Dress up plain flip flops with paracord. Use the same method that you'd use for a bracelet, but use the strap of the flip flop for the center. The tutorial in the attached link shows how to make them by completely removing the strap.
Rustic Glitter Pine Cone Planter - sparkly pine cones, bleached baby's breath, and preserved cedar. The pine cones are bleached and coated with german glass glitter ~ pieces of burlap also added ~ love the texture it adds!