This $5 DIY is a perfect way to add bowties to your high heels without buying a brand new pair or permanently altering them! This project costs less than $5, and is quick and easy to make. - www.theballeronabudget.com

This $5 DIY is a perfect way to add bowties to your high heels without buying a brand new pair or permanently altering them! This project costs less than $5, and is quick and easy to make. - www.theballeronabudget.com

One of my favorite types of shoes are ankle-strap heels, especially when they have a bow on them. Unfortunately, I’m pretty picky and usually always find something to nitpick at, whether it’s color, shape or silhouette.

I realized that with the nude, white and black heels I have in my wardrobe, I could create a different mood with my outfits simply by adding a bowtie to the heels. There’s 4 reasons I really like the way I do mine:

  1. It’s cheap to make
  2. It’s also easy to make
  3. It is less than $10
  4. It isn’t a permanent alteration to your shoes!

All you need is are 3 items and less than 10 minutes of your time for the DIY project.

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This $5 DIY is a perfect way to add bowties to your high heels without buying a brand new pair or permanently altering them! This project costs less than $5, and is quick and easy to make. - www.theballeronabudget.com

Materials needed:

  • Scissors
  • 1.5-inch wide ribbon
  • Clear nail polish

Step 1

This $5 DIY is a perfect way to add bowties to your high heels without buying a brand new pair or permanently altering them! This project costs less than $5, and is quick and easy to make. - www.theballeronabudget.com

Cut 2 strips of ribbon. I made mine about 36 inches long. At the ends you will cut them at an angle, and keep the cut as straight as possible.

Step 2

This $5 DIY is a perfect way to add bowties to your high heels without buying a brand new pair or permanently altering them! This project costs less than $5, and is quick and easy to make. - www.theballeronabudget.com

Using the clear nail polish, paint the front and back of both ends of the ribbon. This will prevent the edges from fraying. Let dry for several minutes – I carefully hung mine over a chair.

And that’s pretty much it! I roll them up and keep them sitting on a shelf in my closet. Do not fold them as they will crease. After wearing, I steam them to remove wrinkles.

This $5 DIY is a perfect way to add bowties to your high heels without buying a brand new pair or permanently altering them! This project costs less than $5, and is quick and easy to make. - www.theballeronabudget.com


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