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Awareness Ribbon Nail Art

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So it's Mother's Day weekend, and every Mother's Day, I go with my mom and grandma to this Race for the Cure for Breast Cancer.  I thought I'd paint my nails accordingly.

You can do this in whatever color you want.
 
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Step 1: What You Need

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Supplies:
  • Base color of choice (I used white)
  • Pink color
  • Top coat
  • Brush (I bought these cheapo brushes to use for nail art)

Step 2: Base

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Paint your nails your base color.  Get a nice coat.

Step 3: Decorate

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Time to decorate!

I dipped my brush right in the bottle and this might have been fine except mine has this fat handle and it got all over the handle and so it got all over my hand.

I tried doing a big ribbon on my ring finger and then tried out smaller ones on the other fingers.  I like the big on, but you can do what you like best or do both like I did.
Thnxz i used dis on my grandma's bday becuz she was a cancer survivor
Love this
brenna11234359 months ago
I love it.
caitlinsdad11 months ago
You need to use that expensive laser cutter in the office to make some tiny nail stencils. Robot with a ribbon.
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Penolopy Bulnick (author)  caitlinsdad11 months ago
Ha! I might have to do that :)
like it
HollyMann11 months ago
very nice - love that you're using a paint brush too - way to go!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  HollyMann10 months ago
Thanks! I think I'm starting to get better at painting my nails :) Those paint brushes are really helping!
lindarose9211 months ago
I love this idea, I have a nail art pen of that same pink color that would be perfect to draw these ribbons!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  lindarose9211 months ago
That would be perfect! A pink pen sounds awesome!
Yes! I've just used it for my new nail art, thank you for the inspiration! :)
Love it! I will have to remember this for Ovarian Cancer Awareness month!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  sugarkissed.net11 months ago
Sounds like a great idea :)
Such a nice idea for nail art, I'm going to try this very soon :)
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Muhaiminah Faiz11 months ago
Thanks! It's a nice simple design to try out :)
This is a great Idea :). Thanks for sharing.
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya11 months ago
You're welcome!
doodlecraft11 months ago
They look fabulous--I like the big one! My mom died battling breast cancer, so this would be the perfect tribute this weekend! Thanks for the idea! :)
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  doodlecraft11 months ago
I'm very sorry to hear that! Thankfully, I have not lost anyone and I hope they continue to research it :)
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