Paint hearts on the back of your wedding shoes #Fashion DIY#diy shoes#LGBTQ#shoes#steal-this-idea#sweden Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted May 9 2012) Ariel findyourafterglow Photo by Emmi-Sabina Forsberg of 2brides.se So you say you can't find the perfect shoes for your wedding? Do like Offbeat Bride reader Fichterleen did and paint some hearts on your old used shoes! They're actually a used pair of "rock'n'roll" heels by T.U.K that I picked up in a Goodwill store for cheap. I didn't like the prints on them and they didn't fit with our cherry blossom themed wedding, so I just painted on some flowers and leaves and, since I had paint left and was bored, I added hearts in the back too ;D Brilliant, right? We've featured lots of painted wedding shoes on Offbeat Bride, but the heart on the back of the heels is just beyond adorable. Almost as "beyond adorable" as Fichterleen and her new wife: Photo by Martina Ariel Author of three editions of the Offbeat Bride book and the brand-new From Shitshow To Afterglow, Ariel Meadow Stallings acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not reading or writing books, chances are good that she's dancing or happy-crying. To follow her latest work, join join The Afterglow, for exclusive access to essays, videos, online courses, and more. PREVIOUS How come the cold and grey UK gets all the hot weddings? NEXT Wedding vows for blended families: Kids say, "We do, too!" Show/Hide comments [ 5 ] i did this! too bad the wedding didn't end up happening. at the time i was engaged to an irishman, and we were both baristas at starbucks. i found a pair of leather mary janes at goodwill, roughed up the finish with fine grit sandpaper, and painted them iridescent violet with textile paint from AC Moore. the heels were wood wedges, so i used wood paint pens (also from AC Moore) to do a claddagh on one heel and a claddagh with a starbucks siren crown on the other. i'll see if i can find my how-to photos when i get home. (: Reply Oh wow! We put tiny blue hearts on the inside of my daughter's heels last Saturday! Reply Soooo adorable and awesome! Matches the awesome bride! 😀 Reply As usual we are mega impressed by your brides' creativity! Reply Like, the hearts are totes adorbs. BUT THAT POLKA DOT DRESS. Dreamboat! Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.