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Here's a relatively cheap and awesome DIY project to turn your shoes into galaxy shoes!

To begin, here are the materials you will need:
Cheap Black Canvas Shoes ($10 at Walmart)
Paint of different and fun colors, the more vibrant the better
Paintbrushes, sponges, anything to paint with
Water in a cup
something to cover up your surroundings and a towel for cleaning
Masking tape or painters tape

Optional: Mod Podge (Helps to seal in paint but is NOT waterproof)
Waterproof Sealant Spray -so water won't wash away your hard work
Paint Palette -You can use a paper plate or something else but this is very helpful
Glitter Paint- This added a nice touch and makes the stars sparkle!
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Step 1: Cover up

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Wrap the white parts of your shoe with either masking or painter's tape. It will come out much cleaner in the end!

Step 2: Paint your colors

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Here I painted a bunch of the colors I had. I used a wide and smooth paintbrush and smoothed the edges out like shown. Experiment with where to put what colors and the shapes. I mimicked the same style on both shoes but mirror images, but also purposely changed them up a bit for variety.

Step 3: STARS

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Now it's time for the best part, stars! I used a hard bristled paintbrush like shown but you can also use a toothbrush or anything like that. I put white paint on the brush and used my finger to flick stars onto the shoe repeatedly, covering all parts. Try to mimick a galaxy by making clusters of stars and different sizes. I also did another round of stars after the white dried, with the white glitter glue. It's a little more transparent so I made sure to do the plain white first for vibrancy. It adds a nice sparkle though in person. Just have fun with this step!

Step 4: Starbursts

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Lastly, you'll want to add some larger stars like the ones I made. I started with a glob of white paint in the center and dragging it out with a small thin brush. Try adding some around the laces!

Thats so cool! This is a great idea for old,ugly,converse!

HeyaHiya3 months ago
grayseep18911 months ago

I believe you can get outdoor mod podge which is waterproof.

Magh2os2 years ago
These are great! I wanted to get some shoes like this, but if I can make them, it will save tones of money, and I can do exactly what I want! I'm going to add a TARDIS on mine..... ;)
Same! i wanted doctor who shoes and i am going to write TARDIS in Gallifreyan on it! ^_^
Conas made it!2 years ago
my Nike deGrasse Tysons :) thanks for the 'table, it was fun! I mixed some glow paint with the paint for the galaxies, they don't glow a lot but I'm eager to see them under a blacklight
Saxophone (author)  Conas2 years ago
Glad you enjoyed it. They look fantastic, thanks for sharing! :)
Saxophone (author) 2 years ago
Thanks everybody for the support! Don't forget to add pictures if you do the project, I would love to see them!
Love this! So cool!
Travpena2 years ago
thank you so much i have always wanted to do this
Asriel Grim2 years ago
Plain AWESOME! imma make these for my niece! Great 'ible!
MicioGatta2 years ago
Nice!!!! >*.*<
Kiteman2 years ago
Awesome job - I love footwear that isn't mass-designer.