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Fabulous nails made from old magazines
This is a really simple way to get amazing nails that look like you have just come out a salon

Posted by Crafta La Vista from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Crafta La Vista's 31 projects »
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  • How to paint a magazine / newspaper nail. Read My Nails - Step 1
    Step 1

    Layer a couple of coats of the light colour nail varnish on and let it dry completely

  • How to paint a magazine / newspaper nail. Read My Nails - Step 2
    Step 2

    Drop your scrap of paper in the alcohol and leave for 15-20 seconds

    I used company magazine as the paper isn't glossy so it's more like a newspaper

  • How to paint a magazine / newspaper nail. Read My Nails - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take the paper out and hold it text/chosen image side down on the nail and hold it in place for 30ish seconds. Make sure you press down on each part of nail over that time so the paper transfers over the whole nail

  • How to paint a magazine / newspaper nail. Read My Nails - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cover the nail with clear nail varnish to seal it

  • How to paint a magazine / newspaper nail. Read My Nails - Step 5
    Step 5

    And there you have it - it really is that easy! Whist flicking through your mag, look out for tshirts etc with cool designs on them like this cat image you can ues

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
This rocks, we did it with newspaper for the book too!
Crafta La Vista
Crafta La Vista · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 33 projects
Aww cool - can't wait to buy your book Happy

I've been showing my nails off all morning in work haha
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