What to do with old, faded Toms shoes

First of all, if they smell bad and have too many holes, throw them out and go shopping for a new pair! 🙂 Now, if they’re just a bit old and faded, you can revive them with a little paint. ~Nicci

1. Clean them with a damp cloth to get the dust off so the paint will stick.

2. Figure out what you want to paint on them… I think I’ll go with The Nightmare Before Christmas so I can wear them to Disneyland.

3. Start painting.

4. Finish them with a light coat of Clear Acrylic to protect the artwork from rain or dirt.

5. Show them off.


4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jen Quiroz
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 23:19:42

    Love it!


  2. zengarden17
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 02:22:43

    I love the idea of repurposing and rejuvenating items so that they don’t end up in landfill. Envious that you are going to Disneyland. Have you ever thought of creating crafts for sale on http://www.etsy.com?


  3. Lindsay
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 09:49:19

    This is so creative! I love it! That definitely takes skills to make it look that good.


  4. thecraftyscientist
    Nov 22, 2011 @ 15:51:15

    This is so cute – your “new” shoes look awesome! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog so I could discover yours. I absolutely LOVE your blog name and hope you guys can teach me some new things and projects to make with Mod Podge – it is an AWESOME product! : )


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