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3 Genius Ways To Upgrade Canvas Kicks

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    We've already shown you how even the most casual of pieces can make an outfit sing, but what about those plain white sneakers you buy each summer? Sure, they're known as one of the most basic musts for both cost and versatility, but why not use them as the canvas for a fantastic DIY project? Why not get to coloring on 'em before the sand and grass-stains beat you to it!

    Ahead, some of the easiest ways to transform your drab sneaks into mini masterpieces. Watch the video above for our checked-show how-to, and then read on for two more majorly cool DIYs. And then, prepare to be the envy of every passerby.
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