DIY: Bullion Crest Tuxedo Flats

The change in weather means my toes are going into hibernation. That’s right no more pedicures for the next 6 months! It’s time to put away those embellished sandals and pull out those fancy flats. I’m a lover of crested flats. Something about them makes me feel regal. It’s like I’m a member of the royal family just because I’m walking around wearing a pair of flats with my “family crest” on them. Anywho, I’mΒ  currently obsessing over a pair of YSL embroidered flats, but since I don’t have YSL kinda money I had to give my $20 pair of Target flats a serious make over. Now I obsess over my DIYed Target tuxedo flats! I hope you enjoy the how-to video for this super easy, super chic project. Subscribe to my Youtube channel if you’re a fan!!

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Materials: Flats (available at Target), Metallic Bullion Crest, Fabric Glue, Clamps

This project is soooooo easy. Crest + Glue = new fancy flats!! Allow the glue about 30 mins to dry before you wear them.

Bring on the change in weather. I’m ready!

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25 responses

  1. alibahbah

    They are so cute!!!

    September 25, 2012 at 3:11 am

    • everytime I come on to your site there is something new and amazing. Thank you x

      September 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

  2. I absolutely LOVE this DIY! This is my project for the weekend because YSL is currently out of my budget too :)

    September 25, 2012 at 7:03 am

  3. I had the same idea in mind and I found my flats for $5. I can’t decide to do the the patch, spikes, or tassels on them. The patch seems to be the easiest so maybe I will start there. Thanks for the tutorial!

    September 25, 2012 at 7:46 am

    • Well with $5 flats I suggest you patch, spike AND tassel them! Great buy! Have fun xo

      September 25, 2012 at 7:50 am

  4. Great job :)

    September 25, 2012 at 8:42 am

  5. Reblogged this on Tunes & Tunics and commented:
    so cute!

    September 25, 2012 at 9:54 am

  6. That’s amazingly cute !!

    September 25, 2012 at 12:56 pm

  7. I love it! Unexpensive, easy, quick… thanks for the tutorial. Lots of love form a spanish girl living in France (yes, you are an international blogger!!)

    September 26, 2012 at 9:08 am

    • YEA!!!! I’m so glad you love it!!! xoxo

      September 26, 2012 at 9:10 am

  8. I most definitely do not have YSL money, but your Target version is just as awesome!
    β™‘ Lexi @ Glitter, Inc.

    September 26, 2012 at 9:39 am

  9. cutee:) really creative and you gave me an idea..thank you^^ ..

    September 28, 2012 at 3:41 am

  10. wow love it :)

    http://vanillajungle.wordpress.com/

    October 2, 2012 at 4:04 am

  11. Oh wow that’s amazing!

    October 2, 2012 at 4:44 pm

  12. man..o..man I want those YSL flats

    October 4, 2012 at 1:50 pm

  13. What a great DIY idea! Can’t wait to try this one :)

    holehpocket.blogspot.com

    October 7, 2012 at 1:23 pm

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  15. Stephanie Grant

    This is such a great idea. I’m going to try my first DIY project ever. What size crests did you use?

    November 7, 2012 at 11:42 am

    • I believe they’re 2 inches. I brought the flats into the store with me to make sure they fit!

      November 13, 2012 at 7:27 am

  16. such an amazing idea! really wanted to get the kitty slippers by charlotte olympia but can not afford $600!
    such a good idea, wonder if you can make them to look like these ones

    http://www.amazine.com/story/935994

    November 8, 2012 at 2:25 am

  17. where did you find that gorgeous crest? I’ve been waiting to do this diy as soon as I got my black loafers and I can’t find a nice crest anywhere.
    they look really great!!

    allyssa<3
    project-twentytwo.blogspot.ca

    December 24, 2012 at 9:23 pm

  18. rachelfashionablyliving

    These are awesome! I love loafers and your did such a good job!

    Xo,
    Rachel Ashley

    http://fashionablyliving.com

    January 17, 2013 at 9:30 am

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