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Project

Painted Sneakers

Give sneakers a one-of-a-kind look with this charming craft.

Materials

  • Newspaper
  • Clean canvas sneakers
  • Fabric or acrylic craft paint
  • Artist paintbrushes
  • Fabric paint pens

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cover a work surface with newspaper.

  2. Step 2

    Using fabric paints and paint pens, decorate sneakers.

  3. Step 3

    Let paint dry for 24 hours before painting another shade on top of the original color.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, April 2008

Reviews (5)

  • prod test147 12 May, 2012

    These are so cute, i think this will be a great activity for the kids to do at their next sleep over.

  • Gamila 28 Jun, 2010

    Hi martha... you are inspiring.thanks alot

  • LadyNick 7 Jun, 2009

    It is not a good idea to put child's name on these sneakers, for safety reasons

  • annwane 20 Jun, 2008

    Super idea for those white shoes that look a little tired. Putting chids name or initials would make a hit too. I have a pair myself and plan to make them my garden shoes so here goes with flowers and cute sayings. Even stamps will work.

  • createdawn 8 Apr, 2008

    What a great kids' version of Linda Woods's famous art journaled shoes from "Visual Chronicles"! Fun idea! Ro's book is wonderful and she was so much fun on the show!