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Step 1: Choose five bright nail polishes

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Pick five random bright funky colours you want your nails to be.

Step 2: Paint your first nail

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Use one colour to paint your thumb all over the nail. You may need to do two coats for a block colour.

Step 3: Paint the tip of the shoe

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Making sure the nail has dried paint a white band at the tip of your nail for the front of the shoe.

Step 4: Paint on the laces

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Using a nailart pen or thin brush, paint white laces onto the nail in a zig zag. See picture

Step 5: Paint the buttons

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When the laces have dried, add black dots to the ends of the laces to make buttons. See picture.

Step 6: Add the final detail

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Using a thin brush or nailart pen, do a smaller black band within the white band you have already done.

Step 7: Put on a clear coat

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When the nail is dry, paint a clear coat over the top to make the pattern last longer.
Adorable! Love it
neenaluv6 months ago
Love It! Planning on doing my daughter's nails like this
Vissy7 months ago
Now do Doc Martins ^^
gadgeteer1237 months ago
What an amazing design. I grew up wearing Converse and Jack Purcell in the late 60's. The real test in your abilities is to show us your right hand nails. Thanks.
avalondeb7 months ago
So cute! I'm signing up my granddaughters. They will love this.
canida7 months ago
What an awesome idea! Nice. :D
Wonderful! I've always wanted to do my nails like this.... will have to try!
amarifey7 months ago
This is awesome.
freetree1237 months ago
parisusa7 months ago
Love them!
emilyshore7 months ago
That is RAD!!!!!
foobear7 months ago
poofrabbit7 months ago
Super cute!
they r cool
These look great!

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