Lace up shoes trend seems to be only gaining popularity. If you want to stay trendy this holiday season, why not make these laced up flats with chic leopard print! I bet the original ones cost a small fortune in the stores, and these handmade ones look no less pretty and are super easy. Here’s what you need to begin: tan colored flats (these costs only $17!), 2 yards black shoelace cording, heavy duty hole punch, speedball screen printing ink and a small paintbrush. First put on your flats and mark your punch holes on them (1 in the front and 2 on each side). With a heavy duty hole punch make the holes. Continue reading at merricksart.com.