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
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
A Beautiful Mess has these beauties featured on this site. Check out the tutorial after the jump!
3. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Flamingo Toes used pineapples as inspiration and created these cuties. How adorable would these be to pack in your beach bag?
13. Watermelon Sneakers
Why not instead of pineapples, you go for watermelon inspiration? Check out these charming sneakers over at Tybounty?
14. Lace Converse
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Miss Kris made these fierce fabric strappy sandals. We love the fabric choice and how feminine and trendy they are!
37. Capped Flats
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
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
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
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
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
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
For another studded surprise, check out Brit + Co again! Give your heels a “spiked” makeover in an instant!
44. 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
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
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
Ashley Hackshaw took some TOMS and pushed up the fashion! Learn how to paint your very own pair after the jump!
48. Floral Insoles
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
Lovelyish made these adorable neon piped sneakers. Update your everyday looks with a simple idea!
50. Jeweled Heels
Check out these gorgeous jeweled heels from Honestly, WTF. Using Miu Miu as inspiration learn how to create these stunners at home.