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First, let me start you off with two quotes:

  • “Men I may not know, but shoes, shoes I know.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City
  • “The best way to a woman’s heart is through her sole.” – Anonymous

So true, so true. I love shoes in every style, shape and color. (My desktop background is even an image of vintage shoes from Designlovefest.) And each week or two when I add a new pair to my tiny closet, I imagine I’ll one day have my dream Carrie Bradshaw closet to display each and every one. With the DIY trend spreading into the fashion world, I may need that extra-large closet sooner than I thought.

DIY Designer Shoes - BurberryBurberry-Inspired Embellished Heels

Recently, fashionistas on a budget started buying regular heels and giving them a handmade touch with paint or embellishments to turn them into designer favorites for much, much less. Check out some of the best DIY designer-inspired heels we’ve found on the web.

DIY Designer Shoes - Studded HeelsAdd Studs to Plain Pumps

DIY Designer Shoes - Isabel Marant FringeSuede Fringe Anklets Inspired by Isabel Marant

DIY Designer Shoes - Glitter SolesGlittery Soles

DIY Designer Shoes - Lace HeelsLace-Covered Heels


9 Responses

  1. Marianne@HGTV says:

    Ah! Those fringey anklets are my favorite. So good.

  2. Miss Dynamite says:

    I love those ideas!! They are simply awesome. I'm going to try that on some of my older shoes ove winter as a hobby!

  3. Carol S. says:

    I like the glitter on the bottom.

  4. Sharon M. says:

    Fringe anklets are my favorite.

  5. Joana Byrnes says:

    Suede Fringe Anklets – I looooooove it so much. The design is just elegant. Thanks for sharing these photos. I'm going to go look for that design in the mall.


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