Cooperative linen lace-up boots from Urban Outfitters
Ecote foldover lace-up boots from Urban Outfitters
I bought these two pair of boots from UO earlier this month when they had a sale around 4th of July. Together I paid under $30, whereas if they were at regular price the two would have left my wallet with $90 less, so I definitely scored a good deal. While the boots are wonderful as is, I found nothing wrong with making them extra special by studding them.
Studding, maybe one of the most simple DIYs can get a bit time consuming. I guess that’s why I stopped midway through one boot due to boredom and frustration, but I finally got it done. Choosing pyramid studs in gold and brass that would compliment my boots, I studded the foldover collar of one pair and the top rim of the other. I love the end results and glad that my hands don’t hurt. NOTE: I know some people like to use a butter knife to push the metal prongs into the fabric, but I found a sturdy pair of pliers can do the job even better.