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DIY Map Nails. We've all seen the trend for newspaper nails, and you may have even seen the scrapbook paper nails, but have you seen these map nails?!

DIY Map Nails

I LOVE maps and so when I realized I could do these, I was EXCITED! The day after doing them I had to go to work to get ready for my return (I cannot believe my maternity leave is over already!) And I got a LOT of compliments from my colleagues about this nail style. What You'll need:White Nail Polish Clear Nail Polish Rubbing AlcoholQ-Tip Map How to do it: Paint two coats of nail polish onto the nail and let dry thoroughly. Splatter Nails Tutorial. Splatter nails are super cool and easy to do, but they make a huge mess!

Splatter Nails Tutorial

I didn't tape my nails for this tutorial, and I really regretted it while I was doing the clean up. If you want a tutorial for how to tape off nails check out this one. Aside from the mess, this tutorial is a breeze and I got so many compliments on them. Play around with your color choices and make something beautiful! In this tutorial I used Tip Top Nail Chic in Twilight for the base and splattered Beauty UK polish in Black and Lilac Girl, Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in Mint Sprint and Wet and Wild in Tickled Pink. Nails, Diamonds, Rings, and Pretty things / Tetris nails. Nails / Crazy nail designs. Style i love 3 / so cool!!! jwinn12. Nails & Beauty / little bows! only on the thumb and middle finger? Nail Stuff / We'll ignore the nasty long nails and just look at the sweet dry marbling! Nail Stuff / Emerald Sparkled. STICKY SITUATION.

Photos + design by Kristin Ess It’s really hard to get clean lines when it comes to putting stripes on manicures. I’m going to share a little DIY secret– nail polish on scotch tape. You can cut a perfect line or triangle and get a fun geometric mani. Here’s how it’s done: You’ll need polish, scissors + scotch tape.Apply polish to your tape.

When you’re done, apply them to a pre-polished nail with the sticky side down. Tags: DIY, do it yourself, geometric, how to, kristin ess, mani, mani monday, manicure, nail, neon, stickers, the beauty department, Related posts: My Style / Amazing nail art. Semi-Wordless Wednesday: The Nail Files « The Yuppie Files. I’m linking up with the lovely Daphne of Flip Flops & Pearls, so make sure to check out all the blogs participating this Wednesday! Not sure if I could get away with any of these or if I’d just look like I belonged on the Jersey Shore, but maybe on one nail? What do you think? {Thanks to Kori from The Blonde Episodes for posting this on Pinterest, which got me on this crazy nail kick!)

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