How to Upcycle Old Converse Shoes

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Part one- the bookmark

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Start with a whole gutted chuck Taylor low top

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Find the flapper

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Grab your scissors

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Cut the flapper off

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Now you've got this

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Grab your glue and glue over the cut in the flipper and any loose strands so they don't fall apart

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Like so

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Let that dry and let's move on to part two, iPod holder

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Rip out the sole and your gonna have to get creative! Elbow grease. When you are done with that, empty out the sand and dirt. throw away the sole

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Cut of the front of the shoe right above the first eyelet and then REALLY clean it out make sure there is no Sand or dirt, vacuum if you must!

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Cut a slit in the front big enough to get your charger throughBE CAREFUL! I had to use a rasor to cut the hole, if you can't use sharp objects without hurting yourself, have someone else do it for you

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Get the shoe lace from your pair of converse, in knot them, cut 1/3 off of it.

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Loop an tie it through the eyelets , hang it on your wall with a tac , plug it in and there ya go!

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Part 3- Finnish the bookmark

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Take your 1/3 of shoe lace, a chunk of shoe with two eyelets and the flapper.

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Apply contact cement

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Stick them together, wait a day an you have a bookmark

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Now you are done! I still have to figure out how to use the rest of it so comment with your ideas!

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Follow me on snap guide, on twitter @h0lleratchurboy, and on Instagram @montanawannab!

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Used it for the first time on my bible!

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