Inspiration for your DIY wedding shoes #Wedding Shoes#diy shoes November 6 | Ariel offbeatbride This post features offbeat affiliates, meaning that if you buy something featured, you'll be financially supporting this site's mission of bringing awesomeness to readers everywhere. Love these Taylor Says shoes to death… but you know you could paint the bottom of your own shoes, right? So you've decided DIY wedding shoes are the way to go for you? That's awesome! We have several great tutorials about how to DIY your wedding shoes, but sometimes you need a little inspiration for your efforts. Today I'm going to wrastle up commercially-produced designer shoes that I think the more crafty among you could get some great DIY wedding shoe ideas from. How to glitterfy your wedding shoes for instant disco awesomeness Tribe member MonkeyDo shows us how to Elton John-ify your wedding shoes. Instant disco shoe party, here we go… Read More Get some vintage brooches and stick 'em on a pair of shoes from PayLess? VOILA. You just saved yourself $225. Gotta some pretty ribbons? Maybe even in bold colors? Sew 'em on to the back of a pair of cheap ankle straps and VOILA. $100 less from your budget! Make your own classy shoe clips Ok, remember our tutorial for DIY shoe clips made with ric-rac, felt, and a glue gun? Offbeat Bride Tribe member AnneBldSvy totally rocked the fuuuuck out of that tutorial for… Read More Don't you love how Betsey Johnson shoes have blue soles with a little heart charm? Well guess what: you can totally paint the soles of any shoes blue, and glue a little heart charm on. BLAMMO. If you love the sparkly detailing on the back of this heel, but not the 245 price tag, you can always get crazy with a couple sparkly brooches hot glued to the back of your heels. How to paint your wedding flats on the cheap and nerdy I really wanted to keep in the nerdy wedding vibe going with my shoe choice, so I began searching for Doctor Who or Star Wars shoes that were cute and… Read More Love the peacock feather details but not the $1500 price tag? Get thee a pair of cheap heels, some features, and a hot glue gun and get busy! Love the fabric flower detailing, but not the $200 price? You know they sell fabric flowers on Etsy, right? In way more interesting colors, right? You got this. I adore the detail of the pink stripe on the back of these shoes, but maybe not the $355 price… but I'm picturing how you could totally do this to any pair of shoes with some sturdy ribbon and glue. Random bonus shoe Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Ariel Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not reading or writing, chances are good that she's dancing and happy-crying. PREVIOUS Your wedding music checklist and 7 planning tips to make it dead easy NEXT 5 amazing Northeast wedding venues (AND a Black Friday deal from Alysha Yoder!) Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] Most of these tips are lovely, and not really ripping-off at all, but the complete duplication of the Betsey Johnson "Betsey Blue" line's signature features (painting the soles blue, *and* attaching a heart charm) feels a little iffy to me – like the recent trend of women painting the soles of cheap shoes red, to mimic LaBoutins that they can't afford. Maybe a better option would be to either choose a blue paint and no heart charm, or a different colour of paint with a heart charm? 2 agree Reply Good ideas for shoes!!! I'd prefer the pink ones with flowers for my own wedding!! Reply This is so cool. I think that we certainly try some of ththese is in our future clients on our wedding venue !! 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.