Monday, 21 November 2011

DIY: Newspaper Nails

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(…during the process of DIY newspaper nails – (without the top coat)- )

Been eager to try this out after seeing it on the Topshop blog. It’s ever so easy to do and looks great! My friends were pretty amazed that it wasn’t some kind of nail sticker.

To do this, you will need:

- Nail polish in a light shade (preferably in white)

- Clear Nail polish

- Rubbing alcohol (I’ve read that vodka works aswell, but I haven’t tried that personally)

- Small pieces of newspaper

- Small dish to pour some alcohol into

 

And just follow these steps..

1. Apply the base coat, and allow to dry.

2. Pour a little bit of rubbing alcohol in a pot or dish, and soak a small piece of newspaper in the alcohol.

3. Press the piece of newspaper on top of a nail, and gently press to allow the transfer of the print.

4. Peel back slowly.

5. Repeat this for each nail.

6. Apply a clear top coat.

And Voila! Have you guys tried this easy nail trend yet?

28 comments:

  1. i love doing this, it works with coloured print aswell! and yeah i use vodka and its works great!

    x


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  2. When i saw this I was like :O :O

    Amazing!

    Just followed you on GFC!

    Anna
    xoxo
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  3. Wowwwwwwwww, how cool are they???

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  4. Thank you so much for commenting on my blog - Your blog looks lovely as well & I'm now following! :)
    This nail technique is such a fun & creative idea; will definitely be trying this out soon!

    <3 Shawna
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  5. cool this nails!!!
    if you like we can follow!
    kiss

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  6. Nice DIY post dear.. I haven't been able to try this cos first.. Im out of white nail paint, second: I don't have rubbing alcohol. could u tel me d name of urs?. bt if u say vodka then vodka it is :)
    THanks for visiting my blog..

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  7. Really nice!

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  8. wow they are incredible! You are such a clever girl!!
    xx

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  9. Your nails are so cuuuuuteeeeeeeee!!! *

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  10. beautiful ! I love it!!
    I follow u, follow me please

    ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

    kiss
    Erika
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  11. THIS IS SO CLEVER!!! will definitely try this DIY!!! :P
    THANKS so much for such great idea.

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  12. love the nails! I've really got to try this sometime! So much fun. <3 www.rubygirlblog.com

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  13. SO cool! I need to try this! Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog! xo www.casualglamorous.com

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  14. Wow amazing nails...love them...

    Thank you for your comment in my blog... Yes let's follow each other....I'm following you now and i'm waiting for you.. ;)

    Evi xoxo

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  15. Awesome! Looks amazing. :) I'll definitely try this out.

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  16. Wow! Loooove your nails and your two rings!!!

    Great blog! :)

    Maybe, we could follow each other :)

    xoxo

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  17. I love newspaper nails. They look so unique!

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  18. OMG! What a fantastic idea. I love this. It is totally refreshing and unexpected! :)

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  19. Sure I start following! Hope you will follow back as you said

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  20. wow!!! so cool! Love it so much

    Andy

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  21. woh! This is so cool and creative ! :) Love it! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment :)

    xx
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  22. oh amazing! i need to try this :):)
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  23. what a cool idea!
    now following your lovely blog :)
    xx

    follow back? eye_spy

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  24. ahah nice idea!!!
    check out my blog dear!

    http://livinglovingtastinglife.blogspot.com/

    V.

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  25. Oh my gosh what a brilliant idea!! I must try this soon!

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  26. i STILL somehow haven't tried this. maybe over christmas holiday :)
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