Money might be getting a little tight as the Christmas holiday approaches but don't fret, these DIY footwear designs will give you new shoes without you risking bankruptcy.

For those who eat, sleep and breathe shoes, the hardest thing to do is to walk past a pair of sparking Jimmy Choos and realize you just do not have the funds. If you find youself in this predicament then you need to turn to more inventive ideas. Start looking at the existing shoes you already own and thinking of ways to change them. Not only will you be saving a large sum of money, but you'll be making something completely personalized. Only you and a handful of other people will be caught wearing them.

So embrace the holiday season by looking at this collection of DIY footwear ideas to get inspired.