Tuesday, August 28, 2012

DIY: Chevron Nails






Hey guys!
I've got another DIY for you. Chevron pattern is really in trend right now and I love it. I think it's just so pretty and cute.
So basically all you need for this is;

  1. Two nail colours - Be sure to choose two that match
  2. Top coat and base coat - To  prevent staining and to seal in your design
  3. Craft scissors - Get one that has a zig zag pattern
  4. Scotch tape - I'm not sure about other tapes but this one works well with nail designs
  5. Cuticle clipper - A tiny scissors will also work, the clippers are just a tad bit easier
Okay first, take the colour you want as your zig zag and paint a square on the tap. Next, apply base coat and paint your nails with the other nail polish. Once your nails and the colour on the tape is dry, use the scissors and cut thin strips. Not too thick or thin, it depends on how big your nails are. Tape at least two on each nail and make sure you paste them on correctly. I made that mistake with my pointer finger. Use pictures from the internet as your guide. Then using the clipper (or scissors) cut off the excess. Apply top coat and your done!
I love how the design on my thumb came out, not too fond of my ring and pointer finger though. But I guess it's is okay for a first timer.  What do you think of this design?

8 comments:

  1. These look so incredibly cute!

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    1. Thanks! I loved the way they turned out :)x

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  2. Wow really creative and neat! Which is so hard to do with lines not to mention chevron! :-) great blog

    Mycrushcouture.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks! I'm not very steady with my hands so this was a great alternative :)x

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  3. Gorgeous! I wish I had the time to give myself awesome nails :(
    eklobb.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you! Try setting some time for yourself and give your nails a treat :)x

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  4. This is so cute
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    http://phatfashionandbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/
    x

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    1. Thanks! Will check out your blog :)x

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