She suggests using it as a 'package' for a bundle of laces or ribbons. I think just a simple note would be sweet!
I used a sheet of printed cardstock with a flocked floral corner. I cut the shoe pieces to use this detail! A coordinating paper was used for the ruffle, although now that I look at it, how much better it would have been if I had used the Martha Stewart eyelet edger punch before pleating it!
I did add a couple of things, such as the heel. She used a spool and button, but I wanted a squared heel, more similar to a Louie mule. I added the thin strip of felt all the way around the shoe to hide the cut edges where the upper and lower soles meet and to outline the shoe.
One little trick when using Terri's template... I click on the image of the template, then highlight and copy. Then I open a Word document and paste it there. That allowed me to get the full template on one sheet of paper. I think the shoe I made is smaller than Terri's but it worked pretty well for me. I was able to cut the pieces out of one 8"x8" piece of decorative paper!
My papers were from DCWV La Creme stack. The butterfly is from a paper in the GCD Studios Melody Ross Artsy Urban #899 stack.
One more fun COMPLETELY non-craft-related bit of news that I want to share...
My aunt has been involved with education for her entire career, including past service as the Director of the National Middle School Association. She will be meeting with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Monday. Justice O'Connor has created a game for students that teaches the branches of