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August 26, 2013

DIY Painted Sneakers

Do you ever browse the shoes at Goodwill? I don’t often post about shoes, but ever since I saw the painted sneakers at A Beautiful Mess I was like, “Ok, yes…this needs to happen.”


I started by taping off a few sections with washi tape. You could use whatever, but I like the width and the fact that it’s fun to look at.


Then, I used a paint pen and just started drawing. After each row, I would rearrange the tape to create more rows.


I like how these are black and white, but think of how creative you could get with these. I’d love to get a whole colorful pack of paint pens and draw a bird and some clouds. Is that weird? Let’s call it “cool”.


If you like it, pin it. Share the love.

Enjoying the Good Life,



  1. My sister got white sneakers at Goodwill this past weekend for this exact reason!

  2. Love love love!

  3. Look great! I’m going to be on the lookout for some canvas shoes so I can do this too – how fun!


    • goodwillsc

      Thanks for stopping by! I’d love to see a pic if you do them!

  4. These are so cute!!! Oh! Now I want to go buy me a pair just to do this! Haha.

    I would LOVE for you to share this at “That’s My Style” Link Party TODAY (every weekend) on my blog. Not comfortable sharing? Stop by anyway for beauty related post and fun DIY projects. I hope to see you there! 🙂

    Karla @

  5. That is so cool! I would love to try it! Where did you buy the white shoes?

    • goodwillsc

      Goodwill is a great place to look for sneakers!