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Embellished Flip Flops

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Make these adorable Embellished Flip-flops with a brightly colored bandana!

I just saw that Old Navy will be having their flip-flops on sale for a dollar tomorrow! Yea!  I just hope I can get down there before the good colors and sizes get taken.  

With all those flip-flops only being a dollar, I figured this is the perfect time to share the embellished flip-flops I made for my daughter last week.

So cute!  And they look adorable with the yellow ruffle top I made for her.

Making these embellished flip-flops was really easy.  All I used was a yellow bandanna, a pre-made bow embellishment and a pair of plain flip-flops (of course.)

*update: I recently made another pair, this time in red, white, and blue with no embellishment.

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How to Make Embellished Flip Flops:

DIY Embellished Flip flops

Materials needed:

  • bandanna or other cotton quilting fabric
  • a pre-made bow embellishment (or make your own) (you may need glue, needle and thread depending on how the bow needs to be attached)
  • a pair of plain flip-flops


1.  Cut the bandanna on the bias, into 1-inch strips (to help minimize the fraying).  Then cut the 1-inch strips to about 4.5 inches long.

how to embellish flip flops with fabric

2.  Tie the strips onto the flip flop using the same method as this scrap-busting headband.  (I tied them very tightly and did not use any glue. -If  I notice the strips are coming loose too quickly, I may go back and add some.)

3.  Keep adding strips until you are satisfied with the fullness.

4.  Trim all the strips so they are even and hand sew on (or glue)the embellishment!

Embellished Flip flops

How easy was that?  (and so cute too!)

Now go make a few of your own embellished flip flops!

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  1. Kimberly Lewis says:

    I love the colors! Super cute. Pinned Hugs! Lou Lou Girls

  2. pennyzeller says:

    These are toooooo cute! And what a great craft to do with kids! I'm stopping by from the Sweet Silly Sara linkup party and am now following you on Twitter. Have a fantastic week. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Clairejustine oxox says:

    Great idea, they look super sweet ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for sharing over at Creative Mondays..

  4. Susan Blakey says:

    I love these! They're a super idea for matching to an outfit.

  5. Those are fun and adorable – my grls would love them!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  6. Christine says:

    I WANT A PAIR!!!! Please?? Come on… please!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

  7. Angie Ramirez says:

    well aren't these flops fun!? SO CUTE!

  8. Recipes We Love says:

    SOOO CUTE!!!!!

  9. So cute!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

  10. Six Sisters says:

    Your flip flops are darling! You have such great ideas and we are so glad you share them with all of us! These are so cute! We appreciate you linking up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday! It was great having you and we hope you'll be back next week!! -The Sisters

  11. Carrie {My Favorite Finds} says:

    I really want to try embellishing some flip flops for my daughter. Thanks for sharing at our Handmade Tuesdays party.

  12. WOW! Cute, cute, cute รœ

  13. Mama Jodi says:

    These are so cute. What a great idea. Thanks.

  14. Kathy Moody says:

    Those are so adorable!! I love the color combination too!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Just had to pin these.