I’m still in full on candy corn crazy mode and have been looking around the house for absolutely anything that could become candy corn. While sorting through a box of craft supplies, I came across a pair of canvas sneakers that I had bought ages ago for a potential project but never did. With a bit of paint, I can take my love of candy corn anywhere. These candy corn painted canvas shoes are fall fun on my feet!
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To make the paint into fabric paint, add one part fabric medium to two parts paint. I didn’t measure it out–I just eyeballed it and it turned out fine. Mix it up and start painting!
I started with the heel of the shoe. Paint it in yellow. If your shoes have stitching to go by it will be super easy. Otherwise, just draw a simple line to divide the yellow and orange.
Paint the orange in the middle section. Make sure the shoelaces have been removed if you haven’t already.
I decided to paint the toes white even thought they already were because I wanted the textures to match.
After the paint dried, I set the paint with a hot hairdryer. Put the shoelaces back in at this point. These candy corn painted canvas shoes are so easy and so much fun. They’re cheerful fall fun on your feet! I painted these for me, but Madeline has stolen them already so I see another pair being made in my future.
Use a stiff bristled brush to paint so you can get sharp, curved lines and edges.