A Simple Sock DIY For Your Twinkle Toes

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After a recent late night trip to Michaels Arts & Crafts (yes, they stay open late), I was suddenly overcome with the strong desire to bedazzle everything in sight. While I didn’t walk away with an array of rhinestones, I may have picked up a few decorative brads to add a bit of flair to my summer socks. Yep, brads, as in those little two pronged silver things they gave you in grade school so you could construct your craft paper clock and learn how to tell time.

Now, brads come with an array of different faces, including — but not limited to — pastel flowers that look like cupcake sprinkles, teeny tiny sparkly stars, and vacation-ready pink flamingos.  I stuck them to my socks, and this video was born.

About Erin

Erin is our resident California girl with a love for everything vintage. She’s the creative force behind Calivintage.com and she’s joined the ModCloth blog team to share her passion for vintage-inspired style, cycling adventures, and silly hats!

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6 Comments

  1. Hannah (ModCloth) 04/06/2012 at 3:19 pm #

    This video is adorable beyond words. Props to you, Erin and Jon!

  2. nicola 04/06/2012 at 5:14 pm #

    i think the cutest little video ever! tickled my heart at the end of a long week!

  3. Eliza 04/06/2012 at 5:41 pm #

    So cute….I love the idea of using brads to make your socks cuter….if you could ever make Modcloth socks even cuter???? 😀

    Love it guys, keep up the great work!

  4. Jess 04/07/2012 at 12:24 am #

    Oh, my! This is darling and so foxily crafty, indeed. I’m loving the DIY videos- so quirky and fun. xxx

  5. anibunny 04/08/2012 at 6:33 pm #

    that’s adorable!! 😀

  6. korean style online 04/10/2012 at 3:30 am #

    Totally creative! I am considering it as a bonding project for me and my kids. I certainly love creating stuffs from simple things found in the house. I am thinking of adding fun designs like cats and strawberries!

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