How to Upcycle and DIY New Shoes
Most of the tutorials are about using old or cheap shoes re-doing them, but there are also some links on how to make shoes from scratch.
Instead of buying a new pair of shoes why not upcycle some old ones and make them a stylish outfit?
There are a lot of easy ways to do it easily by adding removable embellishments, painting them, sew some fabric or ruffle and more..
The most difficult is sometimes to have ideas on how to do it. That’s the reason why I picked some cool links that can help you on making your own shoes.
In this article I try to show you ideas to go green by recycling those shoes that you don’t like anymore but that still are in a good condition. They are pretty creative ideas that will help you make your shoes fabulous!
Most of the tutorials are about using old or cheap shoes re-doing them, but there are also some links on how to make shoes from scratch. Not stylish ones, though.
Make old shoes look better than new
Add shine to old shoes with decoupage.
Louis Vuitton Brocade Booties
a pair of ghetto-esque booties styled with Gold paint, Fur and Ribbon
these sparkly heels will help boost your optimism.
paint the heels of the shoes gold and glue crystals to them
a pair of loafers or oxfords with studs and industrial size chain added along the back heel
DIY Lace Upholstered Shoes
Everything was sewn on these… in conjunction with glue and fabric sprays.
DIY Future Flintstone Shoes
refurbished shoes painted with Tulip soft fabric paint, metallic ribbon for the laces and Halcraft stone beads
DIY: Leopard Converse sneakers
faux fur placed onto the sneaker with doubleside tape
Do It Yourself: Bow Shoes
This fabulous footwear looks amazing with all of the season’s retro ensembles and offers an easy way to freshen up the foundation pieces in your wardrobe
How to Make a Pair of Boot-Covers from a Leather Jacket
You could also try fabric, canvas, corderuoy, or denim for an entirely different look!
DIY Flowered Ballet Flats
They are so very easy to make!
Red Figure Chucks
Converse All-Stars painted in the classical red-figure vase style with acrylic paints
Shoestrings further explored
taupe pumps updated with some cheap stretch bias binding and elastic net ribbon
How-To: Glam Up Your Shoes
Take a less-than-perfect pair and transform them into the ultimate gleaming metallic accessory.
Boring Grey Ballet Flats to Fabulous designer look-alikes!!
Upcycled sweater boots
What do you get when you mix a cheap pair of flats, an old sweater, and lots of hot glue?
Googly Eyed Shoes
How fun are these googly-eye encrusted sneakers?
The Empire Kicks Back: Star Wars Shoe Craft
tips and tricks for making your own.
Make your own shoes or maybe even go barefoot?
DIY shoe making…
Retro-Style Running Shoes from Old Tires
homemade running shoes made from old car tires and other upcycled materials