1. Sonia Rykiel-inspired pearl frames flickr.com Time to break out the glue gun. 2. Hand-painted shades blogger.com This simple tutorial encourages imperfect lines. 3. Juicy Couture-inspired sunglasses blogger.com Three layers of mint nail polish + one coat of clear polish = a $5 version of these $114 Juicy Couture frames. 4. Flag frames blog.sharpie.com A patriotic hand-drawn pair using Sharpie markers. 5. Painted arms hernewleaf.com Another use for nail polish. 6. Sonia Rykel-inspired rhinestone sunnies tumblr.com No glue gun required. More here. 7. Polka-dot sunglasses bywilma.com Use a toothpick to paint polka dots on to your frames — no special paint required. 8. Inner-frame makeover sayyestohoboken.com If you don't want to make any extreme changes to your sunglasses, start from the inside with this tutorial. 9. Lace shades cdn.buzznet.com Tutorial here. (Tips for how to actually see through them not included.) 10. Glitter glasses wordpress.com Tutorial here. 11. Multi-color painted frames flickr.com This version of the polka-dot frames uses nail polish and Q-Tips. 12. Bejewelled sunglasses blogger.com Snip the backs of your flashiest pair of earrings and glue-gun them on to your frames. (Just beware of sharp edges.) More here. 13. Miu Miu-inspired glitter shades i120.photobucket.com This one is simple: Create a glitter-glue concoction and paint it onto your frames. Don't forget to cover the lenses. (The Miu Miu originals cost $390!) 14. Dolce & Gabbana-inspired floral sunglasses cdn.honestlywtf.com This project has been tearing up Pinterest boards since these floral sunnies were first seen at Dolce & Gabanna's Fall 2012 show. You'll need to pick up some ceramic roses or flowers from the craft store. images0.chictopia.com This tutorial takes a little more time (and polymer clay and baking), but the end result is more customizable. 15. Glitter cat eyes theglitterguide.com Another nail polish project (inspired by J.Lo). Tutorial here. 16. Python print frames blogger.com This resourceful tutorial uses scraps leftover from those Sally Hansen sticker nails. 17. Leather-corner cat eyes media-cache-ec5.pinterest.com A project from P.S. I Made This, for when you just don't want to go out and buy a new pair. 18. Embellished skull shades wordpress.com This tutorial goes glue-gun crazy on some sweet skull studs.