Guess what I love about children’s shoes? They are like adult shoes, only smaller! Which makes them perfect contenders for a quick and easy DIY project. And we know how quickly kids go through shoes . . . and how much they cost (gulp). If you have a pair of little kicks that need a new lease on life, here are 10 fun ways to refashion children’s shoes. You’ll get the double benefit of completing a project while also saving some pennies. Click through the slideshow to see my picks!
10 Fun Ways to Refashion Children’s Shoes 1 of 11
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Neon Tips 2 of 11
An old pair of brown shoes gets a new lease on life with neon paint and bright ribbon trim.
Flower Clips 3 of 11
Create pretty flower clips for the tops of your shoes with tissue paper and pipe cleaners.
Painted Watercolor 4 of 11
Adding water to regular acrylic paints makes it easy for kids to achieve a watercolor look on their shoes.
All Over Glitter 5 of 11
An easy way to recover kids' shoes without the mess? Glitter spray paint.
Bling Bling 6 of 11
Add cool crystals to the tips of your kids' Converse with glue.
Painted Stripes 7 of 11
Customize a plain pair of shoes with easy stripes using painter's tape and paint.
Flower Petals 8 of 11
Use fabric scraps in fun colors to create bunched flower accents for plain colored shoes.
Glitter Caps 9 of 11
A basic pair of kids' oxfords gets a color makeover with bright glitter and Mod Podge.
Paint Markers 10 of 11
Let kids go crazy doodling on their shoes with bright paint pens.
Duct Tape 11 of 11
An easy way to revamp a pair of shoes (and to make them more durable) is to add duct tape in your favorite pattern.
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