Not only do sunglasses protect our eyes from the harsh rays of the sun, but they also look super stylish whilst doing it too! We all seem to have that old, boring pair of sunglasses sitting at home waiting to be given a stunning makeover, but the question is, what to do with them?
Thankfully, today we’ve rounded-up 35 fun and on-trend DIY sunglasses makeovers which are as easy as 1,2,3! From fruity frames to floral masterpieces, colorful additions and everything in-between, there’s sure to be a crafty DIY project for every pair of shades.
It’s time to dust-off those sunglasses and get your creative juices flowing…
This DIY tutorial from Always Order Dessert shows you how to quickly and easily transform an old pair of sunglasses with gold glitter. This is something that you can complete within less than an hour!
Isn’t this idea from AOL Lifestyle clever? We love how they use nail polish to give a plain pair of sunglasses a two-tone makeover!
If you’ve ever wanted Chanel sunglasses, Audrey Kit will show you how to create these DIY versions via her tutorial on Cut Out and Keep. Super stylish!
Aren’t these DIY daisy sunglasses from Aww Sam wonderful? They’re very 60s and can be made in a variety of pastel shades!
Boat People Boutique will show you how to make not one, or two, but FOUR pairs of crafty DIY sunglasses! Which one is your favorite, or will you be making all four?
By Wilma has given an old pair of sunglasses a makeover using just washi tape – Isn’t that clever? Just think of the endless possibilities with pattern and color that you can create!
Cupcakes and Cashmere is also here to show you how to make a few pairs of gorgeous, DIY sunglasses. Our favorites would have to be these ombre yellow floral sunglasses. Beautiful!
These DIY sunglasses from Divine Caroline take on a lovely vintage-inspired style, thanks to these floral pendants! These sunglasses are incredibly unique.
How wonderful are these DIY floral heart sunglasses from Divine Caroline? They’re super feminine and perfect for the upcoming festival season!
Watermelons are the fruit of summer, so what better way to celebrate the warm weather than with these DIY watermelon pattern sunglasses from eHow? They’re much easier to create than they look too!
Trust Free People to come up with a bohemian DIY tutorial just like this one. Remember those tiny beads you made friendship bracelets from? Now you can use them to transform your old sunglasses!
Hey Preston was inspired by some designer sunglasses when she created this DIY fruity pair. We love the various colors and designs!
This DIY tutorial for embroidered sunglasses will blow your mind! Honestly WTF is certainly one talented crafter.
Fancy turning your sunglasses into two-toned glittery versions? Check out this tutorial from Trinkets in Bloom via I Love to Create to see how!
These leather side-paneled sunglasses from Instructables are quite easy to make yourself! Simply follow the tutorial and you’ll have your own awesome version within just hours.
Pineapples are still very on-trend, so why not create these fun DIY pineapple shades from Lily All Sorts? They’re great for parties!
Lily All Sorts certainly knows how to create quirky and cool DIY sunglasses! This flamingo pair is no different, so be sure to check out the tutorial.
While there isn’t an in-depth tutorial for creating these colorful, yarn-wrapped sunglasses, Little Bits of Delight explains how she transformed multiple objects using this method. It certainly looks fun!
These DIY floral painted sunglasses from Lovely Indeed look amazing! Surprisingly, it doesn’t take a long time to achieve this beautiful design, so be sure to follow the tutorial.
Have you ever dreamt of owning Rihanna’s pearl-adorned Chanel sunglasses? Now you can recreate the look thanks to this DIY tutorial from Lulus!
These three DIY sunglasses designs by Lulus are perfect for festivals and days spent by the beach – don’t you think? We love all three designs and can’t believe how simple they are to make!
Miss Kris uses tiny gold beads to create this metallic-adorned pair of DIY sunglasses. We think these are gorgeous – What a talented crafter indeed!
Here are some DIY pearl-adorned sunglasses from Mr. Kate…with a twist! The various sizes of pearls used makes this one super stylish project.
Mrs. Ferguson never quite liked this pair of sunglasses due to its boring, all-white look. Now, after a pastel peppermint makeover, she can’t get enough of them! Follow her tutorial to create your own awesome pair too.
While they might not be the most practical of sunglasses, this DIY rhinestone peace sign pair from Shine Trim is perfect for fancy dress parties and other extravagant occasions!
These DIY donut sunglasses from Studio DIY have gone viral on the internet and we’re sure you’re not surprised why! This blogger is quickly becoming one of our favorite crafters online.
Sunglass Warehouse will teach you how to turn a pair of sunglasses into this patriotic, American flag inspired design. All you’ll need is some tape and nail polish!
The Mora Smoothie wanted to recreate a stunning pair of designer sunglasses she came across and what better way to do that than by DIYing a pair of your own? Very clever indeed!
These DIY sunglasses by Thread Banger via My Crafts are perfect for summer, especially with their Aztec-inspired designs. You’ll love this tutorial too!
These DIY summer shades from Thread Sence have everyone wishing they were on a permanent vacation! We love the vibrant, plastic fruits too and can’t wait to recreate these.
Are your ‘spidey senses’ tingling with this DIY sunglasses tutorial? Trinkets in Bloom will show you how to create the perfect Halloween inspired sunglasses for your next fancy dress party!
With some gorgeous jewels and a pair of cats’ eye sunglasses, you too can make these beautiful DIY sunglasses from Trinkets in Bloom. Everyone will want to know where you ‘bought’ them from!
Here’s another alternative to the on-trend pearl-adorned sunglasses, this time from the talented Trinkets in Bloom. Don’t forget that you can also use pearls in various colors for a totally unique look!
Here’s a DIY sunglasses tutorial from Whim Online Magazine using resin flowers to create a fun and feminine look! This is one quick and inexpensive way of updating your old sunglasses.
These gold and glittery sunglasses are very eye-catching, aren’t they? If you fancy adding some sparkle to your eyewear, be sure to check out this tutorial from Zenni Optical via YouTube!
There you have it – no pair of sunglasses should have to go unloved! Which DIY projects were your favorites? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!