A Steampunk Style shoe...ColourArte Blog Hop 76

Mona Pendleton | Thursday, July 30, 2015 @ 3:51 PM | , , , ,


Hi there! Today is the ColourArte Altered Shoe Blog Hop!!! There are many fabulous prizes to be won, all you have to do is leave a comment! The more DT members blogs you visit and comment on, the more chances you have to win!!!
The DT was asked to alter a shoe or pair of shoes featuring any ColourArte products of our choice. 
I combined the following ColourArte products: Dimensional Paint Autumn Leaf, Silks Bolivian Blue and Silks Teal Zircon to create a steampunk themed shoe:
Here's a before and after shot:
To alter the shoe, I adhered embossed Ranger craft foil, applied Prima Black Gesso to the shoe as well as ALL the embellishments. Once everything was dry, I randomly applied the following ColourArte productsDimensional Paint Autumn LeafSilks Bolivian Blue and Silks Teal Zircon.
The gorgeous Butterfly of Gears chipboard piece is from Gina's Designs and made for the perfect focal piece on my shoe:
Note the sole is a tread mark pattern :)
I dug out some dewdrops from my stash and adhered each one to create a studded trim:
Thanks so much for stopping by! Please be sure to visit ALL the DT members blogs as well as the ColourArte Blog for lots of amazing inspiration and a chance to win!
Be Sweet ;)

ColourArte productsDimensional Paint Autumn LeafSilks Bolivian Blue and Silks Teal Zircon Other products used: Gina's Designs  Butterfly of Gears, Prima Black Gesso

***Contest remains open until August 5th!***
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76 Sweet Comments So Far:

Lisa said...

Oh my goodness, Mona, this is stunning!! Steampunk perfection!! The shoe looks amazing!! What a transformation!! I adore every single detail!! Wow!! Have a great evening :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Carol said...

This is stunning Mona, so elegant. Love all the texture and gorgeous colours. Carol x

Tenia Nelson said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

Samra Leshinski said...

WOW!!!! What an amazing project Mona!!!! Love your steampunk shoe!!! This is stunning! Great choice of colors too!
Hugs :)

Samra
Paper Talk with Samra

Sherrie K. said...

Your steampunk shoe is out of this world! Is there anything you can't do?! Wowzers girl..you are rockin! This is just incredible! Love the colors and the studs are fantastic! The butterfly and flower are gorgeous! Just amazing my friend!
Sherrie K

Margie Higuchi said...

Mona! That shoe is just AMAZINGLY COOL~!! Love it :)

Sue Lelli said...

GORGEOUS! LOVE the butterfly and flower, the riveting, and the aqua! Are you going to wear them now?

Barbara Bruder said...

WOW, what a great steampunk design. I love these and would wear these for sure.Love that metal riveting look. Cool

Ann Vear said...

Love it!

Marina Syskova said...

Looks very stilish and elegant!

Linda Ann Smith said...

Huge steampunk fan here! LOVE everything about these!

Cheryl W. said...

I am really quite speechless! That is one amazing shoe! You should enter it into a thousand contests. It's a winner!!!

Cindy Brown said...

wow wow wow I want this for me wow I'm in love

Jill Norwood said...

Stunning transformation Mona!!!!!! This is so wonderfully amazing!!!!!!!!!

Юлия Ле Луар said...

Ого, они смотряться как будто из металла спаяны.

Verushka said...

Amazing mixed media work!! My dream is to learn to do like this!!

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Amazing altering ! I loved the textures of embossed foil ,now the shoe looks stylish stempunke with Attitude !

Redanne said...

Just when I think you could not create anything better, you go and do it!! This is sensational Mona, your creativity knows no bounds... I love this steampunk show, the colours, the design - it is exquisite! Hugs, Anne xx

IrinaR (Irina Rakovets) said...

Wow! This elegant steampunk! Bravo!

IWA said...

Ohhh, wonderful transformation!

Andreja L. said...

WoW Mona, what a fantastic shoe you made! This is realy steampunk :-)) Well done transformation :-))
Hugs, Andreja

Helen Wallace said...

Such a magnificent transformation Mona. I love every inch of it. Thanks for the inspiration :)

Ros Crawford said...

What??!!?? Altering a shoe??!!?? This is beyond fabulous!! How fun is that! And you did an amazing job!! Oh my I can see you getting orders left right and centre!

Марина Коваленко said...

Wonderful art object!

butterfly said...

Out of this world wonderful, Mona - this is a triumphant makeover!
Alison xx

Patty O'Malley said...

This is so gorgeous, Mona, and unique!

Lynette Jacobs said...

I would never have thought that you could make a real shoe look that WOW. Amazing...you are so talented xx

Chris said...

omg i love the texture of these shoes

Елена Мартынова said...

I would wear these every day! Wonderful!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow Mona, i am completely blown away by this one! Not sure how you did it, but your shoe is both steampunk and feminine, what an incredible creation! Love it! happy weekend :)

Kathleen White said...

I had actually own a pair of shoes like this. Now I am sad I gave them away! Love this steampunk style.

Terri Sproul said...

love streampunk too...

Petra Swart said...

Absolutely amazing, Mona!!! WOW!!!! TFS.
Have a great day!!!!

Wendy said...

These are absolutely perfect. I couldn't love them more. Love the "metal work" and the patina touches. You win :)

Pammejo said...

Fabulous altered shoes Mona, love the steampunk you achieved on your pair.

Kim Slade-Fuller said...

Mona, so beautiful, just love your work!

Linda Simpson said...

WOW AWESOME! Love these and the fabulous texture!
Hugs
Linda xxx

Deb Spangler said...

Love it, if you just glance at these shoes you'd miss the metal and rivet design background. That took a lot of work, Amazing job. Thanks for sharing

leslierahye strickland said...

Mona these are AMAZING! Beautiful execution of steampunk! Great textures and colors! very beautiful shoes!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Love the colors. Very cool pair of shoes. TFS

D.Ann C said...

They turned out FABULOUS!

Jody said...

Superbe et très original

Undina said...

Amazing!! Very beautiful shoes!

Viktoriya Porechnaya said...

Wonderful steel shoes for Steel Lady!

Cre8tvlyyrsGina said...

These are soo pretty and love the butterfly touch!!

Susan said...

what an incredible transformation, LOVE the color, and the shoe is fabulous! The butterfly is the perfect focal point, the foil made all the difference on this shoe-truly steam punk!
Susan

Greta said...

Did you hear a thud?! My jaw hit the floor & I'm still in awe! This is one of the most incredible projects I've ever seen & that's saying a lot since all your work is outstanding, Mona! You really could leave your day job, my friend!

Marta Debicka said...

They look great now- like they were made of metal :)

Kathy Bradley said...

So very, very cool Mona - I love the foil treatment and then the wonderful colors and the butterfly is the perfect touch - beautiful.

Squiddy said...

Industrial Glam, makes me happy to look at.

Scott said...

Wow, that is so beautiful!!! I love when you use this technique! Cool!

Марианна Orange House said...

This is stunning! Wonderful shoes!

Cindy Porter said...

fabulous.... love that steampunk texture you created..... gorgeous...

JackieP Neal said...

Wow Mona! these shoes are SWEEET! Totally punked out! ")

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

OMG, Mona!!!! How in the world did you do this???? So incredible!!! I see something new each time I look at it! Just fantastic!!!!

Penny Lee said...

Stunning!

Penny Lee said...

Stunning!

Penny Lee said...

Stunning!

Barbara Rankin said...

Wow, love the embossed foil to make the shoes look like metal. Very cool, love steampunk!!!! TFS

Юлия Гаевская said...

So nice! Love them!

Ms. Petersen said...

I showed this to my daughter who goes to Steampunk conventions all the time and, because I craft, she thinks I could make some shoes like yours for her. I can't convince her that I am NOT that talented or clever. Regardless, we both love them.

MisS MiKO said...

wow wow wow.. very steampunk indeed.. love that metallic look

Jean said...

Simply amazing!

Lesia said...

great steampunk!!!!

trisha too said...

These really do appear to be made from metal--fabulous faux, Mona!

YuliaM said...

Wonderful creation!

Mary Reidel said...

OMG, Mona, what an amazing transformation! Absolutely stunning!

yyam said...

A super cool pair of shoes! LOVE how elegant it looks!

Nancy Williams said...

Looks like a back alley in London around 1928. A glamorous woman having a tryst with a dangerous man. Dark and smoky scene. Mysterious!

Lisa said...

Oh my goodness Mona, this is exceptional!!

beadz said...

so awesome! They look like a metal sculpture!

Isabelle N. said...

Absolutely stunning !!!

Evelyn Walter said...

WOW!!! Stunning project, Mona!!!

Suman Pandit said...

What a beautiful steampunk creation Mona....totally wearable too !!

michelle hodges said...

Gorgeous love the foil detail!!
Amazing!!

Valia Katzaki said...

I am in awe in front of the shoe! I would totally wear it!!! Brilliant Mona!


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