Poodle Shoes

yellow ballet flats

I want a dog, I’m not allowed a dog so I’ve made some dog shoe clips. Seems a logical step, huh?

They’re really easy to make to be honest. Just pick out your favourite cabochon (I did a couple of posts featuring loads here and here) and buy a pack of shoe clips. Then use a hot glue gun to glue them together. Allow to fully dry and for the glue to fully firm up (technical term) and away you go. Easy peasy poodle-squeezy. You can easily add a quick flourish of ribbon to hide the fastenings if you’re using a small embellishment and vintage buttons hide a multitude of glue gun sins.

making shoe clips
The shoe clips come with little holes so you can also fasten your embellishment on with a few tight stitches. A bow is really simple and easy as are flower corsages.

They make for a cheap not to mention quick and easy gift or something to add a kitch quirk to a boring outfit or past their best pair of shoes.


P.S. This is my second post of the day, you can find the first – where I muse about opening a vintage shop, here.

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  1. absolutely in love with this idea … i will most certainly be trying it out!!

  2. Fantastic idea!

  3. Those poodles are so cute :D

  4. I can’t believe that I’ve never thought of this earlier. Genius Idea!!! x


  5. this is a great ideeaa!:) so so cute!


  6. Super cute!! What a fun idea.

  7. That’s such a cute idea, might have to get myself some cabochons & shoe clips so I can brighten up some of my old shoes now :)



  8. These are so cute, such a good idea!
    Daniella x


  9. I love this idea so much – so easy and yet they look awesome! x

  10. This is cute! And I really like the swallows you’ve linked to in the posts with where to get them :)

  11. This is such a great idea1 You’re a genius! :D

  12. I love this! Thank you!!!

  13. please can you do a post on selling stuff on eBay? I’ve built a collection of a few items I want to sell, an written descriptions, but I’m not entirely sure what I should do next!

  14. ooh I am dreaming of endless ideas for shoe clips now! At least these won’t chew up your wedding cards and recipe book like mine did today! :)

  15. Where are your fab yellow shoes from please? x

  16. Where are your fab yellow shoes from please? x

  17. Oh you’re a genius! So cute xo

  18. Cute! Love this! I want to buy some cabochons just so I can use the word ‘cabochon’ haha! x

  19. Ahh how absolutely adorable – thank you so much for sharing!

  20. These dogy clips are too good. I also want to buy one. Please tell me where i can buy these shoe clips in UK ?

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