DIY Shoes – 25 Fun Makeovers

DIY for shoes

I love a good shoe makeover! It’s amazing how many ways there are to transform a plain pair of sneakers or pumps. And luckily most are easy on the DIY-er too. Read on for more DIY shoes inspiration!

DIY Shoes

1. DIY polka dot shoes – Life’s a Journal

polka dot shoes

If you’re bored with your old pumps, you can give them a  boost by adding polka dots to the picture. Quick and chic!

2. DIY: Cap toe shoes – Lulus à la mode blog

cap toe heels

Cap toe shoes are very in right now, and you don’t have to buy a new pair to follow the trend. Just upgrade your old shoes with this DIY!

3. Insole Heaven – Grosgrain fabulous

prettier insoles

Thrifted shoes don’t often come with pretty insoles. But you can change them real quick and add a personal touch in the process!

4. DIY dressed up high heels – The Mother Huddle

add a bow

Add a lovely bow to a pair of heels and make them look unique! Use glue and bias tape, and a simple pair of heels.

5. DIY studded heel backs – In Honor of Design

studded heels

The best thing about this DIY is that you can remove the studs if you’re ever sick of them!

6. Kitty loafer – P.S. I Made This

black cat flats

Can’t resist feline accessories? Than turn a pair of black flats into a pair of black cat flats!

7. DIY Anthropologie scarf flats – Stars for Streetlights

scarf flats

Use a scarf that you have around and a pair of flats to get the amazing Anthro effect!

8. Elastic shoes – Instructables

elastic bands for shoes

Time for some comfort! How about spending less time tying your shoes and more time enjoying your walk?

9. DIY barefoot sandal + shoe enhances – Love Maegan

wrap sandle embellishment

If your bare feet need a little drama, this is for you. Same if you want to add an extra something to your pumps, without making it permanent.

10. DIY Miu Miu jeweled heels – Honestly WTF

jeweled heels

Isn’t Miu Miu the best shoe inspiration? Here’s how to make your heels as stunning as theirs.

11. DIY Baskets – Helluh Diary

DIY baskets

Now this one’s in French, but you can surely understand how they’re made just by looking at the pictures. A great and original way of customizing a pair of sneakers!

12. Painting Toms – Lil Blue Boo

Painted Toms

Lace is so in, wouldn’t it look great on a pair of Toms? Yes it would, and you can DIY that!

13. Dip dye ombre ballet flats – State of Unique

dip dye ombre ballet flats

Ombre is huge right now, from hair to… flats! Make your own using the dip dye technique.

14. DIY Burberry tribal high heels – A Pair and a Spare

wooden beads for tribal heels

Get a high fashion look with just some wooden beads and string. Take that, Burberry!

15. DIY glittery soles – Could I Have That

DIY glittery soles

If you like glitter, but aren’t ready to go full-shoe yet, how about making just the sole of your shoe shine?

16. DIY fringe shoes – Henry Happened

DIY fringe shoes

Add a bit of fringe in your life and you’ll feel like you’re floating on air.

17. Tie dye galaxy shoe – Swellmayde

tie dye galaxy shoes

Galaxy print is a difficult trend to wear when you’re not an edgy teen. However, wearing it on your shoes is an option for everyone!

18. DIY saddle shoes – Bleubird Vintage

DIY saddle shoes

White canvas sneakers and sharpies make a great pair. They even make saddle shoes!

19. DIY studded flats – With an i.e.

DIY studded flats

We need to put studs on everything, guys! Ballet flats will look edgier with them on the back.

20. How to: winged shoes – My Poppet

winged shoes

A pair of shoes so comfortable that you feel like flying… Add wings to yours and perhaps you might!

21. Dull feet chevron shoes – Time for Tea

chevron sneakers

Chevron looks amazing, especially in pastel colors like these! Use it to upgrade a white pair of canvas sneakers.

22. Ribbon bow shoe clips DIY – Carry On Carry On

ribbon bow clips for heels

The minute you add a bow to a pair of shoes, they will look brand new and way cuter.

23. Restyled moccasins – Rebekah Gough

moccasins with heart

Fall in love with your moccasins all over again by giving them a new face. Hearts included!

24. Dipped & polka dotted flats – Sugar and Cloth

polka dot flats

It doesn’t really get much cuter than a pair of polka dotted flats, especially when just the tip is dotted!

25. Cole Haan inspired brogues – Hey! Look what I Made!

add a neon sole

Have you been sighing over those neon sole brogues from the street fashion blogs? Now you can make your own at a well affordable price.

Stephanie

chases 3 small kids and edits Hello Natural


Comments

  1. says

    I reading this article, for DIY shoes.
    Firstly I need to look around , because nowaday a pair of shoes is quite very expensive with nonsense.
    Mass product never cheep at all,

    So, we found many low quality selling with high price , I have plan to make my own one.

    Thanks for sharing this.

    PS. You can Visit my site I collect list of DIY products but unlucky it in Thai not English :)

  2. says

    i adore the glitter sole
    i have a pair of burgundy suede pumps i got on the fly for something at Payless
    honestly the shoes are fabulous for the price, this would just make that much more fabulous
    brett

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