Have you ever bought shoes for a particular outfit that only get worn once or twice (wedding, work Christmas party or impulse purchase)? Don't throw away – makeover!
Renovate your shoes so you'll love them again! Dye is not just for the hair salon, and you don't need to do an apprenticeship to give your shoes a re-do.
If you're on the fence about a pair of shoes that fit well but the colours are no longer your thing, you will need:
2. Equipment and supplies
Think about a practical colour you'll wear, or try something wild!
Lighter colours, like the beige panel here, will show a more dramatic colour change.
Brands such as Waproo, from your local shoe repair shop, have many great options to colour change or dye leather. .
Preparation with a stripper or primer is essential. Follow the instructions on the bottles.
Make sure you have protection for your hands and work surface.
|Allow to dry & wear your 'new' shoes! This pair took about 30 minutes to change, plus drying time.|
You'll be surprised how a little water, spray and elbow grease can revive your shoes: Cleaning advice to come…