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Bronzing baby shoes with paint- Cute gift idea for sentimental parents

The baby’s little feet are a fascinating sweet thing. If you want to remember the first shoes and steps of your toddler then we have some ideas for you. Bronzing baby shoes and palm print in a modelling clay! Objects of great sentimental value for every parent that could be also a cute gift idea.

Bronzing baby shoes to preserve sweet memories

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You’ll need a pair of baby shoes made ​​of fabric, leather or wool, fabric softener, colorless varnish, metal colors in gold and copper, bitumen and turpentine, paint brushes.

Bronzing baby shoes – Materials

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Apply 2 coats of fabric softener inside and outside of the shoes and let it dry for 24 hours.

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Apply the metal colors with the brush throughout the shoe, with soft pats. Wait drying 5 hours and repeat the procedure. Shadow the areas you prefer with a darker colour.

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Apply colorless varnish. Let dry for one hour.

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In a bowl, mix 1 part bitumen with 1 part turpentine. Apply on the shoes and immediately wipe with a soft cloth. Allow to dry completely for 24 hours.

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