You have some time on your hands to revamp some of the items in your wardrobe so why not start your DIY adventure with a pair of sneakers?

Sneakers are expensive – and you can’t exactly go out to get a new pair anyway – so why not take out your inner DIY goddess and get creative on an old pair. There are so many easy and fun ways to give your sneakers a fun makeover.

Sneakers are so easy to customize

Dye-ing for a change

Okay this sounds crazy but hear us out, tie dye your sneakers the way you would a shirt to give them a cool two-tone look.

Only try this on an old pair of sneakers, because you will definitely mess up on the firs

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t try – but once you perfect the dyeing process you will be very happy with the results.

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Glitter bomb

Someone once said “She who leaves a trail of glitter is never forgotten” and we have to agree. Totally transform an old pair of sneakers by strategically sticking glitter to the front or back.

Pretty patterns

If you’re handy with a paintbrush, then this the perfect challenge for you. Draw stars, stripes, zig-zags or whatever you like on your old pair of All Stars.

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Fun with laces

Take them off, change the colour, paint them – laces are the easiest part of sneakers to manipulate, so get manipulating.

Stunting with a stencil

Stencil some cute words on your sneakers and you don’t have to be artistic to pull this off.

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