Thursday, April 5, 2012

DIY Polka-Dot Sneakers

{Polka-Dots are perfect for Spring}

While browsing Madewell's Spring Catalog the other day, I came across these killer Keds. Since I wanted just about everything in the catalog, my DIYing instincts "kicked" in!
As my husband would say "That's the HOTNESS." {That means he likes them} YES!!!!

You'll need:
  •  A Pair of inexpensive sneakers (I used these)
  • Permanent White Fabric Pen
{Yes, that's all folks}
It's okay, you can get excited!!!

Before I started, I removed the white shoe string. {heart}
I also stuffed the inside of the sneaker with a  couple plastic grocery bags. This will help the toe of the shoe to keep its form while making the polka-dots.

Start "polka-dotting."
didn't use a specific pattern. That's what I think is so cool about this DIY, you can use your creativity and make your own pattern.
I also enjoy my sneaker without laces! {All the "cool" kids are doing it}

What do you think?
Pretty "Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy."
{Happy Thursday}

I also want to share some really exciting news. I WON A GIVEAWAY! Yes, I'm super stoked and still in complete SHOCK!!!
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  1. Those sneakers are hard.....are those chuck taylors. You could crip walk in those.

  2. These shoes are adorable!!! My black canvas flats gave out this week and I've been dreading finding a new pair that I like. I think you just made everything all better in the shoe department!

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    1. Thank you! Love wearing them. Thanks for stopping by. Happy Friday!

  4. These turned out to be great! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Adorable!! You are so crafty... I would have never had known those where a DIY creation!

  6. Totally love this idea. SO cute!

  7. So fun, so simple,so cute! Thanks so much for sharing these happy sneakers. I heart all things polka dots!

  8. Huh! What a cute makeover.. Love the idea! Thanks for linking up at friday fun party..

  9. How cute! And super easy, which is always a plus!

  10. These polka dot sneaks make me happy!! I think I need a pair...or two or three ; )

  11. These are so cute and so simple! Such a good idea, thanks for sharing it over at The Winthrop Chronicles!

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  14. What an awesome DIY!! Think my 6 yr old would totally love this!!

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