Ugg boots, originally a shoe for farmers and agricultural workers, were able to work their way into the hearts of urban fashionistas. Now they decorate and warm the legs of many beauties, including Hollywood stars of the first magnitude. Famous designers create an exclusive from simple sheepskin boots, turning them into a real work of art. Several methods of decorating these shoes are available for home use as well.
How to paint ugg boots
Dyeing suede shoes requires some skill. After all, there is a high probability of making a mistake when drawing a picture, and it is no longer possible to remove paint from the surface. If the desire to paint the ugg boots is stronger than the fear of ruining them, then you need to purchase fabric paints, brushes of the right size and a colorless suede spray. Before painting, shoes must be prepared: wipe and dry well. Next, decide on the geometry of the pattern on the shoes. You can sketch out the lines with a pencil or a special fabric marker, which will disappear from the surface after a while. If you intend to use several colors at the same time, then it must be borne in mind that each of the colors must dry before applying the next. If you want an intense color, you can apply several coats of the same paint, drying each one well. To repaint the ugg boots in a different color without additional decoration and a variety of colors, you can use a suede paint in a spray can. The distance at which it is necessary to hold the can during painting is indicated by the manufacturer in the instructions for the paint. This procedure must be carried out in a well-ventilated area.
How to decorate ugg boots
Decorating shoes gives you the opportunity to unleash your creative imagination. Any means from glitter to buttons are used. Folk craftsmen sew and tie uggs "a la rus", apply various ornaments and flowers. This symbolism has been relevant for several years in a row.
The easiest way to decorate ugg boots is with satin ribbons. This technique will give the shoe a stylish "urban" look. Ribbons can be used as laces or made into flowers using the kanzashi technique.
A trendy option is decorating with glitter. It's simple enough and doesn't require any special skills. Glitter will help to update old boring or worn out ugg boots. To do this, you will need directly the glitter of the desired shades, which can be purchased in designer stores, pearlescent glitter, fabric glue, brushes or a dish sponge. Ugg boots need to be stuffed with old newspapers so that they keep their shape, and the glitter lays down evenly. Prepare a mixture of glitter of the desired color and fabric glue. Apply the resulting composition to the fabric with a brush or sponge. Then carefully sprinkle the entire surface of the shoe with glitter and press it with your fingers so that it sticks. Shake your ugg boots to help sprinkle excess glitter. Then reapply the glitter / glue mixture and let the shoe dry for at least 24 hours.
Ugg boots decorated with all kinds of sequins, beads, rhinestones and even spikes look actual. Think about the order in which the decorative elements should be located. Maybe you would like to sew stones on top of a glittered surface? Ugg boots with an inscription in a Gothic font look very modern. It could be a catchphrase or your motto. To do this, you can use a marker for fabric or paint in a special tube designed for fine lines.