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Topic: Itsy bitsy teeny weeny pink polka dot nail art :) With Tutorial  (Read 3484 times)
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Lilak Tygress
« on: January 31, 2011 08:49:39 PM »

Re-did my nails tonight. Let me know what you think:

So the steps:
Clean, buff, base coat.
The 2 coats of pink a tip:

With a toothpick, add a couple decent sized dots:

Then black ones:

Then some little white and black dots:

Using your white liner, add a swoosh at the base:

Opposite swoosh with black:

Two coats of top coat and that's it!!
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2011 08:56:45 PM »

I love the polka dots!

you might want to use a paper towel or something next time though. Wink Your knee is so very colorful.
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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2011 09:11:49 PM »

lol! You're a nail maniac! (in the best way!) I love the black/white line!
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2011 09:14:13 PM »

Darn, you beat me to the smart a$$ remarks department.

"Two coats of top coat and that's it!!"

I was going to add, "And three bottles of polish remover for the leg???"

It looks cool, though! I guess you will be wearing pants??? Really. A very nifty tute.


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Lilak Tygress
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2011 09:35:02 PM »

My legs didn't just get paint from my nails today.  I also made an acrylic piece for a swap thingy.  I don't bother with protective garments anymore.  I've just resigned myself to being covered in paint.
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2011 09:45:33 PM »

just a tip from a fellow nail artist, a double ball stylus embossing tool works very well for dots as well and they come in lots of different sizes.

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« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2011 09:45:43 AM »

just a tip from a fellow nail artist, a double ball stylus embossing tool works very well for dots as well and they come in lots of different sizes.

Noted, and thank you.  I always says I'm going to get actual tools.  But then I'm like, meh, I have toothpicks.  I am FAR from a professional, lol.
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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2011 11:16:14 PM »

It still looks cool in any case. Thanks for sharing  Smiley.

« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2011 04:44:52 AM »

I think its gorgeous, well done! I am also resigned to being covered in paint - actually don't mind because it makes me feel creative  Wink

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