By General Crafts Contributor Michelle
You’ll flip (and flop!) over how fun this project is to make, and how cute it looks hanging in your home!
Here’s what you’ll need to make your own:
- 4-pairs of flip-flops
- Darice Wood Craftwood Letters Casual Day 1 3/4 in. 36 pc.
- White acrylic craft paint
- Artificial flowers
- 1 in. x 2 in. x 8 ft. Furring Strip Board
- Jute twine
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- Small flat paintbrush
- Wire cutters
To begin, choose 7 flip-flops, and arrange them as you like–I chose to overlap mine slightly. You could also choose to use all 8 flip-flops, and just leave one with no letter, and decorate it with a flower instead.
Lay your furring strip out above your arranged flip-flops, and decide how long the board needs to be to fit hidden behind your sign, but still have all of the flip-flops securely adhered. Mark and cut the board. Use your hot glue to attach your flip-flops to the sign.
Write the word “welcome” with your wooden letters. Use your white paint to paint the letters. Let dry.
Use the wire cutters to cut the flowers you’re going to use off at the base of the flower.
Attach the flowers to your sign with hot glue.
Use your hot glue to adhere buttons to the centers of your flowers, as desired, and to the bands of the flip-flops to embellish.
Use your hot glue to adhere the wooden letters to the bottom edge of each flip-flop, one letter to each sandal. (I made 2 signs, the second one said “summer,” rather than welcome, hence the different letters in the photo).
To make a hanger for your sign, cut a length of jute twine, and tie it onto the board at each end of your sign.
Hang up your sign, and welcome summer in flip-flop style!