Floral Vans Restyle | DIY

7.08.2014


My best friend got married a few weeks ago and the bridesmaids wore white Vans, I had a few ideas of what I wanted to do with them afterwards and I'm glad I went with this option. I love how customizable canvas shoes are and I was very pleased with how these turned out.
 Materials: White Canvas Shoes, Iron-on printer paper, leather cord (optional)
Steps: Print out your design on your paper as the directions say, Cut out designs and iron on.
Remember to let the image cool down completely before peeling away the paper. If you mess up, try layering parts of the design. I like how parts of my flowers came out worn looking. Cut a piece of leather cord the length of your old shoe laces and weave in!

*For my image, I just searched 'floral pattern' and this came up. I do not own this image, I am only using it for personal use- so keep that in mind when you are making your own!





  This could possibly be one of my favorite projects to date- I had all the materials on hand and it was SO simple. What pattern or image would you iron on your shoes? A few other ideas I had was ocean waves, forrest trees, pineapples, flamingos and daisies.


19 comments :

  1. These are just stunning! I can't wait to try this out

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    1. Thanks, Liv!

      I'd love to see yours when you are finished:)

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  2. Only wish I had iron printer paper to do this DIY. Is it pretty inexpensive?

    - J
    aesthetetheblog.blogspot.com

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    1. I believe it is around $8? I've had some stored away for a while and that is what I used. Just look near the tshirt section at your local craft store!

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  3. Courtney - these are seriously incredible! If you're making more I'm buying a pair!

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  4. These are amazing!! Anything floral always gets me.
    Just come on up to New York so we can craft together!

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  5. It looks really good! Nice job

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  6. Okay this is way cool. These shoes are stunning.

    http://juliettelaura.blogspot.com

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  7. Okay this is way cool. These shoes are stunning.

    http://juliettelaura.blogspot.com

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  8. It looks so pretty, love it. I really want to make ones for myself
    I think the pineapples and daisies idea would also look great.

    curlymade.blogspot.pt/

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  9. Great idea!! On my blog I have right now another DIY tutorial for sneakers :) I'm gonna try yours for sure, the idea is amazing.


    www.emerjadesign.com

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  10. They are beautiful!! And wearing Vans to wedding? That's beyond cool!!!

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  11. These are so beautiful! Love them.
    Juli

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  12. These look beautiful, such a great idea! :)

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  13. What an amazing idea! I love these shoes. If I had had a wedding, I think we would have all worn crazy cool shoes, too!

    http://lamentinglizzie.blogspot.com

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  14. Wow! These turned out great! They don't look DIY at all but like you just bought them this way!

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