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Awesome Nail Tip!

Monday, July 16, 2012

We stumbled upon the OH SO PRETTY the DIARIES blog by Samantha and Casey on Pinterest and we were totally inspired by their genius nail design idea!

For those of us who want to come up with a cool funky design and practice first or even for those of us who can't paint with our left or right hands- this tip is for you!

1. Apply your design to a zip lock bag and let each layer dry in between application.

2. Once the deign is fully dried, peel it off gently and apply to your nail the same way you would a nail decal.

3. Press the design onto your nails and file off any excess polish from your design.

4. Set it with a top coat and you're good to go!

-Patti, contributing elfette


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tlatrice wrote:
1) 7/16/2012 1:21:25 AM
This is pretty clever! However, I don't think I'd have the patience to do it. And my right hand would look a mess because I don't think I'd be able to apply them with my left hand! LOL!!!
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Caateryna wrote:
2) 7/16/2012 9:16:38 AM
I have done this before as well, a good tip is to use paper hole punchers in neat little shapes!
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ArianaB wrote:
3) 7/16/2012 2:05:23 PM
That's a smart idea!
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Anj wrote:
4) 7/16/2012 8:58:26 PM
Oh wow!I definitely have to try this tip. THANKS.
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sarah0801 wrote:
5) 7/19/2012 1:29:01 PM
this is a great idea i just dont understand the zip lock bag part
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MargeLee wrote:
6) 7/21/2012 9:48:02 AM
Plenty more tips on You Tube. Love marbled patterns on nails, way too pretty!
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cupcakedaisy wrote:
7) 7/21/2012 9:49:10 AM
I saw this on Pinterest the other day! So cool. It's the same concept as those stick on nail polish strips, but waaaayyy cheaper. Especially if you use ELF :)
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Hunter wrote:
8) 7/21/2012 9:49:52 AM
Awesome idea! I'm trying this out today!
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LisaLu wrote:
9) 7/21/2012 9:50:36 AM
That is a great idea! I had never thought of it. You can be really creative that way and not have to worry about fixing mistakes. Thank you!
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Max13 wrote:
10) 7/21/2012 9:51:00 AM
Wow, never thought about doing that. Definitely gonna try it out!
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dr. kids wrote:
11) 7/21/2012 9:51:04 AM
love it!
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StephBre wrote:
12) 7/21/2012 9:51:28 AM
Hey, so I was thinkin about trying this even though I might not have the patience but it'll save me $$$ because going to the nail salon is costly
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Pinky wrote:
13) 7/21/2012 9:54:49 AM
this is an awesome tip. how on earth did they think of that though. trial and error though. I cant wait to try this. this is so much more cost effective than the other nail polish strips on the market
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Paustin wrote:
14) 7/21/2012 9:55:03 AM
That is a genius idea! I am terrible at painting my nails and I always get it everywhere so this will make my nails look so much better and easier to do! :)
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Allie222 wrote:
15) 7/21/2012 10:04:01 AM
What a great idea!
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Toodabarn wrote:
16) 7/21/2012 10:06:53 AM
Awesome Idea!! Thank you so much for posting this. I'm on vacay right now but as soon as I get home I'm gonna try this :)
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chanelle82 wrote:
17) 7/21/2012 10:08:35 AM
Wow so cool I am going to have to try this! :) Like the design! :)
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cyndy_152000 wrote:
18) 7/21/2012 10:10:07 AM
love getting new tips
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poketvenus wrote:
19) 7/21/2012 10:17:59 AM
This works well, especially if you keep the design thin. My obsession right now is galaxy nails. My nails look lie the milky way.
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nicolepac wrote:
20) 7/21/2012 10:18:29 AM
Me and my sister love doing this! It works great for small designs. I love doing stars! Be careful when you do this though- make sure you don't make them too thick or they'll look funny on your nail!
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anicole wrote:
21) 7/21/2012 10:18:53 AM
I've seen this recently, and i realy want to try it. its an amazing idea.
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Jillsie wrote:
22) 7/21/2012 10:20:31 AM
Love this design!
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seb018 wrote:
23) 7/21/2012 10:24:56 AM
I dig this. Id want to try it with blue and purple and green.
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irenie wrote:
24) 7/21/2012 10:28:04 AM
This sounds like so much fun... Am going to try this!!! Thanks for the tip!
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Lemonwwe13 wrote:
25) 7/21/2012 10:28:40 AM
Love this!! I'm going to try it later today :)
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Fancy C. wrote:
26) 7/21/2012 10:29:27 AM
This is a great idea for a busy school or work week. Thanks!
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BeautyGirl wrote:
27) 7/21/2012 10:32:01 AM
Sounds interesting but I think for me it's too complicated
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queenb82 wrote:
28) 7/21/2012 11:53:19 AM
THis is a great tip. Can;t wait to try
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Nico's Mom wrote:
29) 7/21/2012 12:05:03 PM
This would be great fun for me and my daughter. Thanks for the post.
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Brie wrote:
30) 7/21/2012 12:51:19 PM
Great idea! trying this very soon! Hopefully it'll work better than that nail stamper..ugh.
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Hobbitwife wrote:
31) 7/21/2012 12:57:03 PM
This a fantastic idea!! Even can be used if you aren't sure if a polish color looks good on you. You can try it on with out using remover if you don't like it! Slip your finger in the bag & paint! Love those plastic bags!!
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V3r01989 wrote:
32) 7/21/2012 2:47:14 PM
I would definetly love to try this!
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BUDWARDDIDDLE wrote:
33) 7/21/2012 5:14:53 PM
I love nail art! It's fun to decorate your nails with different things!
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