24+ Innovative Shoe Painting DIY Ideas
Besides t-shirt and denim, painting old, worn-out shoes or even new ones with simple design has turned into a trend in the recent times. To give your white canvas or leather shoes an enticing makeover, you may undoubtedly chalk out an exciting design and paint using the colors of your choice. Acrylic paints are the best since it provides the shoes a smooth as well as a lasting finish.
The blend of blue and white paints brings out the galaxy look beautifully. You can even design small stars on the top or to the side using white color to make it appear like a real galaxy.
Draw the cat with a prominent black marker, color using acrylic paint, and then fix rhinestones or any embellishment of your choice for decoration.
The yellow paint on the lace teams well with the green body.
Attaching black elastic and ribbons would make it look all the more attractive.
The plethora of colors on the shoes make it look appealing.
You could bring in the entire sea on your shoes by painting the water flecks, blue waves, and boats, as shown here.
The two pairs of shoes are unique and different in their design. The black and white geometric pattern on the first one makes it perfect for formal occasions. On the other hand, the abrupt design created on the second one because of the impromptu splashing of colors gives it a chic look. If gifting it to your teacher for Teacher’s Day or mother on the occasion of Mother’s Day, then add a special message too.
The combination of light and dark green paint gives it a perfect summer feel.
If planning to design your footwear for fall, replace the pineapple with pretty pumpkins.
You could design a Mickey and Minnie Mouse on the shoes, as shown here. Draw out the design, paint it in black, and add a red bow for the Minnie Mouse.
The blue and purple pattern makes it perfect beach footwear.
The cactus and succulent theme on the shoes makes it immensely appealing.
You could spray paint the entire shoes or just a part of it. If planning to design one for Christmas, then a combination of red and gold would be great.
The patches of green or pink give them a gorgeous look.
The orange and black ribbons tied as laces give the shoe an immensely unconventional look.
You may not want to paint the entire shoes but just the sole. This tutorial would guide you to the fullest. Mixing Modge Podge with the paint helps the latter maintain a firm bond with the rubber.
You can make a bow out of ribbons and glue it to the center for a beautiful look.
Select your kid’s favorite character, sketch out the design using a marker, and color it with the paint of your choice.
Following the instructions in the above tutorial, you may convert a simple shoe into a sparkling golden one just by spray painting on it.
The pink body and the green straps look great on the crocs.
The blend of red and yellow brings out the perfect flame design.
You could paint a witch or a skeleton’s face on the shoes for a creepy effect.
While painting a shoe, the first criterion would be to clean it up nicely so that the colors may get absorbed well. To prevent the paint from cracking, make it a point to use thin layers. Also, let the first one dry before adding a new one. The above tutorials would give you unique designs to paint shoes for yourself or your kids to grace any occasion like wedding, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Halloween, and so on. If you love experimenting with various patterns, then consider tie-dying shoes to give them a unique appearance.
Published on June 4th 2020 by Miranda Gibbs