DIY STUDDED SANDALS

If there was an equivalent DIY project to Jamie’s 15 minute meals, these studded sandals would be it. Armed with the right ingredients, and a little bit of elbow geese (as well as a steady hand – a stab with a dart awl is soooo not fun!), I swear pretty anyone could make these happen. And who doesn’t love a project that satisfies in less than the time it takes to make a cup of tea? Perfect for wearing to the beach, to work (if you work in one of those hip places where the meeting room has a ping pong table) or to the Garden Centre!

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You need:

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How to:

1. Work out how many studs you want to put on your flats. I used 9 on each shoe, lining them up so the edges were flat to check. Once you’ve decided, use the dart awl to puncture the leather in the strap.

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2. Press the screw up from underneath.

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3. Screw the top down, making sure to do it very tightly (you can even use a screw driver for this) so that the studs don’t come loose.

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4. Continue all the way up.

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Voila!

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