Unique Shoes Made From Upcycled Material

Reused Plastic Bag Boots

plastic-bag-shoesThrough the process of fusing the bags with heat, it creates a thicker and durable sheet – waterproof, flexible, lightweight, non-toxic. Inside, the boots are lined with quilted pique fabric. As for colors, these can vary widely due to the diversity of bags on the market. $ 45.
www.botasdacca.blogspot.com

Aluminum Can Shoes

reuse shoes
Made from 6 aluminum cans
By Georgina Goodman

Shoe Design the Estonian Way

www.georginagoodman.com
jean shoes

Reuse jeans and leather.
By Sille Tartu, Estonia.
www.sillerdis.blogspot.com

reuse shoes
Old velvet trousers and wine cork with wooden heels.
By Sille Tartu, Estonia.

Vintage Leather Shoes

upcycled-shoes
Painted with professional quality leather paints that are formulated to “sink” into leather, thus allowing for the shoes to stretch without ruining the design. Sealed with a satin-finish acrylic top-coat.
By ScholarlyArticles Long Beach, CA.
www.etsy.com

reuse shoes
Vintage leather shoes painted with professional quality leather paints that are formulated to “sink” into leather, thus allowing for the shoes to stretch without ruining the design. Sealed with a satin-finish acrylic top-coat.
By ScholarlyArticles Long Beach, CA. $ 88.
www.etsy.com

Recycled Soccer Ball Shoes

meetsebastian.com-soccerRecycled soccer ball shoes. – www.meetsebastian.com

Nike Woman’s Premium Print Pack

Nike shredded magazine sneakers
Made from shredded magazines!
Source

LEVI’S Red Tab Footwear Range

reuse shoes
These unique sneakers are produced with pre-loved authentic LEVI’S jeans.
Each pair of shoes requires two pairs of jeans and uses everything from the stitiching to buttons, zippers and loops. www.shesaid.com.au

Tyvek Sneaker

Tyvek sneaker
Same Tyvek that goes on buildings and is used as mailing envelopes.
www.civicdutyshoes.com $54-$59. Numerous styles.

Recycled Jeans Shoes

reuse shoes
www.alibaba.com

Crocheted Plastic Bags

plastic-bags-crocheted

A resourceful college student with tons of grocery bags.
By MLeak. See instructions here:
www.craftster.org

Coffee Bag Boots

re-use boots
Inner tube soles – all stitched
By Art Deco Design Italy. www.artdecodesign.typepad.com

Old T-shirt Slippers

reuse shoes
Sole made from car inner tubes.
By Art Deco Design Italy. www.artdecodesign.typepad.com

Reused Whitewall Tires

care tire shoe
www.knowtrash.com

Crocheted Plastic Bag Flip-Flops

plastic bag shoesBy KSenya
www.craftster.org

T-Straps

www.sillerdis.blogspot.com
reuse shoe art
Acrylic, ash clay, women’s t-strap pumps
By Gwen Murphy
www.gwenmurphy.blogspot.com

Men’s Dress Shoes

reuse shoe artAcrylics, ash clay, men’s shoes.
By Gwen Murphy
www.gwenmurphy.blogspot.com

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Author: keiren

Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building.

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Guys shoes?

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Hey crafty men, send in pics of your upcycled shoes!

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Thank you for sharing this interesting blog that you have shared. I really had a great time reading this one. Let me share this to my friends. I have a lot of used shoes that I want to customized. Again, Thank you