It’s boot weather season and I’m here for it! However, boots can present several challenges and opportunities at the same time. Use these tips and tricks for boots to get the upper hand and always look cute.
The days are getting shorter, the leaves are turning colors and falling to the ground, and the temperature is dropping.
Yes, fall is finally here, and that means that it’s time to break out the boots. Ah, finally…boot weather! Welcome back, we missed you. 🙂
However, boots present their own fashion, cleaning, and storage challenges (and opportunities!). To keep your boots looking amazing even in the messy weather you’ll surely deal with this winter, try these tips and tricks for boots.
Boot Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Boots Looking Amazing
These boot hacks will show you how to remove stains, make super cute boot cuffs, keep your feet warmer, and much more! And for all of you shoe-obsessed gals, we have more shoe hacks you’ll want to check out, too.
Keep Them From Falling Over | Her Campus
Are your boots falling over each other? All you need to do is cut off pieces of pool noodles and insert them into your boots to keep them straight and tidy. No more wasted space or bent boots!
Remove Salt Stains From Winter Boots | 11 & Chic
If you live in a snowy area, you must know how to remove salt stains from leather boots. See the tutorial here.
White Vinegar for Stain Removal | Harpers Bazaar
A soft-bristled brush dipped in white vinegar will help to remove water, snow, or salt stains. Simply dip your soft-bristled toothbrush in white vinegar then gently scrub that stain away.
DIY Wool Insoles | Maya Made
For those with perpetually cold feet (like me!), making some DIY wool insoles can go a long way toward keeping your toes extra toasty.
River Rock Boot Trays | Dollar Store Crafts
If you hate wet, muddy boots sitting on your floor as much as I do, this DIY project is a must for you! Make a boot tray with river rocks to allow your boots to dry mess-free. Plus, it just looks amazing.
How to Tuck Non-Skinny Jeans Into Boots | Listotic
I’m not a skinny jeans gal, and have fallen into the mental trap of thinking I can’t wear my cute boots with my bootcut jeans. Not anymore!
Tuck any jeans (even non-skinny jeans) into boots by rolling and tucking them the right way. Now you can wear any pair of jeans while still looking cute in boots!
Keep Those Jeans In Place | Glamour
Use mitten clips on the bottoms of your jeans so they always stay in place when you wear your boots. Yes – finally – here’s the trick to keeping jeans from bunching up and riding your leg. Get the elastic mitten clips here.
DIY Sweater Boot Socks | Infarrantly Creative
Create sweater boot socks by snipping the sleeves off an old sweater that you’re just not grooving on anymore. I love how cute and cheap this project is!
DIY Finger Knit Boot Cuffs | The Kurtz Corner
Here’s another boot cuff to try: finger knit boot cuffs. Taking only about 30 minutes to complete, they’re easy enough to make that beginners can do it. Plus, they double as a great gift idea!
How to Tie Boot Lace Knots | It’s Just Breakfast
Looking for a cool way to tie your Bean Boots? Try dusting off this old method for tying – so cute!
Help Boots Dry Out | The Krazy Coupon Lady
How many times have your kids (or you) taken off wet boots and left them sitting on the floor to dry out? I’ve done it more times than I can count, only to come back the next day to put them back on and find they’re still wet!
That’s not a problem anymore with this boot hack. Stuff newspapers into wet boots to help them dry quickly.
Hang Your Boots | Brit + Co
Add another rod near the bottom of your closet to hang boots instead of sitting them on the floor. Don’t they look pretty that way?
Plus, it keeps them organized and prevents slouching over and taking up your entire closet floor.
Roll Your Skinny Jeans | Advice From a Twenty Something
Are you wearing your ankle boots all wrong? Show off those ankles! If you have short legs, keep the cuff small, but if your legs are long and lean, have fun with a bigger cuff!
Makeover Your Rubber Boots | A Home in the Northwest
Spray paint rubber boots to give them a cute and cheap makeover. The paint may not last forever, but it’s easy (and cheap) enough to do that you could simply repeat the process next season, if needed!
Tips and Tricks to Remove White Bloom | The Southern Thing
If your rain boots have started blooming (turning white) use these tips to clean them up. Who knew olive oil and tire shine could do so much?
Aren’t these tips and tricks for boots amazing? Now you can store them, clean them, and look super cute all with ease!
Need more shoe tips? Read this post on 15 Storage Ideas for People With Way Too Many Shoes.