November 16, 2011

DIY: Jeffrey Campbell Tick Wedges Inspired


The other day I found a pair of my old hooker boots in my closet. Well, I ain't a hooker, but they do look like hooker boots. Hey, heels can be higher, hair can be bigger and mess can be messier… As long as you’re wearing something you like then good for you.

Lately I've being slightly obsessed with the Jeffrey Campbell tick wedges that I made my boots look like them. Do you like them?! I do. And that's a redundant question as either way it has been made, and I’m going to show you how:

Here are the steps

1. You will need a pair of think wedge boots, a hammer, and tacs... and a LOT of patience! This DIY took me about 2.5 hours.
 Original shoes... I've had these for more than 5 years now.

2. Hammer a line of tacs up and down the back of the boots

3. Start from the 2nd row to the bottom (you will have to eye it), put a tac on the 2nd row to bottom, then a tac on the very bottom, then a tac on the 2nd row etc… Then work your way row by row upwards.

4. Now do shoe number two, all over again. I did it while watching "He's Just Not That Into You", which turned out to be not a good movie in case you want to know...


And here is the final product! Hope you like it!

{Pictures by LoveK; Unionbay pants; Abercrombie & Fitch shirt; DIY Jeffrey Campbell tick inspired boots}

56 comments:

  1. You are so fun, that is awesome! I would never have thought to do that! Cool! Love your DIY!

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  2. that is so freaking awesome - so creative _ I love when you come up with these great ideas.

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  3. Love Ur combo, so sweet!

    Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

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  4. Look at you! You can even make suspenders look adorable. Such a cute look on you :)

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  5. LOVE your DIY booties!!

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  6. whoah, thats damn cool, turned out great!

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  7. I've thought about doing this but don't think I will have the patience to pull through. Love how it turned out on your boots! Another great DIY!

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  8. Love the boots hun!! Great job!

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  9. SO COOL! GREAT JOB!!!!

    New post on my blog:I'm waiting for your comment!
    Have a great day!

    www.thecurlylady.blogspot.com

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  10. Adore your outfit, its menswear inspired but also glamourous with those amazing boots!

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  11. OMG girl!!!!!! you are awesome!

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  12. Giiiirl, your DIYs are THE best. And no sewing needed, super duper cool!

    LeeAnne, Style N Season
    http://stylenseason.blogspot.com

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  13. Think we need to talk about these.."hooker heels" and what the shoes actually look like :P

    I could do this. One of the DIYs I would have fun with, haha

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  14. You are so funky, wicked...cool!!!! I adore this look. I adore you!!! Very cool concept...

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  15. I love what you did with the boots! What a fun way to fix up something old and make it newer! And it adds a touch of class to them! Very nice!!

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  16. Love your fashion DIY's!! thats a lot of gold tacks haha! :)

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  17. Wowo!Great idea!!
    I love them!!So cool;)
    Have a nice day,dear
    Xoxo
    Mary

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  18. they definitely look super different. i like this DIY and am planning on doing something kinda similar soon.

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  19. Wow! These are a really interesting touch to any outfit! Great idea! :o)

    x

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  20. GREAT DIY tips. The boots look stunning. :) Love the newsboy cap.

    :)
    Jas

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  21. Hola,preciosas letras van desnudando lentamente la pura y genuina belleza de este blog, si te va la palabra elegida, la poesía,te invito al mio,será un placer,es,
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    gracias, buen día, besos traviesos...

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  22. Wow! These look absolutely fabulous, worth the 2.5 hours! xoxo
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  23. Holy crap, that's awesome!

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  24. Wow they look awesome - and so unique! :) xxx

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  25. Thanks for dropping by my blog : ) Your style is unique! The boots make a great accent.

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  26. omg! this is awesome. a total eye-catcher! very unique, too. i love it. ;)

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  27. wow! congrats. those are great!
    xo
    MosaMuse

    MosaMuse.blogspot.com

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  28. Didn't realise how good they looked till I saw the close up!

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  29. great DIY! Great way to put hooker boots to use lol

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  30. They look brilliant, especially close up!x

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  31. you're too cute! Great job dear on the boots, love them! xxoo

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  32. I have to say that you are very artsy! I'm quite impressed. It looks good. The tacs don't actually look like one when they're already on the boots. Well done! I'll try this for my boots as well. Thanks for sharing the idea. :-)

    Much love from Mystic Nymph.

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  33. Girl, these shoes are INSANE BALLS, and I am digging it.

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  34. That is so cool! You are just too crafty. I love the boots. And I didn't know it, but it turns out I like suspenders. Your outfit is reminding me of something, but I can't quite remember what it is....maybe a girl from one of those old, classic films, but with a modern spin.

    I have that same hammer--except mine is bent. I was trying to pry something with it and next thing I knew the handle was curved. But it's still useful.

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  35. This is brilliant and wow, 2.5 hours...

    Thanks for sharing, Julie!:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  36. HAHA! Sparkly fun girl! I didn't care for that movie either. LOL Have a great evening! :D
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  37. Really creative!! Love that tips and trick of recycling the shoes. Giving it a completely new life, indeed!

    Hugs,

    The Picnic Girl

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  38. Gorgeous! I love this look
    xx
    lilithfashion.blogspot.com

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  39. so cute! I love the look on you

    xx
    Rosa

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  40. You rock lady! What a simple and cool DIY!

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  41. you look cute and that is an amazing DIY... totally loved it :)

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  42. j'adore......c'est vraiment très jolie ce que tu as fait sur tes bottes

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  43. What a pity! I put away a similar boots. I should have seen your post two years ago.
    Hugs!

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  44. great idea with shoes!
    btw,thnx for ur lovely comment!

    would u like to follow each other?

    xoxo
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  45. This is so creative! I love the final product! They look a lot like the Jeffery Campbell boots but at a much lower cost and with a huge sense of satisfaction I guess!

    Fang Ting
    ftashion

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  46. wow this is such a great idea! superb!!!! xoxo, Haus of Gala

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  47. This is so so cool!!!! You are very creative, I just browsed every single one of you DIY's - my favorite one has to be the Lanvin pearl and ribbon necklace! I will def be coming back with supplies in tow next time :)

    xo
    April Lyn

    the suit for dreams.

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  48. VERY cute outfit!-Jessica

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  49. You are so awesome with you DIYs! Love!

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  50. Another awesome DIY!!! Those boots are STUD(ning)! LOVEEEE.

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