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70 DIY Shoe Crafts

From DIY Buzzworthy Shoe Accents to Homemade Sci-Fi Heels

— June 2, 2015 — Fashion
These DIY shoe crafts offer a wide range of creativity from embellished heel accents to couture footwear decals. These projects are sure to appeal to footwear enthusiasts as well as DIY devotees.

DIY celestial sneakers add a cosmetic flare to oxfords, Keds and flats, while DIY tassel sandals are the relevant shoe of the season. These DIY shoe crafts also include an array of customizable sci-fi kicks that will grab the attention of any Star Wars and/or Dr. Who fan. Bedazzled shoe DIYs are also a fun footwear accent. Interchangeable shoe jewelry adds a glamorous touch to any pair of flats, while star-studded heels make an eye-catching pair of stilettos.

These DIY shoe crafts are creative projects worth trying on any pair of shoes.
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Wizardly Sport Sandals
Wizardly Sport Sandals
These Homemade Harry Potter Shoes Were Inspired by the Golden Snitch
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DIY Spring Sandals
DIY Spring Sandals
The Cupcakes and Cashmere Berry Slides Are Handmade
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DIY Vampire-Inspired Wedges
DIY Vampire-Inspired Wedges
These True Blood Shoes are Perfect for Vampire Lovers
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Customized Sci-Fi Sneakers
Customized Sci-Fi Sneakers
These DIY Shoes are Inspired by Dr. Who and Can Be Purchased on Etsy
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Colorful Crochet Laces
Colorful Crochet Laces
These Handmade Knitted Shoe Lace Designs Add Color to Any Pair of Sneakers
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DIY Leather Footwear
DIY Leather Footwear
Designer Sara Gulyas Has Created a DIY Shoe Assembly Kit
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DIY Tassel Sandals
DIY Tassel Sandals
These DIY Tassle Greek Sandals Offer Customized Summer Style
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DIY Ethical Urban Sneakers
DIY Ethical Urban Sneakers
The Po-Zu Customizable Socially Aware Shoe Lets You Adapt the Design
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DIY Americana Footwear
DIY Americana Footwear
Kick Off July 4th Celebrations with These Painted American Flag Sneakers
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DIY Armadillo Slippers
DIY Armadillo Slippers
The DIY Unu Slippers by Robert Hankey are Completely Orginal
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Furry DIY Shoe Accents
Furry DIY Shoe Accents
Add Some Faux Fur to Your Kicks with This Super Simple Tutorial
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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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DIY Stud-Adorned Shoes
DIY Stud-Adorned Shoes
A Pair of DIY Studded Sandals Will Instantly Transform Your Summer Footwear
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DIY LED High-Tops
DIY LED High-Tops
Light Up Sneakers Will Jolt Up Your Ensemble with Electricity
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DIY Cap-Toe Heels
DIY Cap-Toe Heels
Create Your Own Version of This Season's Hottest Shoe Development
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Edgy Floral Ribbon Shoes
Edgy Floral Ribbon Shoes
These DIY Black Ribbon Accents Add Fierce Feminine Touches to Any Shoe
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Marbled Sneaker DIYs
Marbled Sneaker DIYs
Fall For DIY's Easy Project Makes Your Slip-Ons Look Like a Million Bucks
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Winking Shoe DIYs
Winking Shoe DIYs
These Printed Loafers are Inspired by Chiara Ferragni's Fun Design
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DIY Canvas Kicks
DIY Canvas Kicks
Show Off Your Designer Skills on the Stance Collection
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Upcycled Sparkle Brogues
Upcycled Sparkle Brogues
The 'DIY Glitter Oxfords' is a Lesson in Refurbishing
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Exotic DIY Shoe Accents
Exotic DIY Shoe Accents
Add Animal Print to Any Pair of Sneakers with This Simple DIY Guide
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Bedazzled Flat Tutorials
Bedazzled Flat Tutorials
These DIY Studded Flats are the Perfect Project for Summer
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DIY Fantasy Footwear
DIY Fantasy Footwear
These Hand Painted Harry Potter Heels are a Fan's Dream
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DIY Newspaper Heels
DIY Newspaper Heels
These DIY Heels are Stylish and Easy to Create
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DIY Dog Booties
DIY Dog Booties
These Crafty Canine Kicks Will Keep Paws Warm
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DIY Celestial Sneakers
DIY Celestial Sneakers
These Tie-Dye Sneakers are Stylishly Intergalactic
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Jeweled Peacock Accessories
Jeweled Peacock Accessories
The Peacock Clip-Ins are Exotically Gorgeous
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DIY Boot Re-Designs
DIY Boot Re-Designs
The 2 Bandits Accessories Make Your Footwear Prettier
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Beaded Sneakers
Beaded Sneakers
Lucas Ossendrijver Channels the Crafting Vibe for Lanvin S/S '09
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DIY Delicate Lace Flats
DIY Delicate Lace Flats
These DIY Lace Ballet Flats are Elegantly Feminine
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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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DIY Sneaker Device Chargers
DIY Sneaker Device Chargers
Instructables User ASCAS' Device Charger Resides in a Shoe
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Flamboyant DIY Spring Sneakers
Flamboyant DIY Spring Sneakers
A Beautiful Mess DIY Sneakers Add Spring to Your Step
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Heart-Shaped Shoe Clips
Heart-Shaped Shoe Clips
This DIY Project Lets You Accessorize Your Ordinary Footwear
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DIY Baby Shoes
DIY Baby Shoes
Preschoolians Personalized Footwear
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Embellished Heel Accents
Embellished Heel Accents
This Tutorial Showcases How to Instantly Add Some Glamor to Your Shoes
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Transforming Eco-Shoes
Transforming Eco-Shoes
Be Your Own Designer with the Melissa Shoes & Gaetano Pesce DIY Bootie
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DIY Sprinter Shoes
DIY Sprinter Shoes
Nicolas Couch's 'Transition' Lets You Build Your Own Athletic Shoe
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Self-Assembled Shoes
Self-Assembled Shoes
The Creo Shoe Concept Lets You Sew and Stitch Your Shoes Together
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Interchangeable Shoe Jewelry
Interchangeable Shoe Jewelry
Make Any Pair of Flats Fabulous with This Easy DIY Using Old Earrings
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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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DIY Mongolian Boots
DIY Mongolian Boots
Lao Hats' How-To Instructions for the Ulaanbaatar Military Boot
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DIY Sneaker Designs
DIY Sneaker Designs
Sneakart Personalized Skins
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Handmade Sci-Fi Heels
Handmade Sci-Fi Heels
These DIY R2-D2 Pumps are Crafty Star Wars Shoes
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DIY Snow Plow Shoes
DIY Snow Plow Shoes
Why Shovel the Driveway When You Can Foot Plow the Snow Instead?
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DIY Shoe Embellishments
DIY Shoe Embellishments
These DIY Chain Boots are the Perfect Inspiration to Update Your Wardrobe
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DIY Buzzworthy Shoe Accents
DIY Buzzworthy Shoe Accents
This Simple Activity Turns a Pair of Flats into a Summery Design
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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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Playful Prehistoric Pumps
Playful Prehistoric Pumps
These DIY Dinosaur Heels Will Have You Walking Like a T-Rex
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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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DIY Hand Painted Sneakers
DIY Hand Painted Sneakers
Rachelle Williams Makes Super Mario Bros High-Tops
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Tripod Stilettos
Tripod Stilettos
Acne Studios Footwear Features Triple-Spiked Heels
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Studded Sneaks
Studded Sneaks
Kettle Black Converse Shoes Capitalize on the Studded Dud Style
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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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DIY Kitty Accented Shoes
DIY Kitty Accented Shoes
This Clever Project Lets You Add Some Feline Touches to Your Footwear
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DIY Feathered Heels
DIY Feathered Heels
This 'A Pair and A Spare' Shoe Tutorial Takes Flight
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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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DIY Eco-Sandals
DIY Eco-Sandals
Crocheted Grocery Bags Make Sensible Plarn Shoes
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DIY Tin Can Pumps
DIY Tin Can Pumps
The 'Pringle of Scotland' Metal Heels are Urban Chic
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DIY Dungeon Boots
DIY Dungeon Boots
Blogger Recreates Charles Anastase's Spiked, Sky-High Platforms
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DIY Personalized Nike Sneakers
DIY Personalized Nike Sneakers
Nike Sportswear Bespoke Store Lets You Work With Designers
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Adaptable DIY Stilettos
Adaptable DIY Stilettos
The Myshell256 Shoes Can Combine to Create 256 Different Designs
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Couture Footwear DIYs
Couture Footwear DIYs
The Refinery 29 Painterly Pumps Tutorial is Affordably Chic
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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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Frilly DIY Heels
Frilly DIY Heels
Add Tassels to a Classic Pair of Black Heels with This Fun DIY Guide
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DIY Superhero Kicks
DIY Superhero Kicks
The Easy Comic Book Heels are Crafty
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DIY Leather Footwear
DIY Leather Footwear
Learn How to Make Hand-Made Viking Shoes From 'Earth and Living'
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DIY Dip-Dye Sneakers
DIY Dip-Dye Sneakers
This Cute DIY Shoes Tutorial Teaches How to Dye Sneakers at Home
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DIY Customized Flip-Flops
DIY Customized Flip-Flops
The Brit & Co. Blog Shows How to Dress up Your Shoes
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Minimal Material Footwear
Minimal Material Footwear
The Lasso Slippers are Made Using a Single Piece of Felt
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