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DIY Boot Cuff Ideas to Dress Up Your Winter Look

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Looking for an easy way to seal the gap between your jeans and boots? No problem! These DIY boot cuff ideas are easy to recreate, and they look so cute too!

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Easy DIY Boot Cuff Ideas Perfect For Winter

Boot Cuff Ideas For The Cold Weather

Winter weather can be a drag — shoveling snow: 'nuff said — but, on the bright side, it gives us the opportunity to wear our cute cold-weather gear, like coats, scarves, hats, and my personal fave, boots.

But since I'm such a DIY fanatic, and I can't just wear my boots and be happy, I have to add some unique handmade flair! Hence my new obsession, the DIY boot cuff.

Boot cuffs make your boots POP! by allowing you to add a splash of color or texture to your winter outfit. Trust me, you'll be raking in the compliments!

1. DIY Sweater Boot Cuffs

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Old sweaters can be repurposed in many different ways. In this case, your old sweater can easily be made into cool boot cuffs.

2. 30 Minute DIY Knitted Boot Cuff

Is finger knitting your cup of tea? Yes? Then you'll have a grand time knitting these cute boot cuffs! Mind you, it will only take 30 minutes too.

3. DIY Lace Boot Cuff

If you are fond of lace like I am, this is a must-do project for you. Vintage with a touch of femininity, these DIY lace boot cuffs will definitely put the spotlight on your booties!

4. Felted Wool Boot Cuffs

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Old wool sweaters also work great for boot cuffs. But first, you must know how to felt the wool to prevent unraveling.

5. Old T-shirt Boot Cuff

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Despite the lack of storage at home, I always make space for our old shirts. And whenever I see projects like this, I feel so proud of myself for keeping them! Upcycle your old t-shirts into a stylish boot cuff.

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6. Chic Cuffs

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This is a personal favorite. I can't agree enough with the name of this tutorial. These boot cuffs are indeed very chic and I'm quite surprised how inexpensive it was to make this. If you're also a fan, recreate these chic boot cuffs now!

7. No-Sew DIY Cuffs

If you're not a fan of sewing, this project couldn't have come at a better time! You will love to craft this super easy DIY project for your kids and friends.

8. Leggings Boot Cuff

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I'm a guilty hoarder. Last year, I was so into holiday leggings that I bought a bunch of them. Sadly, the leggings no longer suit my taste a year later, so I simply stored all of them. Luckily for me (and you), we can now repurpose old and worn out leggings into boot cuffs!

9. No Sew Faux Boot Cuffs with Mod Podge

Now if you don't want your boot cuffs to be separate from your boots, that's also possible. This DIY faux boot cuffs tutorial will teach you how to make them without the need for sewing too!

10. DIY Bow Boot Cuffs

Let's end this list with the cutest boot cuffs you can ever knit! These bow boot cuffs are adorable and the best part is that any beginner knitter can do it!

I've always been annoyed with the gaps between my boots and jeans/leggings. It's even more problematic with my daughter because she has thin calves and the gap is really huge. Thanks to these DIY Boot Cuff tutorials, I was able to make several pairs for her and me…and they come in various styles and colors too! Hope you enjoy making this one!

Do you have another boot cuff styles you want to share? Sound off in the comments below!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on January 25, 2017, updated for quality and relevancy.


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