7/31 | How to Decorate Shoes

There are so many ways to take an old pair of shoes and give them new life. We have rounded up some of our favorite ideas for how to decorate shoes here.

With these creative ideas, you can customize a pair of shoes and truly turn them into your own. Express yourself with a personalized pair of shoes. Check out the shoe decorating ideas below. 

How to Decorate Shoes

DECODEN SHOE CLIPS From A Little Craft In Your Day

Have you ever tried Decoden before? It’s such a fun technique and a great way to add an embellishment to your shoes. 

DIY TIE DYED SHOES From A Little Craft In Your Day

We love how these shoes turned out! Use a dip dye tie dye technique (say that 5 times fast) to make a colorful pair of shoes. 

TIE DYE SHOES WITH SHARPIES From Simply Bessy

Use simple Sharpie markers to tie dye your shoes. 

HYDRO DIP VANS From Polkadot Chair

Take your favorite shoes and add color and interest with hydro dipping. 

DIY PENCIL SHOES From The Keeper Of The Cheerios

Students and teachers alike will get a kick out of these shoes. 

UNICORN GALAXY WATERCOLOR SHOES From Life She Has

Unicorn meets galaxy equals adorable trendy shoes! 

DIY FABRIC ACCENT SNEAKERS From A Little Craft In Your Day

Add a little flash of design to your shoes with this fabric accent idea. 

EMBROIDERED SNEAKERS From Lia Griffith

Add a touch of embroidery to your sneakers. 

DIY GLITTER SNEAKERS From Love Maegan

If you’re a fan of all things glitter, you have got to have a look at this idea! 

DIY PAINTED PINEAPPLE SHOES From Flamingo Toes

These pineapples are simple to paint and adorable to wear. 

IRON ON VINYL ON SHOES From Weekend Craft

Cut out a vinyl design with your die cutting machine and iron it onto your shoes. Easy peasy! 

DIY AVENGERS SUPERHERO SHOES From Comic Con Family

Love superheroes? Then you’re going to love these shoes. 

DIY CONFETTI DIPPED SHOES From Mod Podge Rocks Blog

Wow! These are so colorful and pretty! 

DONUT SNEAKERS From The Cards We Drew

Show your love of donuts to everyone you meet! 

DIY SPRINKLE SNEAKERS From Bespoke Bride

Love donuts, cookies, and cake? Add sprinkles to your favorite sneakers. 

DIY FLAMINGO SHOES From Made With Happy

Flamingos make us smile. These shoes would definitely cheer us up every time we wore them. 

DIY CAT SHOES From Persia Lou

How cute are these? These are perfect for any cat lover! 

DIY ABSTRACT PAINT SPLATTER SHOES From Dream Green DIY

Paint splatter is a simple but colorful way to add some interest to plain white shoes. 

DIY POLKA DOT SHOES From Polkadot Chair

Polka dots are a simple way to freshen up a plain pair of shoes. 

PATCH PATTERNED SNEAKERS From Aww Sam

Add some tiny patches to your sneakers and voila! You’ve got a custom pair displaying your personality.