Crafts DIY

Decorate and Upcycle Your Shoes Sweetly

11/19/2009

This is a pair of old shoes I had lying around.. I felt they were a bit boring so I rarely wear them. hehe… I think a lot of people have a similar problem, there are always something we don’t want to wear / use, but we are reluctant to throw it away or be wasteful. It is a good idea to give them a new birth with alterations and decoration!

All we need to snazz up these shoes is some lace, two heart-shape cabochons, and some pearls.

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1.

First, wrap the heart-shape cabochons with some lace and sew it tight at the back.

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2.

Then, string up the pearls and sew them around the cabochons.

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3.

Sew some pearls on the ribbon (or shoe!) randomly.

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Finally, stick the cabochons on the ribbon.

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5.

DONE!

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12 Comments

  • Reply michelle 11/19/2009 at 1:55 am

    Adorable! I love it!

  • Reply 1aicha 11/19/2009 at 2:09 am

    That is one brilliant idea!!!
    I would add that on other shoes, you could use earring clips as a deco too.

  • Reply Tea 11/19/2009 at 10:51 am

    Very cute!

  • Reply athinalabella 11/19/2009 at 1:33 pm

    Sweet! 🙂

  • Reply Saraaaaaah 11/19/2009 at 9:43 pm

    love it! that’s brilliant! how did you sew the pearls to the heart?? i’m a little confused about it…hehe

  • Reply cynthia 11/20/2009 at 2:41 am

    😳 thank you!!I am so happy that you love it 😀

    hehe…Sarah, i draw that process in detail, see if you can understand by this pic?
    http://x1e.xanga.com/4f9f93f6c5c34258895468/w206121157.jpg

    The string of pearls is sew on the lace of the heart 🙂

  • Reply Clarity 11/20/2009 at 5:29 am

    love!

  • Reply Angie 11/20/2009 at 1:04 pm

    So cute! I’ll have to try this technique some time.

  • Reply Saraaaaaah 11/21/2009 at 10:24 am

    thanks! i totally get it now!!!! 😛

  • Reply amberrenee 11/21/2009 at 2:10 pm

    PERFECTION <3<3 love it and hoping you see all the ways you can take this rad inspiration! xoxo

  • Reply Arisingconscious 11/21/2009 at 8:29 pm

    I just so happened to become obsessed with lace, so I will def be adding some to my unused clothing. Love your site, thanks! (Zulaika Alvarez)

  • Reply Kindy 06/11/2015 at 10:42 pm

    Very cute, I always wear sports shoes, and seldom have such cute shoes. I hope to get one.
    But sports shoes are really comfortable.

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