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Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
20 mins

Follow these steps
Styling Tips:
1. Get creative and change up the layout of the studs!
2. Use leftover studs to deck out a tee to go with!

Posted by Jenna C. from New York, New York, United States • Published See Jenna C.'s 118 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get your sneaks ready for some serious studding. Say goodbye to those plain janes and prepare for a DIY Makeover!

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 2
    Step 2

    Unlace your sneakers. It'll be MUCH easier to stud them without the laces in.

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take your first stud, line it up with the bottom seam of sneaker, and push hard. The bottom layer is definitely the hardest because of the extra material that's there.

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 4
    Step 4

    Look into the inside of the show. There should be four points to the stud. Simply fold them over with your nails, a scissor or plyers. They are definitely easy to push, however after a lot of studding, your fingers will get pricked!

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 5
    Step 5

    Line the bottom of the shoe with studs as shown.

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 6
    Step 6

    Continue studding...

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 7
    Step 7

    We are almost done with the third layer and boy our fingers are SO prickly!!

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 8
    Step 8

    Here is the first sneaker all done!!

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 9
    Step 9

    Here's a look at shoe #1 with laces all tied up!

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 10
    Step 10

    Now stud up your show #2!

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 11
    Step 11

    Here is shoe #2 all done up! Time to add the laces :)

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 12
    Step 12

    Add those laces. There are many different way to tie 'em up, we just went with the classic lace up with tongue flapped down a lil' bit

  • How to make a pair of embellished shoes. Studded Sneaks! - Step 13
    Step 13

    Et Voila!! So chic, so easy! To D.I.Y. for...

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Aimee W.
Aimee W. · Miami, Florida, US
I got a studding kit from studsandspikes.com to make this easier Happy
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Cassie
Cassie
Super cute. c:
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Dinesha H.
Dinesha H.
I LOVE IT ! Happy <3
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Rahovan d.
Rahovan d.
Great work,and great explanation.
I wanted to ask,do the studs get ripped off the shoe easily? Do they ever 'un-open' or something like that?
Again thanks alot for doing this.
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Iris M.
Iris M.
i love it, i hope this works with motorcycle style boots =D
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lina
lina · Frostproof, Florida, US · 1 project
so cool!i think i may try this.
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♥ mitzi ♥
♥ mitzi ♥ · 5 projects
very cute Happy
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Virginia
Virginia · 2 projects
Love this! Wanted to do these to my black sneakers, but the shipping cost more than the studs! :/
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MaybeAViking
MaybeAViking · 16 projects
=D
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violetta
violetta · Temerin, Vojvodina, RS · 208 projects
Me wants to steal your sneaks! Happy
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