Learning how to make DIY glitter shoes to enhance your style is not difficult at all. I will show you how you can take matters into your own hands and show you how to make glitter heels. You can easily make those adorable shoes look like a million dollars by following these simple steps.
Tips on How to Make Glitter Heels at Home
DIY glitter shoes supplies
1. Finding the Right Shoe
Before we get into how to make glitter heels, you need to choose the right shoe. Find shoes that you actually love, you know, the kind of shoes that you have had for a while and you want to revamp them so that you can continue wearing them. The good thing about glitter is that it does not have to be the same color as the shoe.
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2. You’re going to Need Lots of Glitter
There are many types of glitter with different sizes and shapes. Keep in mind that glitter with large specs will make your shoes look more of a mosaic. Remember to work in places that are easy to clean since you are bound to get the work area glittery.
3. Choose your glue
There isn’t much difference between Martha Stewart’s glue and Elmer’s white school glue. However, Martha Stewart’s glue does come with a brush and a cute bottle. The trick on how to make DIY glitter shoes is to glue slowly, a section at a time using a thin layer of glue. These is essential to know when learning how to make glitter heels.
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4. Bowl and Spoon Method
For those who are experts craftsmen, they may have a different method of making DIY glitter shoes. However, if it is your first time, the bowl and spoon method is the best; it will reduce on the glitter wasted and therefore make it easier to clean up. After you have mixed your glitter thoroughly, scoop a spoonful of glitter and drop it on the section you are starting with, allow the excess glitter to fall on the bowl. Spread the glitter slowly and work through all the sections slowly.
5. How to Use Tape
The tape is used when making glitter design or when making straight lines. Use tape that is not too sticky. Line, the inside with tape, to avoid getting the inside of the shoe with glitter. If you accidentally get the glitter into the shoe, the tape will come in handy when getting it out.
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Once you have learned how to make glitter heels, you can step out, and you are bound to stand out from the crowd.