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50 Shoe DIYs That Will Have Your Sneakers and Sandals Stylishly Made Over

Recreate and rebrand some of your older pairs of shoes in the most simplest and creative of ways. Who knew there were so many ways to give your feet an upcycled appeal? These 50 shoe DIYs will have you sneakers and sandals stylishly made over and ready for a night out on the town!

1. Golden Tipped Ballet Flats

Gold tip ballet falt diy

Check out Brit + Co for this fabulous ballet flat DIY idea. If you love a bit of sparkle, you’ll love these golden tips!

2. Red & White Saddle Shoes

Red saddle shoe diyA Beautiful Mess has these beauties featured on this site. Check out the tutorial after the jump!

3. Studded Sandals

Diy studded sandals

Add some studs to your sandals like they did over at Brit + Co. These looks brand new and store bought, don’t you think?

4. Fabric Gladiator Sandals

Fabric gladiator sandal diy

Miss Kris took some fabric and created some snazzy gladiator sandals out of it. Jump over and check out the tutorial.

5. Pom Pom Shoe Clip

Pom pom ballet flat diy

Create some adorable shoe clips with the help from Lovely Indeed! You can attach and detach these for whenever you need an extra pick-me-up.

6. Glitter Heels

Glitter heels diy

Brit + Co made some really rad glitter heels that are just too perfect not to swoon over. Grab the details after the jump!

7. Ombre Dip Dye Flats

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How gorgeous are these ombre flats? Follow closely along with the tutorial at Swellmayde to learn how to make these all on your own!

8. Belted Boots

Belted boots diy

Brit + Co has another genius shoe diy up their sleeves! Check out these belted boots and how easy it is to jazz up an older pair.

9. Sparkle Vans

Diy sparkle vans

Check out Honestly WTF for another Miu Miu-inspired pair of shoes. Grab a pair of sneaks that need a makeover and give it the ultimate glam look!

10. Collage Vans

Collage vans diy

Put your creativity and artistic ability to the test with this idea from A Beautiful Mess. We are loving this “collage” innovation and how personalized you can make it all!

11. Galaxy Sneakers


This DIY idea is “out of the world!” SwellMayde shows us how to make these rad galaxy sneakers in a mere afternoon!

12. Pineapple Canvas Slip-ons

Diy pineapple canvas shoes

Flamingo Toes used pineapples as inspiration and created these cuties. How adorable would these be to pack in your beach bag?

13. Watermelon Sneakers

Watermelon sneakers diy

Why not instead of pineapples, you go for watermelon inspiration? Check out these charming sneakers over at Tybounty?

14. Lace Converse

Diy converse sneakers

My Little Secret made a par of Converse sneakers even more girlish and cute. Add a bit of lace and follow the tutorial after the jump!

15. Fabric Covered Pumps

Stylish fabric covered shoes

Visit All Day Chic for a tutorial that teaches you how to cover an older pair of heels with some snazzy fabric. It’s a great upcycling idea!

16. Ice Cream Sprinkles Sneakers

Diy sprinkle shoes

Personally, I’m absolutely in love with these sprinkle sneakers from Dream Green DIY. They’re a favorite on the list and so easy to recreate!

17. Dorothy Heels

Diy dorothy heels

Check out Crafts After College for the directions on how to make this happen. If Dorothy has always been an inspiration to you, you better click the link now!

18. Lace Up Point Flats

Lace point flats diy

A Pair & A Spare  has a quick DIY that you’ll fall in love with. These pointed flats got the ballet treatment with just a few short directions!

19. Fluffy Heels

Fluffy heels diy

Take some inspiration from Spikes & Sequins and add some fluff to your heels. It’s a bit sexy and a whole lot of extra fun.

20. Sundae Flats

Sprinkle shoe diy

Over at Somerset Place, you’ll see some “sprinkles” as a form inspiration again. Turn your flats into sundae surprises in an afternoon.

21. Studded Converse

Diy studded converse

Head on over to Brit + Co again for this snazzy idea. Grab your favorite Converses and give them an easy breeze and edgy makeover!

22. Tribal Heels

Diy tribal heels

A Pair and A Spare has these super awesome tribal heels featured on their site. And we’re in love with the innovative and trendiness!

23. Pink Tassel Sandals

Diy tassel sandals

These strappy-heeled sandals just got a whole lot more adorable. The DIY is over at Honestly WTF and it’s so easy!

24. Monogram Converses

How to monogram your converse

Polka Dot Chair shows us all how to monogram your shoes! And we are loving this look on a pair of classic Chuck Taylors.

25. Tie Dye Shoes

Tie dye rainbow shoes

Check out these rainbow tie dye shoes over at A Pumpkin And A Princess. You’ll love the fun colors and easy makeover this gives older sneakers.

26. Saddle Shoes

Diy saddle shoes

Dream A Little Bigger made some saddle shoes with just a Sharpie marker! Hop on over and take a peek at how easy it really it.

27. Minions

Minion shoes diy

Hop on over to Moms and Crafters if you’re a big fan of the Minion movies! Show your fandom right on some of your sneaks.

28. Patterned Shoes

Stencil shoe diy

If you have some stencils, you can create something similar. Make has all the juicy details on how to utilize those crafting tools and get the job done.

29. Flamingo Shoes

Diy flamingo shoes

Who loves flamingos? Learn how to make this funky patterns with the help of made with Happy and use the idea as a springboard for even more fun patterns.

30. Ankle Strap Heels

Diy ankle strap heels

We love how simple and sweet these ankle strapped heels are. Love This Pic has all the details when it comes to this little accent.

31. Watermelon Toes

Diy watermelon shoes fabric paint fruit themed sneakers pumps 8

Okay, so we already have some watermelon shoes on the list. But Bespoke Bride used just the toes and we’re love the look!

32. Color Blocked Heels

Color block heels diy

Brit + Co has another genius idea when it comes to making a pair of old shoes brand new. Add a pop of color to your heels!

33. Polka Dot Sneakers

Polka dot sneakers diy

Visit Golden & Lovely to learn how to whip up some adorable polka dots. Take an old pair of trusty sneakers and make them new again!

34. Rainbow Flats

D001 glitter rainbow flats mom spark

Mom Spark took a rainbow and used it as her inspiration! Turn those boring old flats into something brand new and sparkling!

35. Bow Sandal

Diy bow sandal 2

Add a delicate appeal to your sandals with a bow accent like you see here at SwellMayde. It’s alot easier than you may think!

36. Fabric Strappy Heel

Fabric Strappy Sandal DIY

Miss Kris made these fierce fabric strappy sandals. We love the fabric choice and how feminine and trendy they are!

37. Capped Flats

Cap flat diy

Over at Dream A Little Bigger you’ll learn how to re-cap your flats with some color. We love the extra pop and easy innovation.

38. Dyed Suede Shoes

Dyed suede shoes diy

Dream A Little Bigger has another great DIY to check out if you’re in the mood for some more shoe makeovers. Learn how to make your suede look brand new!

39. Ankle Fridge Heels

Ankle fridge heels diy

Love Maegan shows us how to quickly create these super hot and trendy fridge heels! Take a pair of your favorites and add something new!

40. Dipped Sneakers

Dip dye shoes diy

Design For Mankind has a swoon-worthy DIY too. These dip dyed sneakers are just so charming and pretty, don’t you think?

41. B & W Sneakers

Diy black and white printed shoes

A Beautiful Mess took some black fabric markers and paints and made simple white sneakers so much more interesting. Check out this rad printed DIY!

42. Earring Clips

Diy shoe clips

Over at Honestly WTF, you’ll learn how to take some vintage clipped earrings and use them as a brand new show accessory! It’s easy and innovative.

43. Spiked Heels

Spiked heels diy

For another studded surprise, check out Brit + Co again! Give your heels a “spiked” makeover in an instant!

44. Glitter Converse

Diy glitter converse

Here are some more glitter sneakers that we’re in love with. Visit Love Maegen for all of the special details and directions.

45. Floral Vans

Diy floral vans

We’re absolutely in love with Always Rooney and her floral vans. This DIY is a bit more intricate than others but entirely worth the time.

46. Golden Stencil Sneakers

Vans w glitter stencil diy

Over at Trinkets in Bloom you’ll find out how to recreate this snazzy, golden print. It’s posh and precise and gorgeous, don’t you think?

47. Lace Patterned TOMS

Lace converse diy

Ashley Hackshaw took some TOMS and pushed up the fashion! Learn how to paint your very own pair after the jump!

48. Floral Insoles

Floral insole diy

Grosgrain Fab teaches us all how to make these snazzy floral insoles. They’re great for keeping some of your heels a bit more comfy.

49. Neon Piping

Neon piping sneakers diy

Lovelyish made these adorable neon piped sneakers. Update your everyday looks with a simple idea!

50. Jeweled Heels

Diy jeweled heels

Check out these gorgeous jeweled heels from Honestly, WTF. Using Miu Miu as inspiration learn how to create these stunners at home.

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