5 Creative Ways to Customize Your Tennis Sneakers

I have been thinking lately that I might want to get cute tennis shoes for the summer. As much as I love my sandals and wedges, tennis shoes are unbelievably comfy and perfect for any summer occasion. And I realized it would be just as easy for me to buy a plain pair and decorate them myself for a one-of-a-kind, perfectly "me" look. I did a bit of research to find some styles that I like and came up with quite a few, so of course I had to share them. Check out my top 5 picks:

Dip DyedDip Dyed1. Dip Dyed
Simple, preppy and oh, so fun! These kelly green-toed sneakers are definitely eye-catching but would still match just about everything. And if green isn't your thing, go ahead and choose any color you want!
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Silver SparklesSilver Sparkles2. Silver Sparkles

Plain tennis shoes get a rock star makeover with silver glitter and rhinestones. Try this style out in red and you'd have instant Dorothy shoes! Whatever color you choose, we love the glitzy sneaker idea!
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Designer InspiredDesigner Inspired3. Designer Inspired
They look painted, but those bold Marimekko flowers are actually drawn with Sharpie markers. Sounds like a challenge, but believe me, you can do a LOT more than you think with a Sharpie.
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Floral RevampFloral Revamp4.Floral Revamp

These New Balance get a personalized touch with fabric cutouts. This is the perfect way to take a pair of wintery sneakers into spring and embrace the current floral trend. If you don't wear them out, you could even switch up the pattern next fall!
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Bold StatementBold Statement5. Bold Statement

There's no need to pay big bucks for a look that you can recreate with fabric markers. Choose a few of your favorite colors (or use the whole rainbow for a pair that will match absolutely everything) and start drawing!
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- By Amy Anderson
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