Get creative with Sharpies and make your sunglasses just a little more festive.
So you've booked your trips, stocked up on sunscreen, and managed to get your hands on a killer bathing suit. All of that is awesome, but summer isn't really summer until you acquire a pair of epic sunglasses.
Unfortunately, fancy sunglasses can really put a dent in your daiquiri budget. Luckily, there are some DIY tips and tricks you can learn to upgrade your sunglasses style without breaking the bank. Below, we've put together 13 amazing DIY ideas that range from fabulously feminine to minimal and modern. No matter what your style, you're going to love getting creative with your shades this summer.
Embellish your sunglasses with some quirky flowers in ombre tones.
Cupcakes and Cashmere
Stud the sides of your sunglasses to look like a badass.
A Splendid Assemblage
Use painter's tape and nail polish to create some awesome two-tone frames.
A Little Craft
Get a little dotty with this awesome DIY tutorial that's just as cute as it is easy.
Go full-on fabulous with some glittery embellishments in the colors of your choice.
Miss Kris Turner
Upgrade your white wayfarers with some rainbow-colored gemstones.
Private Island Party
Channel your inner Rihanna with these pearly DIY sunglasses that are a spitting image of the ones made by Chanel.
Go over-the-top in style with these DIY ideas that will definitely make 'em stare.
Trinkets in Bloom
Spend the summer looking like a chic alien with these spiky, studded DIY sunnies.
Turn your rose-colored shades into something a little darker with these beads and skeleton charms.
By Hand London
DIY these Valentino-inspired lace aviator sunglasses.
Studs & Pearls
Use Mod Podge to add some modern stripes to your frames.
Mod Podge Rocks
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