A brightly colored ribbon shoelace turns a plain white pair of tennis shoes into a fun fashion statement for kids and adults. Choose a different color for every outfit, and simply replace them if they become worn from too much shoe-tying practice.
Remove the existing shoelaces.
Cut two lengths of ribbon 1 inch longer than the original shoelaces.
Wrap a small piece of adhesive tape around the ends of each ribbon to make them easier to thread.
Lace the shoes with the ribbon.
Cut off the taped ends of the ribbon, then tie a knot in each end to prevent fraying.
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