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Ballet flats, but more.

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  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 1
    Step 1

    You'll need:
    1. Flats (these are from Target)
    2. Elastic that matches
    3. Scissors
    4. Hot glue gun

  • Step 2

    First, put the shoe on and wrap the elastic around your foot as shown. Cut the elastic so it's long enough to fit inside your shoe on each end.

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now take another piece of elastic and make a loop out of it that the width of your elastic will fit through.

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 4
    Step 4

    See where it will go?

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut it at the appropriate length and glue that loop together.

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now glue the loop in the heel of your shoe.

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 7
    Step 7

    Take that first piece of elastic you cut and thread it through the loop.

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 8
    Step 8

    Put the shoe back on to see where you need to glue the ends. Make sure they criss-cross over your foot.

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 9
    Step 9

    Glue those suckers in place!

  • How to revamp a pair of lace-up shoes. Ballerina Shoes - Step 10
    Step 10

    Done! Cute as can be!

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Krista B.
Krista B. · Hydesville, California, US · 44 projects
Whatever Emeril…LOL. I like this idea… it is one of the dee dee dee moments… Why didn't I think of that!!
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choco s.
choco s. · Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ · 21 projects
I've got a brand new pair of shoes that are a few mm too big this will fix it! thanks
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Sarania
Sarania · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 15 projects
Very Clever!
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oompahpah
oompahpah
So cool.
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