DIY: Gladiator Wrap Sandals

Today DIY is a little special. I’m actually revisiting one of my first Glitter ‘N Glue post ever. In 2010 I transformed a pair of flip flops into a pair of tribal inspired gladiator sandals using ribbon. Wrap sandals are again very popular this Summer so I decided to take an old project and elaborate just a little. These new and improved wrap sandals are the perfect accessory for my upcoming vacation.

Materials: Flip Flops, Lightweight Oblong Summer Scarf, Scissors

The scarf is key to the success of this project. It’s important that your scarf is oblong and light. Forever 21 has tons of inexpensive scarves that are perfect for this project. I love this one, this one and this one. A silk scarf or lace materials would also be pretty fab for this project. So many options!!!!!!!!! (<- Clearly I’m excited)

Using your scissors, cut the scarf in half so that you have two long pieces of fabric.

Fold the scarf in half.

Slide the scarf under the “V” of the flip flop.

Place the loose ends (the straps) through the loop and pull tight.

Slide the knot to the bottom of the “V” and separate the two fabric straps.

Wrap the fabric straps around the “V” of the flip flops.

I’m so excited to rock these on the beaches of Hawaii. There are so many options. Not only are there many different ways to wrap the ankle straps, but I plan on bringing a few different patterned scarves to change up my look!

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