As the cool fall air rushes in, sandals get tucked away, and the boots come out. Before you go buy a new pair of boots this season, try out some of these boot refashion ideas to update a pair you already have in your closet.
30 Boot Refashions
There are boot refashion ideas to change the height and color of your boots plus more ideas to add accessories to for a little extra character to your outfit. Do your boots need a reboot?
DIY Boho Fashion Boots
When your outfit needs a bit more character, just add some scraps of fabric, bits of chain, and fun charms.
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Boot Refashion with Stickers
Decorate your boots with stickers for a totally unique look.
DIY Mirror Boots
These thrifted boots were refashioned to coordinate with a mirror costume. Perfect for wearing to the discotheque.
Painted Boots Refashion
Turn a plain pair of boots into a fashion statement with a few snips and a little paint.
DIY Gold Boots
A little spray paint can usually get the job done. See her tips about what kind of spray paint to use on leather boots for the best results.
DIY Bling Boots
Make your toes sparkle with crystals and glue. It’ll look like you kicked a pile of glitter.
DIY Crystal Studded Clear Boots
The DIY Designer shows you how easy it can be to recreate these designer crystal boots. They are fantastic!
DIY Glitter Booties
Add glitter to just a portion of your boots for a totally custom look.
DIY Boot Chains
Because sometimes your boots need bracelets too.
Painted Toes Boot Refashion
Add some metallic flair to your kicks with paint.
Boho Belted Boots
Do you save your old worn out belts like me? Here’s a fun way to reuse them on some boots.
DIY Boot Charms
Here’s another take on DIY boot accessories. You can swap them out to coordinate with your outfit.
DIY Boho Boots
More boho boot inspiration using leather, lace, and metal charms.
DIY Animal Print Boots
I want these boots so bad! Feeling the same way? You can make these. Check out this awesome tutorial, and you’ll be rocking your own pair of animal print boots.
Simple Boot Refashion
Sometimes the boot charms need to be removed to match your style.
Rainboot Refashion with Bows
Improve your rainy day with bows on your rain boots. Pair it with a cute umbrella, and you’re set!
DIY Santa Boots
Who else needs a pair of these? You can turn any old pair of boots into Santa boots with a little paint and some furry fabric.
Laced-Up Boots Refashion
This is an incredibly genius idea to create lace-up boots. The design was inspired by 1887 fashion, and the results are perfect!
Rain Boot Refashion
Brighten up plain rain boots with paint. Spring flowers are the perfect fit for this common springtime footwear.
How to Shorten Boots
Sometimes tall boots are just meant to be short boots. I like the after version much better!
DIY Bug Patch Boots
This idea has me searching the thrift stores for boots that fit. Once I find them, I will be covering them with tiny bugs.
Easy Boot Refashion
These boots were shortened, and studs were added. I love how she used the leftover leather to create a pouch.
DIY Sashiko Boots
I can’t get over how easy this idea is. You’ll have a stylish new pair of boots by the time your wine glass is empty, and the chick flick is over.
DIY Boot Covers
I didn’t know what boot spats were until I saw these and now I think I will make a pair (or two).
Quick and Easy DIY Boot Refashion
Here’s an easy way to add a pop of color to a pair of neutral boots. And a great way to use up some fabric scraps.
Fabric Covered Boots
Update a pair of boots by covering just a panel or two with fun fabric and Mod Podge.
DIY Leather to Suede Boots Refashion
Turn a pair of leather boots into suede boots.
DIY Boot Repair
Sometimes you love a pair of boots so much that they get worn out. This is especially true with kids’ shoes. Here’s a great way to repair some worn-out toes and extend the life of a pair of boots.
DIY Fuzzy Boot Covers
Add a unique style and maybe some extra warmth to your boots with these custom fuzzy boot covers. They’re super easy to make and are removable!
Whether you need to refashion your boots for a costume or general wear, the possibilities for customization are endless.
Do you have any more boot refashion ideas? Leave them in the comments below.