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45 DIY Footwear Activities

From DIY Delicate Lace Flats to Heart-Shaped Shoe Clips

— August 30, 2013 — Fashion
Constantly buying a new pair of shoes from the store can be quite the expensive hobby, but these DIY footwear activities are offering fashionistas some crafty alternatives to adding new shoes to their collection.

DIY activities are a fantastically cost-effective way to make items or products that are customized and personalized to your taste. Therefore, why not have some fun with your shoe collection and add some sparkly accents or handmade creations? A great way for fashionistas to add their own charm and style to their accessories, these DIY footwear activities will surely make any pair of kicks something people will remember.

From slippers creatively made from upcycled blue jeans to heels and flats accentuated with gold stars and lace, these DIY footwear activities will definitely add a unique flair to any collection of shoes.

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Footwear Time Tellers
Footwear Time Tellers
This Tiny Green Boot Clock Fashionably Displays the Time
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44
Scribble-Covered Boots
Scribble-Covered Boots
Neighborhood and Clark Desert Boots Create Nostalgia
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43
DIY Light-Up Kicks
DIY Light-Up Kicks
Converse Shoe Designs Will Look Even Cooler with Light Installations
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42
Bow Tie Ballet Flats
Bow Tie Ballet Flats
French Garden Shoes are Adnorned with Cute Customizable Clip Ons
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41
Beloved Kick Facelifts
Beloved Kick Facelifts
The JGoods Sneaker Restoration Kit Makes Something Old New Again
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40
DIY Star-Accented Heels
DIY Star-Accented Heels
This Crafty DIY Activity Turns an Ordinary Sandal into a Star-Studded Shoe
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39
DIY Cap-Toe Heels
DIY Cap-Toe Heels
Create Your Own Version of This Season's Hottest Shoe Development
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38
DIY Twinkling Toes
DIY Twinkling Toes
The LED Shoe Clips Will Light up Any Pair of Heels
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37
Self-Designed Heels
Self-Designed Heels
‘Shoes of Prey' Can Create the Pair of Your Dreams
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36
Upcycled Sparkle Brogues
Upcycled Sparkle Brogues
The 'DIY Glitter Oxfords' is a Lesson in Refurbishing
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35
DIY Newspaper Heels
DIY Newspaper Heels
These DIY Heels are Stylish and Easy to Create
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34
DIY Delicate Lace Flats
DIY Delicate Lace Flats
These DIY Lace Ballet Flats are Elegantly Feminine
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33
DIY Crystal-Encrusted Kicks
DIY Crystal-Encrusted Kicks
This Crafty Project Turns an Average Pair of Shoes into a Sleek Design
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32
DIY Shoe Challenges
DIY Shoe Challenges
Aldo Contest Gives Opportunity to Aspiring Shoe Designers
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31
Flamboyant DIY Spring Sneakers
Flamboyant DIY Spring Sneakers
A Beautiful Mess DIY Sneakers Add Spring to Your Step
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30
Heart-Shaped Shoe Clips
Heart-Shaped Shoe Clips
This DIY Project Lets You Accessorize Your Ordinary Footwear
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29
Custom Shoe Redesigns
Custom Shoe Redesigns
Sneakers Addicts Gives Tips on How to Personalize Your Nike Air Max 1's
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28
Cardboard Sneakers
Cardboard Sneakers
I HAVE POP Creates Shoes Made Out Boxes
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27
Festive DIY Accessory Accents
Festive DIY Accessory Accents
These Confetti-Dipped Flats and Purses are Ideal for any Celebration
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26
Self-Assembled Shoes
Self-Assembled Shoes
The Creo Shoe Concept Lets You Sew and Stitch Your Shoes Together
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25
DIY Nautical Floral Sneakers
DIY Nautical Floral Sneakers
Make a Fun Summery Statement with This One-Of-A-Kind DIY Sneaker
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24
Interchangeable Shoe Jewelry
Interchangeable Shoe Jewelry
Make Any Pair of Flats Fabulous with This Easy DIY Using Old Earrings
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23
Thrifty Geometric-Patterned Pumps
Thrifty Geometric-Patterned Pumps
Fashion Magazine Recreates the Prada Fall 2012 DIY Platform
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22
Handmade Sci-Fi Heels
Handmade Sci-Fi Heels
These DIY R2-D2 Pumps are Crafty Star Wars Shoes
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21
DIY Snow Plow Shoes
DIY Snow Plow Shoes
Why Shovel the Driveway When You Can Foot Plow the Snow Instead?
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20
Upcycled Blue Jean Slippers
Upcycled Blue Jean Slippers
This DIY Project is a Creative Way to Make Use Out of Old Clothing
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19
Sneaker Decals
Sneaker Decals
Funkkit Stickers4Sneakers Skins Let You Customize Your Kicks on the Fly
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18
Playful Prehistoric Pumps
Playful Prehistoric Pumps
These DIY Dinosaur Heels Will Have You Walking Like a T-Rex
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17
DIY Milky Way Kicks
DIY Milky Way Kicks
The Goth Reform Space Vans Tutorial Rocks Your Old Sneakers in a New Way
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16
Studded Sneaks
Studded Sneaks
Kettle Black Converse Shoes Capitalize on the Studded Dud Style
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15
DIY Metallic-Tipped Boots
DIY Metallic-Tipped Boots
These DIY Gold Tip Shoes Bring Flirty Vibes into One's Fall Wardrobe
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14
DIY Kitty Accented Shoes
DIY Kitty Accented Shoes
This Clever Project Lets You Add Some Feline Touches to Your Footwear
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13
DIY Feathered Heels
DIY Feathered Heels
This 'A Pair and A Spare' Shoe Tutorial Takes Flight
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12
Hand Painted Heels
Hand Painted Heels
Studio Jellyfish Adds Eye Popping Graphics to Girlie Shoes
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11
DIY Laced-Up Pumps
DIY Laced-Up Pumps
The Brit & Co. Slingbacks Project is a Great Way to Spruce up Old Shoes
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10
DIY Tin Can Pumps
DIY Tin Can Pumps
The 'Pringle of Scotland' Metal Heels are Urban Chic
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9
DIY Eco-Sandals
DIY Eco-Sandals
Crocheted Grocery Bags Make Sensible Plarn Shoes
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8
DIY Dungeon Boots
DIY Dungeon Boots
Blogger Recreates Charles Anastase's Spiked, Sky-High Platforms
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7
DIY Shoe Design Tutorials
DIY Shoe Design Tutorials
Bobsmade Colors Your World
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6
Couture Footwear DIYs
Couture Footwear DIYs
The Refinery 29 Painterly Pumps Tutorial is Affordably Chic
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5
DIY Caviar-Capped Kicks
DIY Caviar-Capped Kicks
These 'a pair and a spare' Heels Customize and Update a Classic Shoe Style
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4
DIY Superhero Kicks
DIY Superhero Kicks
The Easy Comic Book Heels are Crafty
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3
DIY Custom Flip-Flops
DIY Custom Flip-Flops
Switchflops
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2
DIY Customized Flip-Flops
DIY Customized Flip-Flops
The Brit & Co. Blog Shows How to Dress up Your Shoes
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1
Customizable Strappy Sandals
Customizable Strappy Sandals
Go From Boring to Fabulous Using These DIY Gladiator Wrap Sandals
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