It is true that women have a looot of shoes and that a recycling domain in this niche would come in very handy at a global scale. But what do you think of this transformation? Asked about the reaction people get when seeing this unusual make-over, Rachel Mahlke of Giddy Spinster– the mind behind the design replied:  “People are strangely attracted to them. I think the idea of upcycling unusual items is very much part of the current cultural zeitgeist. Plus, they’re really lovely. I mean, the shoes are already made to attract attention — eye candy if you will. And the succulents and cactus are nature’s oddities, real strange beauties.” Rachel thought about this when she noticed one of her dancer friends was throwing away a large amount of high-heeled shows. You can read the rest of the story in an interview here.