Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life: it changes everything and signifies an incredible and new journey is about to begin. But oh, the big day is approaching and you don’t know what your something blue will be? Then check out these beautiful and creative DIY ideas that will bring the blue to your wedding shoes!
Weddings are important because they celebrate life and possibility. -Anne Hathaway
Nail Polish Soles
The easiest way to DIY something blue on your wedding shoes is by painting the sole with a blue color. One of the most simple and affordable ways that won’t compromise style is by painting the shoes’ soles with a blue nail polish! It’s easy and you can do it yourself with all the care and love the piece deserves!
Want a subtle but super thoughtful way of adding something blue to your shoes? Then you can have them signed! Ask your friends, bridesmaids and loves ones to sign your wedding shoes and wish you well with a permanent blue marker, on the bottom of your shoes.
Wrapped Blue Fabric
Another easy DIY way of adding something blue to your wedding shoes is by wrapping a piece of delicate blue fabric around it. The result is an elegant pair of wedding shoes that look couture!
It gets better:
You can easily change the fabric and add another color if you want a different look for the reception!
Your something blue doesn’t have to be big and fit your wedding colors: you can add it as a small detail on your heels! You can add small elements to your shoes, such as:
- “I Do” like in the photo above
- Small Phrases
Why not add some bold painted blue shoes to your wedding look? You can make them plain by spray painting them with your favorite blue tone or even make them more unique, like these Doctor Who inspired shoes from the photo above. Get the full tutorial here!
DIY Glitter Heels
I bet these glittered blue heels made you drool. I know, I’m a fan of bold and sparkling shoes myself too! But hey, you don’t need to buy an expensive pair to get the look: you can make it yourself!
Step one: Find a pair of plain high heels that you don’t mind working on. Remember: choose a comfortable pair so you don’t have to worry about calluses on your wedding day!
Step two: Hold the shoe from the inside and start applying a very light layer of Mod Podge on a small section.
Step three: Slowly pour some blue glitter over the section and then move on to the next one, until the whole shoe is covered in glitter. Make sure you add a receptacle (like a bowl or baking sheet) under the shoe to catch the excess glitter and avoid any mess.
Step four: Set the shoes upright and let the glitter dry. Then, add a thick coat of Mod Podge to keep the glitter in place. Leave them to dry and then they’re ready to rock!
Tip: Work through small sections at a time so the mod podge won’t dry before you add glitter.
Add a Satin Bow
Attaching a blue satin bow to a pair of white heels may be just one of the most elegant “something blue” options! You can check out how to make a simple bow with this easy video tutorial, and then just stitch or glue the bow to your heels!
Which one of these ideas was your favorite? Let us know at our Facebook page or in the comments below!
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