Upgrade Your Flip-Flop Collection by Following These DIY Tutorials

Don't let your beach day flop by sporting a basic pair of sandals.

Give them some extra life with a major upgrade from these seven DIY tutorials.


1. Glitter Flip-Flops

Give your sandals some much needed shimmer with this DIY, because sparkle and shine makes everything nice. Follow the tutorial HERE.

DIY glitter flip flops

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2. Studded Flip-Flops

These flops are major studs—pun intended. And their prickly appearance will help ward off annoying encounters from fellow beachgoers. Get your DIY on with this tutorial HERE.

Turquoise studded diy flip-flops

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3. Pom Pom Flip-Flops

The Jonas Brothers may want you to put your pom poms down, but we're asking you to pick them back up to give a little extra flair to your flip-flops. See how to put this fringy additive onto your sandals HERE.

Diy white pom pom flip flops

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4. Fabric Flip-Flops

You can add a simple personal touch to any pair of flops you own by wrapping them in the fabric of your choice. The possibilities are endless. Once you find the perfect cloth to cover your sandals in, follow the full tutorial HERE.

diy patterned fabric flip flops

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5. Bejeweled Flip-Flops

Believe it or not, these are DIY sandals you can make yourself. A little sewing is required, but they're relatively easy to make considering how intricate they look. You can view the full tutorial HERE.

Blue bejeweled flip flops diy

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6. Floral Flip-Flops

Flowers are always the easiest and cutest way to embellish a plain pair of sandals. Discover how you can make these fabric flowers for your flops HERE.

DIy fabric flower flip-flops

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7. Gold Disc Flip-Flops

These have a mermaid feel, with the discs mirroring fish scales. Definitely perfect to sport all summer long. Make them HERE.

Pink gold disc diy flip flops

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Flip-flops aren't the only thing you upgrade with a little DIY magic. HERE are five insanely cute ways you can add your own flair to a boring pair of sunglasses.