It is hard these days to open a magazine and not see a celebrity wearing a pair of sky high Christian Louboutin heels – those shiny, red-lacquered soles are just a beacon of light, a color which I recently learned is registered as Pantone 18-663 TPX. And these shoes are not just in the press, I love this photo of Kristin Davis and Sarah Jessica Parker shooting the second Sex and the City movie in New York City with their red Louboutin soles on the streets of my city:
I love this look of the red Louboutin sole but these French beauties are definitely not in my budget. You all know I really like shoes, it is in the name of my blog and I feature a different pair in my collection every Friday (like here, here, and here) and so it is only fitting that my first true DIY project from the Internet involved shoes – I have painted the soles of one of my favorite pairs of peep toes. However, I took the advice of many crafters before me to not try and make them look even remotely like Louboutin’s by choosing a color on the opposite side of the color wheel – a baby blue teal.