Thursday, March 18, 2010

Little Ballet Slippers - Inspired By A Giveaway!


Hello Again Dear Friends
Well today I became a little sidetracked...
But I'm sure this happens to us all...
Well at least I hope so! LOL
I have just finished these little Ballet Slippers...
And I hope you like them as much as I am pleased with the result!
And wonder of all wonders.. I only started them this morning!
(I am supposed to be finishing my Lets Get Shabby Challenge... ooops!)

And...
This Is Where I Got The Inspiration.....

Lovely Lisa
From
Has Reached The Tonne!!!
(In Aus that slang for 100 Posts....lol)
To Celebrate Lisa is a having the
Most Gorgeous Giveaway...
And Yep it is Ballet Inspired!

I have real fondness for Vintage Ballet Prints and Ephemera....
I just adore how Lisa has Altered these Ballet Shoes..
Aren't they absolutely beautiful!!!

So now you can see where the inspiration came from...
I hope you don't think they are too similar....??
The ones I have altered are only 3 inches long...
And covered in German Glass Glitter...
Oh how I love this stuff!

While you are at Lisa's Blog
Don"t Forget to also Check Out Artist Class...


This is what the slippers  looked like before I played with them.....

Now Just In case....
You are wondering where I got those gorgeous little slippers to alter??..
Right here....

There are loads of  Yummy Things to found for your Stash at LPS...

I was going to share some of my Vintage Ballet Images...
However I stashed them somewhere so good
That I cant remember where they are... blushing..
Please tell me I am not the only one that sometimes cant find their stash??

 I have been doing a little bit of behind the scenes work on my blog too...
The Side bar has been Updated with lots of my Favorite Blogs..

While I have been having Fun Hopping from Blog to Blog..
And taking up lots of time... &
Being a bit of a Francophile myself....
I also found Aimee's Totally Beautiful and Inspiring Blog...
 Aimee has a This Amazingly Generous Giveaway
Coming Up on April 5th

These "to die for" items are just some of the Giveaway!
So make sure you bookmark or become a follower by then 
So as not to miss out on a chance of these lovely gifts!
And Aimee's Blog is Totally Wow too!

One Last Thing for Today ....
I have joined another Swap....:)

I am having so much fun Planning Maria's Gift...:)
For A Swap For All Seasons .....
(But am getting more and more nervous about the actual Tussie! )
 That I have also decided to join....

The Secret Garden Swap
You still have time to participate....
I would love for you to play along....
And maybe be my Swap Partner....:)

Hope you have enjoyed this little post....
Please leave a comment as I love to know you have been to visit!
Hugs
Lou xxx



10 comments:

Little Pink Studio said...

Lou your ballet slippers turned out darling!
And I too, misplace my things..I've been looking for my vintage white paper lace for 2 days now!
:)
Cerri xo

Marg said...

Oh my my my miss lou these slippers are just so gorgeous.....LOVE them you clever girl.......I havent forgotten you and will catch up soon...luv marg xxxx

Debby said...

Your slippers are so pretty!!! Love them.
debby

Marlene said...

Ohmygosh - they are just the CUTEST little things ever!!!

Kim Wilson said...

Love this post Lou! Those shoes are adorable and yes only 4 more!!! Cant wait to see who wins the prize :) Simon says stamp ships internationally so you can still win the gift certificate :) Cant wait to see your project! It doesnt have to be a card, it can be anything in the colors of the challenge!

Lori said...

Lou, how funny...i nearly bought those slippers from Cerri several times...i just love what you did with them...they are so adorable...you did a beautiful job on them!!!

Tanya Tahir said...

those ballet shoes are soooo adorable!!! Can't believe what they looked like before and what you did with them - amazing!!! And no they look different to the ones you were inspired by, don't worry :)

Maria said...

Hi Ya Lou,
Those shoes look amazing are you going to hang them somewhere?
Just brought your paper for your tussie mussie today I have been going backwards and forwards on choosing just the right paper lol....
I wanna get it just right but I guess you know the feeling.....
Hope you had a great weekend do you work over the weekends?

Carmen said...

Oh my! These slippers are just too cute! What a great idea!

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