops, securing with a double knot around the toe strap, as well.
- Cut off excess lace and use to tie laces of flowers together to create a bunch at the top of the flip flop.
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