Tissue Collage Sandals by Tiffany Windsor

Tissue Collaged Sandals by Tiffany Windsor

Here’s a fun technique to transform plain shoes into pretty shoes! Hand-painted tissue paper can be easily collaged onto shoes, boots and any cool footwear. Tiffany Windsor was inspired to transform these thrift store sandals in pretty shades of pink – perfect for a springtime walk. Featured on Cool2Craft TV.

Watch Tiffany’s super cool Tissue Collaged Sandals YouTube  video tutorial!


Aleene’s Collage Pauge
Paint brush – soft bristle
Sandals of your choice
Decorative papers – I used hand-painted tissue paper. Rice paper also works well.

Tissue Collage Sandals by Tiffany Windsor - 1 For my project, I used hand-painted tissue papers. Rice paper also works well for this technique. Select a paper that is soft yet durable.
Tissue Collage Sandals by Tiffany Windsor - 2 Brush Aleene’s Collage Pauge onto surface of shoe.
Tissue Collage Sandals by Tiffany Windsor - 3 Brush Aleene’s Collage Pauge on wrong side of painted tissue.
Tissue Collage Sandals by Tiffany Windsor - 4 Lay paper over sandal strap.
Tissue Collage Sandals by Tiffany Windsor - 5 Brush another coat of Aleene’s Collage Pauge on top of tissue paper.
Tissue Collage Sandals by Tiffany Windsor - 6 Cut off excess. Dip finger into Aleene’s Collage Pauge and rub it over the surface of the tissue until most wrinkles have been pushed out. I prefer to cut off excess along sides (rather than folding them to the back side because any wrinkles can potentially rub your foot.) Let dry completely.


About Tiffany Windsor

Born into an artistic, entrepreneurial family, it is no surprise that Tiffany has found success expressing her talents in many different arenas. As the daughter of Aleene Jackson, America’s beloved “Mother of Crafting” and inventor of Aleene’s Tacky Glue, Tiffany’s first love is expressing herself creatively. Tiffany is well known in the creative community as the producer and host of Aleene’s Creative Living Television show and editor of the companion newsstand magazine. She has made regular appearances on QVC and HSN and has authored numerous hard-cover and soft-cover books. She is an active member of the Craft and Hobby industry and co-director of the CHA SoCal Chapter. Tiffany is the founder of Cool2Craft, featuring an on-line creative community and popular YouTube channel. -

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