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Japanese Woman Spotted Wearing Heels That Look Exactly Like Pigeons

Cut smaller circles of gray and black felt to use as feathers, gluing them to your wing pieces.

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Attach the wings using a generous helping of PVA glue.

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Using softer felt, roll out 8 balls that will be the eyes and nostrils of your two feathered friends.

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Similarly to how the side wings were made, create shapes to cover the tips of the shoes.

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Use rigid wire to form the feet, covering each one in red felt and even add some painted accents.

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Attach the feet on either side of the heels and add on the eyes, nostrils, and beaks. Voila!

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h/t: [Design You Trust, Afisha Daily]

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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