DIY glitter shoes


So first day of fall officially just started. But as you all San Francisco weather is just really weird in anyway possible. So I'ts warmer right now than our summer. I went shopping for some fall clothes but I'm still waiting for the right temperature to come in to be able to wear them. Recently, I was inspired by all thing glitter. Being bored all the time right now, I decided to do some DIY. And here it is!

I saw a DIY from honestlyWTF. So I tried to incorporate the tricks she did into my own personal style. I bought these flats from american eagle months ago and I haven't worn them for the longest time because I don't really like those popping things at the top. I just want it plain. So this is what I did. At the top is the things that you need. 

old flats
 glitters (get the bigger grains)
paint brush
scissors
mixing bowl
mod podge ( I used a different one coz that's the only thing I have. but mod podge is better!)




cutting off the weird things at the top




start mixing the glue and glitter.


should look like this. its going to be really thick because of the glitter. (you can add some drops of water to soften the mixture.)


layer the glitters. as you put the first layer let it dry. then apply another layer and dry and another layer then let it dry. it's up to you how many layers you coat it. just make sure all the surface if the shoe is covered. 
tip: use a blow dryer to fast forward the drying process!



here's the finish product!


I had some extra mixture so I did it to an old belt too! matchy!


Christian Louboutin pigalle flats

what do you think? do you like it? 

have a great weekend! 

82 comments:

  1. Awesome Idea Dear I'm into glitters and glamour right now love it gorgeous love the end result I'll try it as well thanks for sharing this Dear

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  2. OMG Joanna, you are so creative. I think I'd be too scared to cut the bows off my shoes. hehe, You seriously did an amazing job with these glitter flats. They look high end- I would never have known you did it yourself. Nice work and the matchy belt is such a cute idea.
    xoDale

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  3. This is so cool & creative. I love it!!!

    Piksty :-)

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  4. s u p e r !!!!!!!! it look so glam totally awesome change !!!! love it !

    Veronica

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  6. omg you're amazing <3 i really like it <3

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  7. Wow I love this!
    great idea

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  8. Wow you have done an amazing job on those shoes!!!!! They look beautiful!!!! :):):):):)

    Daniella xox

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  9. Awesome ideaaa, thanks for sharing!!

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  10. It's a great idea!
    Those shoes look so pretty :)
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  11. I LOVE THIS!!! DIY posts are my favorite

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  12. Wonderful! I'll try this at home.. Hope i make it :)

    xxx,
    Emi
    http://hugmetilludrugme.blogspot.com/

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  13. I dooooo love it... I tried myself and I seem to leave a glitter trail... how did you avoid that? Help pretty please... you can actually see the shoes I tried it on here http://snazzydollface.blogspot.com/2011/09/ez-breezy.html

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  14. I love a good DIY post! Great flats! I just may have to do the same :)

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  15. Gorgeous post & a stunning, stunning blog. Love what you're doing!
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    XO,
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  16. I love these!!! such a great idea!!! xx


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  17. Ahhhh amazing! And I'm so glad you cut those bits off as I was kinda eyebrow raising about those lol. I need to give this a go! x x

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  18. oh wow prettty! great idea!!!

    natalie
    http://lucyandtherunaways.blogspot.com

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  19. My Goodness! Such an amazing DIY! I really want to make my flats glitter now :)

    classy & fabulous

    xoxo

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  21. Thank you for your lovely comment. Your blog is great. :)

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  24. what a great DIY, they came out so perfect! xx

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  25. wow, amazing! you have a huge imagination! ;) love it!

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  26. Eeep how creative and love the end product!

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  27. Awww what a fun DIY. I'll have to give this a try one day.

    xx Love & Aloha

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  29. Such a fabulous idea!! LOVE how they turned out, great job!

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  31. wow i'm gonna do it!!the glitter doesn't go??and the glue dry quickly??

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  32. great work! xx

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  33. You are brilliant! Shoes look great and I would never have guessed that this DIY!!)

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  34. That is such a brilliant idea!! I must try it one day!
    It really looks pretty.

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  35. SUCH a good idea, they look amazing. I love DIY things like this, even though I rarely can be bothered to try them out ha x

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  36. Super crafty. I love it!!

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  37. I am NOT a DIY person but I may have to try this...sooo cute! And so clever, good on you. Can't wait to see these babies in an outfit post soon :)

    Alexandra xo

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  38. Wow! That turned out so well, what a great idea :D

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  40. really inspiring and cool xoxo
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  41. wooow, so creative!! i follow you:)

    xoxo A.

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  42. Looks great! It is lasting effect?

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  43. I am amazed! If only I had the time.. I so want some glitter flats! xx

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  44. WOW!I wanna try that too!

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  45. Wow!! amazing job with those glittery flats!! I love your creativity :) Thank you for sharing!!

    XOXO -Mishelle!!

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  46. Wauw, great idea and the end product looks really pretty! I want to try this out as soon as i can. Thanks for the inspiration dear.
    xo, Elien

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  48. Amazing, i really like the result!
    Thanks for your lovely comment :))

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  51. LOVE this tutorial!! It's brilliant - especially he belt :)

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  52. What a great tutorial, these came out wonderfully!

    xx
    Jessica
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  54. Love it! I have been wanting to do this to a pair of shoes. I think I am going to have to now after seeing the finished product!

    Nicole Marie
    www.nicolemariewho.com

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  55. you are so creative doll! I would've never thought of this and probably tossed the flats out... you've inspired me.

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  56. That's a great idea!! I just might have to try it. Thanks for following me, I'm following you now!

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  57. !! I may be mistaken but was this on lovelyish?!

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  58. Thats a great idea! They look amazingly done! xo

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  59. I really love this! Such a good idea.

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  60. how cute are you?!! supper creative too. love your blog!! and those muffins make me hungry!

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  61. OMG! This is amazing! what a cool idea! :))

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  62. that is great idea ! thank you for sharing !
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  63. Looooved this idea! Thank you :)

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  64. Wow, im sooo gonna do this!
    great idea!

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  65. That is so so amazing....well done !

    Erika
    retroflame.blogspot.com

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