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May 16, 2011

Newspaper Nails


NEWSPAPER NAILS! How cool is this? You can do it super easily. 
Here’s how to do it:
You’ll need:
- squares of newspaper a little bigger than your nails (personalize with whatever newspaper content you want ^.^)
-rubbing alcohol in a container that you can put your fingers into
-white nail polish
-clear nail polish (optional)
1) Coat your fingernails with white nail polish. Let them dry entirely before moving on to the next step.
2) Dip one fingernail into the rubbing alcohol for about 30-40 seconds (sometimes, more time is needed)
3) Remove your finger from the alcohol and press down a square of newspaper onto that fingernail. Don’t move it after you’ve put it down! It will smudge. Leave the square on until all the rubbing alcohol on your finger has been used up or you notice the the newspaper design has transferred.
4) Repeat with each of your nails
5) Paint over with a coat of clear nail polish for a more finished look
Note: Some newspaper might stick to your nails when doing this. After your newpaper nails have dried you can wash that newspaper off with water.

5 comments:

Aria Devi said...

ASDFGHJK THATS SO FREAKING COOL. im doing it when i have the time. ahh that's awesome!!

ednoludomlado said...

This is a great idea!! Can't wait to try it!

Anonymous said...

Wow

Donna Grace said...

Love it! Thanks!!!

Ericka Machuca said...

I've done this with pages of my favorite books as well! If you are careful, it won't damage the book.