Looking for some cool ways to make your boring shoes stand out in a crowd? Someone has correctly quoted that “Your shoes reflect your personality”. Infinite options of shoes are available in the market but the one’s you like are either too expensive or not of the desired size!

If this is your situation then you are at the right place. Here we are introducing cool and easy ways to give makeover to your shoes.

Tip-Tap-Toe. Let’s get started!

DIY 1: Knot them up!

This is simplest of all. All you need is a pair of shoes and some different color laces. Experiment with them, contrast them with your outfit, or use two or three of them to add a pop of color.

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DIY 2: Bling them up!

Well, this is for all the shimmer lovers.

You will need:

  • Fabric glue/ Fevi bond
  • A pair of shoes
  • Glitter (of your choice)
  • Rough cloth
  • Transparent nail paint


  1. Take a pair of shoes and clean them with a rough cloth.
  2. Now apply glue on the parts you want glitter to be, you can also create different designs but be careful while applying because the glue may spread.

(apply less amount of glue, it may take longer to get dry )

  1. Now, slowly and very carefully sprinkle some glitter. You can also be creative with colors of glitter.
  2. Clean the rest with a cloth as glitter tends of to scatter everywhere.
  3. Let it dry completely, now to give finish to the creation, apply a layer of transparent nail paint on the top of the glitter. Ta-Da and you’re done!

DIY 3: Lace them up!

Get excited lace fans!

You will need:

  • Lace
  • A pair of shoes
  • Fabric glue/ Fevi bond


  1. Take a pair of shoes and clean them properly.
  2. Now measure the length of the lace required by keeping it on the parts of the shoes.

(Eg: If you want to apply lace only on the out sole or on the toe puff of the shoe, keep the lace on that and cut it accordingly)

  1. Apply glue on the surface and stick the lace over it. You can be as creative as you want to be.
  2. Let them dry and here it is, you’re brand Lacey new shoes.


DIY 4: Doodle them up!

These are perfect for those who like creating style statement.

You will need:

  • Set of permanent markers / fabric paint
  • A pair of shoes


  1. Take a pair of shoes and clean them properly with a cloth.
  2. Now take your pens or paint and draw whatever you feel like. You can as creative as you want to.
  3. You can also customize them according to your outfit and make them look quirky.

DIY 5: Dye them up!

If you’re a tie and dye fan, this one is for you.

You will need:

  • Dye colors
  • A pair of cloth shoes (only white or else color won’t show)
  • Petroleum Jelly


  1. Take a pair of shoes and clean them.
  2. Now in a bucket pour some water and add dye of your choice, you can make it as dark as you want to.
  3. Next, apply Petroleum Jelly on the parts you don’t want to dye.
  4. Now, very carefully dip your shoe inside the water and take them out. Repeat for the second one too.
  5. Let them dry, and ta-da they are ready.


DIY 6: Bow them up!

If you like cute and girly stuff, we have something special for you.

You will need:

  • Bow clips/ bow ribbons/ bow buttons etc.
  • A pair of shoes
  • Fabric glue/ fevi bond
  • Needle & thread


  1. Take a pair of shoes and clean them up.
  2. Now, analyze where you want your bow to be.
  3. Stick that bow either with the glue or stitch it with the needle. In case of clips detach them from the clip and stick them to your shoes.
  4. And it’s done. Simple and easy!

We’re good to go! Carry each one of them with any kind of outfit you wear. Stay sassy girls!

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