DIY Barefoot Sandals

barefoot9In the heat of the summer who wants to wear shoes? Not me. But how do you accessorize your sweet swim suit cover up? Here’s a pretty way to dress up your feet while staying cool and barefoot…. Barefoot Sandals! And here’s how to Do It Yourself (DIY):

 

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  1. You will need: clear bracelet elastic, variety of beads, scissors.
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  3. Cut a length of clear bracelet elastic that wraps around the second toe and then wraps around the ankle.
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    • Option A: String about 20-30 small beads in the middle of the elastic, until it wraps around your second toe then tie a loop knot above beads. See pic below on left
    •  Option B:  For sensitive toes, skip the beads and leave just the elastic.  Place middle of elastic around second toe and tie a loop knot just above first toe knuckle.  See pic below on right.

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  5. barefoot3barefoot7Holding the two ends together, add beads to  your elastic either on both elastics or one on each elastic or a combo of both . Ie. on both then one on each then on both.
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  7. Tie a loop knot when beads reach the top of your foot.
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  9. barefoot4Pull two ends apart then bead one side till it reaches the back of your achilles. Tie knot to keep beads on.
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  11. Bead the other end till it reaches the back of your achilles.  Tie knot to keep beads on.
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  13. Tie a loop knot to keep both ends together.
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  15. Repeat steps 2-6 for the other foot.
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  17. Voila!  Glammed up feet

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