Use Napkins and Walmart Sneakers for This Brilliant Idea

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
5 Materials
10 Minutes

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to decorate a pair of sneakers using napkins and Mod Podge.

I love using unconventional techniques to create beautiful things, and this technique does just that.

Grab a pair of plain white sneakers and I’ll show you how to take them to the next level.

Tools and materials:

  • Sneakers
  • Napkins
  • Mod Podge
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
Separating napkins

1. Separate napkins

Start by separating the two layers of the napkin.


2. Apply Mod Podge to sneakers

The next step is to apply Mod Podge to the front of your sneakers.

Sticking napkins to sneakers

3. Stick napkins to shoes

Next, take the top patterned layer of the napkin and stick it to your shoes.

Tearing napkin

4. Tear napkin

Gently tear the excess napkin away from the sneakers so that they neatly fit the shape of the sneakers.

Cutting excess away

5. Cut away excess

Proceed to cut away the napkin from on top of your laces.

Applying Mod Podge

6. Apply Mod Podge

Finish off by applying Mod Podge on top of the napkins.

DIY tissue paper sneakers

Use napkins and Walmart sneakers for this brilliant idea

Here are the finished decorated sneakers. I went for napkins with a Halloween print on them, but you can opt for whatever design you want to fit any occasion.

The Mod Podge makes the napkins apply beautifully and gives them a really professional-looking finish.

For another great beauty hack, check out Break in new boots with this genius hack.

Suggested materials:
  • Sneakers
  • Napkins
  • Mod Podge
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