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Step 2: Cut outs

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I placed my patten paper in a sheet protecter, using the knife carefully cut out the shaded in pieces.  The shapes should fit on your nail, and be rather simple.  I just used a sharpie and made some nice little designs.  

After you have the shape cut out of the sheet protecter, place a pice of tape on it (but do not push down on it) try to apply as little pressure as possible.  Simply use the hole from the sheet protecter to guide the way you cut the tape.

Try to have all the pieces you want cut out and on the tape before you start painting.  This will make things easier when you have wet nails.
....Why are we putting tape on the page protector stencil? Is this to make it stronger? If so, maybe clear packing tape might work better?