Clever Chicks Blog Hop #56 with Ruby Slippers Tutorial

Decorating the chicken coop for Halloween was on the agenda this weekend and I rocked it Wizard of Oz style! This project was fun, easy, inexpensive and the result- adorable! It killed me to deface a beautiful pair of Franco Sarto leather heels, but they were the only ones in the thrift store that fit the bill. 
MATERIALS
low-heeled shoes
ruby red spray paint
clear acrylic gloss spray
ruby red glitter
newspaper
painter’s tape 
steel wool (optional)
2, 1/3″ wooden dowels
drill
hammer
black & white striped tights
bubble wrap

TECHNIQUE
1. Scuff up leather with steel wool. Stuff shoes with newspaper, tape off inside of shoe with painters’ tape. 

2.  Spray shoe with red paint and immediately sprinkle with glitter. Allow to dry.
3. Seal with acrylic spray. Dry completely.

4. Drill 1/2″ holes in the back of the shoes & insert dowel in shoe. 
5. Tap dowels into ground.
6. Fill bottom portion of tights with bubble wrap, tie off tights at waist & insert tights into shoes. Tuck waist end underneath house.

Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch's legs underneath house
Welcome to the Clever Chicks Blog Hop!
 Holy cow, you guys- 323 links last week?! It has been a FEAST for the eyes, thank you for sharing your talents and passions with us! It was extremely difficult to narrow down this week’s featured blogs, but I muddled through. 🙂
About Featured Blogs
Some of my favorite posts and/or most viewed posts will be FEATURED on Clever Chicks next week! I will also pin them to my “Clever Chicks” Pinterest board. 
*Please be sure to link back to this post in order to be considered as a featured blog.* Featured bloggers are invited to brag about how clever they are by posting the Clever Chicks “Featured” button on their blogs!
How to Link-up
Share your clever ideas, DIY projects, recipes, tutorials, decorating tips, 
stories about your families, chickens, farm animals or other pets! 
** No linky parties, giveaways, items for sale 
or repeat posts shared in prior weeks please. **
Please use the direct link to your blog post, not to your blog’s home page; 
we want to be able to find your clever post!

If you have trouble linking up, please email me the URL to your post and I will add it for you: Kathy@The-Chicken-Chick.com


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TheChickenChick
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Yippie! Grabbed it. Thanks for the feature!

Bonnie @ The Pin Junkie
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Bonnie @ The Pin Junkie

This is a great Halloween project! Thanks for sharing it at The Pin Junkie Link Party. This project was featured in a HUGE Halloween roundup. Hope you can stop by to grab a button and let everyone know that you were featured on The Pin Junkie. http://www.thepinjunkie.com/2013/10/halloween-roundup31-halloween-projects.html

Mbolism HarleyQuinn Cole
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Mbolism HarleyQuinn Cole

This has been on my "wishlist" for over a year! I Quint use heat lamps in my coops…too scary!

Sharon Glanville
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Such a crack up! Those ruby slippers are the best!

We've featured your post on the BeBetsy Brag About It No. 26 – thanks so much for visiting BeBetsy and hope to see you at our party tomorrow!

Sharon and Denise ♥
Happy Halloween!!

Toodles' Mom
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Oh, a Brinsea Ecoglow! Just what I need to order chicks!
Sally Flood
sally.flood@ameritech.net

Robin Hipolito
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Wow, what great and clever ideas!

Vicki Lubarsky
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Oh yes! I need it!

Vickie Redmond
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Oh I like this breeder and would love to win it.

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