DIY No-Slip Socks

Monday, February 13, 2012

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Something keeps eating the socks at our house.  The dryer, the toy bins, the giant man-eating spiders under the stairs?  Take your pick.  My kids needed new socks.  And may I just say that it is impossible to find boy socks on sale ~ especially compared to the oodles of marked down girls stuff!!? Ha. Anyway these were super fun and easy to create.  I'm pretty sure that Cheri at I Am Momma Hear Me Roar did something like this awhile back {she always comes up with the best stuff}.
You'll need some clean socks, puffy fabric paint and a bottle of glue.
TIP:  pull the sock over the bottle to create a flat surface to paint on. 
The Lightening McQueen fan was pretty pumped about these ones.  Now he wants me to crochet him a Lightening McQueen hat.  He keeps slipping red yarn into our shopping cart.  Dude, I just learned to crochet a week ago!  lol 
Super fun and easy right?!

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xo Heather

10 comments:

  1. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday - you were featured today!!
    - - Mandy, www.SugarBeeCrafts.com

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  2. Love this! We just posted our 2nd Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday Link Party and would love for you to share this! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2012/02/kitchen-fun-and-crafty-friday-link_16.html

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  3. What a great idea! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  4. These are fantastic!! I love your designs!

    I featured this on my blog today, feel free to stop by & check it out :)
    http://artsyfartsymama.blogspot.com/2012/02/pinteresting-features-n-shtuff-22.html

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  5. I have been just using a marker to dot my boys' socks, but I love this idea!! I hate,hate, hate folding boys socks and trying to figure out which belongs to each. This way they could match it themselves and think it was fun! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. GREAT idea!! I am going to have to try this! Great way to seperate multiple boys sox OR keep pairs! Thanx for the tip!

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  7. Are they really grippy though? I just feel like they'd be uncomfortable in shoes.....totally worth a shot tho for my baby starting to walk

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  8. Amy they are grippy at first but after repeated washing the paint starts to flatten out :) The boys wear them in shoes no problem ~ the paint is pretty soft and flexible.

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  9. I just did this and love my results, I linked back to this post on my blog here, I did mine slightly differently, check it out!
    http://theultimateadventuresoftheteenagecrafter.wordpress.com/2014/07/17/diy-no-slip-socks-tutorial/

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