Summer Sandals Makeover

DIY Summer Sandals Makeover

It’s officially sandal season again! So get those pedi’s and show off your toes in a cute pair of summer sandals. This year, I’ve decided to take one of my old summer wedges and give it a little DIY makeover. This is great way to revamp your old summer sandals, instead of buying a new pair.

I love these wedges and though they still had a lot of life in them, I just wasn’t feeling the fabric patten anymore. So with a little fabric paint, glue and trim, I gave them a whole new look. I first used white fabric paint to brighten up the base look of the sandals, then added this fun, metallic, aztec print trim to finish them off. This is a great DIY idea you can do to any of your strappy summer sandals to give them a whole new look.

Materials and tools for your DIY sandals:

DIY Sandals Makeover

Step 1: To give my DIY sandals a fresh new look, I first painted over the old fabric to create a plain base. I used 2 coats of white fabric paint.

Step 2: Once my sandals were painted, I let them dry for about an hour or 2.

Step 3: When the fabric straps are fully dry, apply glue with a glue gun to each of the straps.

Step 4: Then firmly press on the trim on to the straps and snipped off any excess.

Step 5: Once the glue has set, you’re ready to show off your new DIY summer sandals.

DIY Fashion: Summer Sandals Makeover

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8 responses to “Summer Sandals Makeover”

  1. Daniela says:

    the end result is great, super cute with the printed trim

  2. Caroline says:

    Fabulous job! Love what you did.
    xo
    styleontheside.com

  3. katie says:

    This is awesome! I’m gonna go through my shoes right now to see which ones I can alter. I’d love it if you shared this over at The Makers Link Party going on at my blog right now, UpcycledTreasures.com. Hope to see you there!

  4. Julia Nyanyo says:

    What a fantastic makeover, they look completely different, and so simple too.

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