A Brilliant Way to Transform Your Sneakers in Under 10 Minutes

The always crafty and always well-dressed blogger Geneva of A Pair & a Spare just posted an incredible sneaker makeover we absolutely had to share. She’s taken the humble sneak to runway chic with the addition of a little scrap leather plus some careful cutting. 

Take a look at the photo below to see how posh these look. You can probably tell exactly what she did on sight, right? A little leather covering the laces is the sneaker version of the little black dress.

We’ve narrowed down Geneva’s project to a few explanatory images, but check out her complete DIY here (as well as some of her other brilliant ideas).

The most pertinent items you’ll need are a pair of plain black lace-up sneakers, black leather, and a multi-hole punch.  (Photo: A Pair & a Spare)

Also on Yahoo Makers: 8 Simple Hacks to Give Your Shoes New Life

Measure and cut your leather so that when placed on your shoes it covers the laces; then cut the fringe about ¾ of the way through. For a more finished look…

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