Shoe Makeover Downton Abbey Style

Take some donation bound shoes and give them a makeover with just a little bit of paint and some ribbon bows. The ladies of Downton Abbey have just started wearing the spectator pump and now you can, too with this easy tutorial. Why not save a little cash and give yourself a new style to wear?

Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
$1 to $25
1-2 Hours
Grown Up Best Friend
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Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1

    Draw your design on the shoe using a classic spectator pump image as your inspiration.

  • Step 2

    Fill in your design with the multi-surface paint.

    Paint Colors:

    Americana Gloss Enamels in Sand and Black
    Americana Acrylics in Black and Orange

  • Step 3

    Add your dots with black paint.

  • Step 4

    Draw your stitches with a black permanent marker.

  • Step 5

    Glue on your ribbon bows with E-6000.


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