Tutorial :: DIY Sharpie Doodle Shoes

Doodle Shoes

Want to know how to make your plain canvas shoes more interesting?  These shoes are super easy and are definitely an attention grabger.  I get asked often where I purchased these shoes, or did you really make those?  Doodle Shoes

Doodle Shoes

Doodle Shoes

They are super simple, they just require a few materials and some time.  Here goes the tutorial:

Supplies:

  • canvas shoes (I purchased my shoes for under $7 at Wal Mart)
  • sharpies (one black fine tip sharpie and one broad tip colored sharpie)

Doodle Shoes

Steps:

    • Color just the toe box of each of your shoes.  Go over the toe box a few times to ensure you have a nice even color.
    • Grab your fine tip sharpie and doodle to your hearts content.  This can be as intricate or as basic as you would like.  If you are getting stuck, search doodle ideas and browse through images to get your creative gears churning.  This step is the most time consuming, but also the most fun!

That’s it…put on your new shoes and wear them around!

Doodle Shoes

P.S.  I wore these out in the rain and the colors did not fade…they should be great to wear in any weather!

P.P.S.  I just opened a tiwtter account…want to follow me?  I’m @dandeliondrift