Transform Some Sneakers With $3 Napkins From Target

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
3 Materials
20 Minutes

If you have a pair of simple white sneakers that you want to transform into something cute and fun, try out this simple hack!

Tools and materials:

  • White shoes
  • Napkins
  • Mod Podge glue

All you need are these cute $3 napkins and some Mod Podge glue. Let’s get started.

Removing design

1. Remove the design from the napkin

Typically, stylish napkins like this will have multiple layers. The topmost layer should have the design on it.

Pull apart the napkins so you have the thin layer of the design by itself.

Applying glue

2. Apply glue to the shoe

Next, use a paintbrush to apply glue to the shoe where you want the napkin design to go.

Mod Podge

I’m using Mod Podge which has both glue and a sealant.

Placing napkin over shoe

3. Place the napkin on the shoe

Place the napkin design over the shoe and press it down so it sticks to the glue.

Removing excess napkin

4. Remove the excess napkin

Rip off the excess napkin that overflows where the glue isn’t applied. 

Removing excess napkin

5. Repeat

Do the above steps around the entire shoe.

Progress shot

6. Add glue to the top

Apply the Mod Podge glue over the laid napkin and let it dry.

Transform some sneakers with $3 napkins from Target

Transform some sneakers with $3 napkins from Target

That’s it! Look how fun these shoes are and it only took a few steps. Let me know what you think about this cool hack in the comments below!

For your next DIY, Grab a $7 Towel From Walmart and Use an Old T-shirt as Your Pattern.

Suggested materials:
  • White shoes
  • Napkins
  • Mod Podge glue

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