UPCYCLING DIY | Dress Shoe Restyle

I bought these shoes a couple of years ago for about 2 euros. I tried to spray paint them, but it failed miserably and I completely forgot that I had them, until I was cleaning out my closet.

I decided that I could easily restyle them with the help of some mod podge and nail polish. And this time the restyling project turned out great!

Here's how I restyled them:


Supplies: Old Shoes | Mod Podge | Brush | Piece of Fabric | Nail Polish | Scissors/Knife

1. Clean the shoes and cover your shoe with mod podge.
2. Place the fabric on the inside of the shoe and let it dry.
3. Apply a coat of mod podge on top of the fabric and let it dry. Repeat for a second layer.
4. Repeat the same process with the top-part of your shoe.
5. After everything dried, cut all the excessive fabric with a knife or scissors.
6. Apply the lightest color of nail polish first on the sole of the shoe. Let it dry and apply as many layers as needed.


All done!



7 comments:

  1. They are.. wow!! I never thought that shoes would have that major change at their style!! Wow!! The turned out really great!!
    Have a nice evening, Lana!!
    Kisses from Greece!!

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  2. seriously..its Great..only concern is Glue..BTW...you made it look so easy...

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    1. Hi! Thank you for your comment! But may I ask what you mean with the concern about the glue?

      xx Lana

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  3. Does the glue set perfectly? Do they stand rain okay? (I live in England, the land where it rains almost every day)

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    1. Well, in Holland we are also a bit known to rain. But the shoes are still holding:) I must admit that I didn't wear them in the rain, but I did wear my restyled boots (http://lanared.blogspot.nl/2012/10/restyling-boots-diy.html) a lot and they are still holding strong!

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Thank you! x Lana