Hocus Pocus聽and the Halliwell sisters were a huge influence on our childhood so the witch costume still聽remains one聽of the most popular聽ones on聽Halloween. Considering all the other witches聽are also probably planning to sport a聽pointed hat to your聽Halloween party, you鈥檒l want to do something extra special to stand out. As we all know, details make the difference. Here鈥檚 a simple DIY to make the most amazing witch shoes you鈥檝e ever seen.


Materials + Tools:

鈥 old shoes

鈥 magazine or newspaper

鈥 gold spray

鈥 mod podge

鈥 masking tape

鈥 gold glitter

鈥 black glitter

鈥 scissors

鈥 black acrylic

鈥 super glue

鈥 painting brushes



1. Take聽a magazine page and make a ball.

2. Use聽the masking tape to secure the paper ball to the shoe tip. Try to聽tighten the masking tape as you go to聽create the illusion of pointed shoes.

3. Strengthen the shoes: use a mixture of mod podge and water to glue some magazine pages pieces onto the point of your shoes.

4. Paint聽with a black acrylic.

5. Add聽a sparkly touch with some mod podge and dark glitter.

6. Cut 2 squares from the magazine cover.

7. Paint聽with a golden acrylic or spray paint and let everything dry for a while.

8. Add some golden glitter to match the shoes and repeat with some smaller shapes and a dark glitter.

9. Finally use your superglue to glue the squares in place and make a sort of聽shoe buckle. Voil脿, you鈥檙e done.

step 2

Now it鈥檚 time to change the shape of the shoes to make them look more 鈥渨itch appropriate鈥. Use the masking tape to聽secure a聽paper ball to the shoe tip. Be sure to聽tighten the masking tape as you go to聽create the shape of a聽pointed shoe.

When you like the shape, coat the tape with a mix of mod podge and water like you would paper mache and let everything completely dry. Then paint with a black acrylic and add a glam touch with some dark glitter.

step 2

And now that you have the perfect shape it鈥檚 time to add some details: cut a 3 inches square from the magazine cover, paint with a golden shade and add finish with glitter. Repeat with a 2 inches wide square but this time use a black acrylic and dark glitter. Lastly glue the squares in place as shown above and you鈥檙e done.


And then complete the look with some striped tights, a black dress and a witch hat of course!


Finish with a聽complete witch make up聽look.


Are you going to be a witch this year?聽Tweet us a picture at聽@britandco.