Purple and Black Kitten Heels by Brave Strides
Brave Strides Creations

Why I Love Old Shoes

There are so many reasons I prefer to work with ‘old’ shoes when I am working on a makeover.  Pre-loved, second-hand, used, donated, worn, handed-down, nearly new; there are lots of ways to describe them just as there are lots of ways to describe what I do: upcycle, makeover, refashion, restyle, overhaul, recycle. When I […]

The shoe painter
Brave Strides People

Meet the Painter

Welcome to my world of endless possibilities of SHOES.  My business has grown out of mostly stubbornness at refusing to accept the ‘off the rack’ options when I was after something a bit (or a lot) different.  I am fond of normal shoes too.  I have filled my wardrobe over the years with lovely ‘Average […]