DIY:: Lace Heels

Surprising they were very easy to make, the inspiration shoes are $49.99 at Spring and my DIY cost me $1.99!
  • What you need: old black heels, lace material, hot glue gun,scissors.
  • I started at the back and started gluing the material to the edge of the shoe. I did this all around the whole shoe.
  • Next, you can cut off any excess material that won’t be needed
  • Start at the back again and start to pull the material up tight and glue it all around the top.
  • Once the top is all glued you will have excess material hanging over the inside of the shoe.
  • Pull the material again and glue it down inside the heel.
  • Lastly take your scissors and trim up any uneven pieces.
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  1. September 25, 2011 / 11:33 pm

    I’m already a follower, and this is one of the reasons why – so clever – so inexpensive – without being cheap

  2. September 26, 2011 / 1:06 am


  3. April 27, 2012 / 3:03 am

    This is genius!!! They look so cute!

  4. Anonymous
    May 3, 2012 / 9:20 am

    These look cute, but wouldn’t the lace rub against your feet and be uncomfortable? How do they feel on your feet? Thx

  5. May 3, 2012 / 6:45 pm

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  6. May 3, 2012 / 8:07 pm

    So cute! I love these! I agree that you’d want a soft lace, but the idea is great.

  7. May 8, 2012 / 6:15 am

    I must say, impressive! Never thought of this and I have lots of shoes needing some recovery! :)))

    Annabella MErlin
    Creative photo Albums

  8. May 22, 2012 / 11:22 pm

    NO WAY! This is awesome! What a perfect way to spruce a pair of heels! So cute! Thanks for linking up to Strut Your Stuff Saturday. Hope to see you again next week! -The Sisters

    • May 23, 2012 / 12:21 am

      Thank you! Love your blog, It makes me soo hungry while at work 🙂 Hope you can follow me

  9. June 11, 2012 / 4:58 am

    I love this, this may be my next inspiration. I recently got into redoing some of my older shoes for uber cheap. My blog is Come check me out!

  10. Shahna Venable
    August 15, 2012 / 2:07 pm

    can you use e-6000 or should you use the hot glue im trying to just cover a toe and heel not the entire shoe. Also do you know a good paint to use on shoes like faux leather shoes the shinny ones?

  11. August 15, 2012 / 2:11 pm

    e-6000 glue would be a great choice, as it really holds items. I just had a hot glue gun handy and used that and it worked out well!

    As for the paint…I would try any fabric paints, I personally like the lines from Tulip. Check your local Michaels they always have great options. Could always try using a nail filer to dull down the shiny-ness before painting…might help make it stick.