Design Your Own TOMS Shoes

by This is Carrie on May 10, 2011

Armed with a few fabric markers, the girls had a great time making turning their plain black TOMS shoes into one-of-kind wearable art.

As letter-obsessed kindergartener, Pumpkin loved the idea of having the entire alphabet on each shoe.  And Princess, my “peace and love” girl, knew exactly how to make her shoes her own.

If you haven’t checked out the new & improved Tiny Toms shoes, be prepared to fall in love. The only thing that makes me feel a little better about buying a pair of $30 kids shoes is knowing that for every pair purchased (adult or kids), TOMS gives a new pair of shoes to a child in need.

**Disclaimer: These two pairs of TOMS shoes were provided free of charge to my girls after attending a TOMS shoes media event but This Mama has always loved TOMS and their efforts as a company to make the world a better place.  To date, they have given away over one million shoes to kids in need and has inspired countless other companies to find ways to incorporate giving into what they do.

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elise May 10, 2011 at 2:30 pm

i’ll have to check these out- too cute and a great concept :O)

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KP May 10, 2011 at 9:12 pm

I own 10 pair. My kids own five collectively! The baby ones are SICK!!! Halle gets stopped everywhere we go when she has them on! Needless to say, huge fan!!!

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KP May 10, 2011 at 9:12 pm

Oh and super cute decorating girls!!!!!

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Sofisan May 11, 2011 at 4:50 am

Super cute! and such a great idea for letting the girls do their own thing.

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Lynet Witty May 11, 2011 at 10:37 am

OH cool! I didn’t know they made Tiny TOMS! I want some now for my sons. Meanwhile, can I link my blog to show you the ones I painted? If you don’t like it, just remove my post. Thanks though!
http://thenewwittys.blogspot.com/2011/05/custom-painted-toms.html

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Christie May 11, 2011 at 3:42 pm

Cute!!!!!!!! I love these!

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Kory May 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm

LOVE this idea! I’ve looked at TOMS a million times and never seen a pair that really caught my eye… well I just went to look again and they have vegan ones in slate now… Hmm… :)

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rachel February 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm

I think you need to make more funky ones. I want navy blue tie-dye (:

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whitney September 15, 2012 at 9:46 am

Toms are awsome

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alexis September 15, 2012 at 9:51 am

Toms are awsome!!!:-) :-) :-)

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Apokriatikes Stoles 2012 November 22, 2012 at 8:24 am

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate your efforts and I am waiting for your
further write ups thank you once again.

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Queen May 16, 2013 at 8:07 am

thank for your help

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Erin Gray September 2, 2013 at 7:22 pm

hello I am looking for someone to design some Ohio State Toms I want them to be Black with OH- on one shoe and IO on the other also a few buckeyes on them. Also I would like some sayings on them like ” how firm thy friendship ” and maybe a few more in red and gray writing. Was wondering on a price. and I also have a picture if I could send it somewhere.
Thanks!

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