Saturday, September 4, 2010

A Paper Slipper a la Marie Antoinette if for dancing at a royal fete at Versailles in the last days of summer!

The form of a Tattered Vintage #199 template is cut with fancy scissors,
glued on cardboard, and white crepe paper from the dollar store is
fashioned in a bow and garnished with a vintage rhinestone pin.

Have you seen the special Victoria issue "Rooms of Bliss"?
It's relaxing and inspirational at the same time,
and mostly Toshi Otsuki's photographs. 


Until next time, stay shabby!


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Mariette said...

Dearest Sandy,

Not only does Victoria show Rooms of Bliss but I myself have seen them in reality.
Just got to visit my True Love today after yesterday's 4-bypass surgery... He got moved from the CVICU to the next floor and freed from all his tubes. That was a Room of Bliss to all of us!

Greetings from Georgia,


PS The hyperlink is not working...

Trisha said...

You, your blog, and your amazing shabby streamside studio are such an inspiration to an aspiring, beginner blogger like me. Thank you for your wonderful posts!!


elinAnita (eddaskreativiteter ) said...

Very sweet:)Thanks for stopping by:)
To day I am going to sell stuff at Oslo`s biggest FleaMarked..I do that every sunday...very very fun:)But I also bying stuff:)
Hav e a nice day over there:)
eddaHugs to you

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Hey there Sandy! For a minute there, I thought that you had purchased one of my sister in law's beautiful handmade shoes...she is from Fête et Fleur and used to fashion the most GORGEOUS shoes...I don't know if she still does, but check her out! Lovely things here as always....and I am as SHABBY as you can get...I love the shabby look for cloths too!!! Enjoy what I assume is going to be a gorgeous fall up in your neck of the woods and stay cozy dearest! Anita

elsamarianne said...

What a beautiful slipper. Thank you for sharing.
The autumn is here, this night was freezing and yesterday we had our first open fire.
greetings from Sweden

CHERI said...

So cute...but my toes would kill me if I wore it!!! Have a lovely day.

Puppenstubennostalgie said...

Wow.... die Schuhe sehen aber sehr fein aus... sehr vornehm.

Liebe Grüße PuNo/Monika

Talking with Tami said...

The shoe is dainty and adorable!

Brenda ~ Shabby Cats and Roses said...

The shoe is just so adorable! And yes, I have seen that magazine....and bought it! I find myself perusing it quite a bit :)

Warmest hugs, Brenda

LuLu Kellogg said...

Hi Sandy~

I am having the most wonderful time reading through your lovely Blog. I found you through FiFi.

This shoe is so very lovely and girlie...thank you for sharing this wonderful eye candy with us!

Wishing you a lovely day,
LuLu Kellogg

robyn said...


Cinderella Moments said...

I'm throwing a birthday party this week and was totally at a loss for new decorations. But this is going to save me! I love them. Thanks so much for sharing!!


Anonymous said...

Hi Sandy,

I love the shoes! I clicked on the link for the template, but it wasn't there. :(

I played with paper this week too, and made a fairy dress! Come by to see it if you get a sec!

I'll look for the 'Rooms of Bliss"!

Have a wonderful day, dear friend!

NanaDiana said...

I love that shoe! Isn't that just adorable? I have had an impulse to play with paper...I need to give it a try. I think I have tried every OTHER craft in the world-except paper!

I love your sweet blog~ Diana

Anonymous said...

Your paper slipper is beautiful, Sandy!
And, yes, I have that issue of Victoria... LOVE it!
Thanks for sharing all this beauty!
~ Jo :)

cityfarmer said...

oh my ...

dainty and delectable

do they come in a seven?

Charlene said...

Such a pretty slipper!!!1
Thanks for stopping by for a visit & your well wishs for HUBBY! Hugs! Charlene

Patyclau said...

What a nice slipper¡
Thank you for sharing.


Stine said...


Wow, I see that you own that incredible cute studio. I L-O-V-E it <3

Stine, Vintage Chic

stefanie said...

just perfect!!!

Jeanine Burkhardt said...

Sandy... Ever Sooooooo Sweet!*!*! Jeanine, ChiPPy!-SHaBBy!

gail said...

Hi,, I have enjoyed visiting your blog today. Its just beautiful!

I love this sweet paper shoe. They would be cute ornaments on a victorian tree:)

Have a great week! Gail

Curtains In My Tree said...

Love the paper shoe it's adorable.

Much prettier than work boots.

I seen that edition of Victoria magazine, I must go back out and buy it now.

I seen those shoes in Marie Antionette magazine also.


Little Treasures said...

Adorable paper shoe!

Burlap Luxe said...

Hi Sandy,
Thank you for stopping by and your comment wow's me. My little mention in being featured in Romantic Homes Magazine is a great honor one that I will hold dear and near to my heart!

When I discovered your site I was really wowed and there were no words. In fact I sent your site to my cottage friends who don't even blog so they to could be as jealous and I was...
And of course they were.

I will be back to see your next exciting treasured posting.
PS. go to my etsy and see the wire cage that is all hand made so gypsy in style for bowerbirds, I think it may inspire you, knowing how creative you are.

Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

Hi Sandy,
Lovely shoe, so pretty! My husband just brought home that magazine last Friday and I need to crack it open and dream away.

Happy weekend to you. Tell Zuzu hi from Zeke!

Debbie said...

Hello Sandy~~~it's been a while since I've come for a visit. Scrolled through all of your posts from the past few entries. LOVE your images, and posts!!! Always such a pleasure to come here. Everything is just beautiful!

kerrie said...

Oh yes I have the Victoria Bliss..and I have the 1991 Victoria in your post below. Beautiful bleu's.


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