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Two-tone silver party nails.
Whether on natural nails or false these nails are simple and stylish.
The tutorial uses false nails but this design is simple enough to do on your own nails.

Posted by George B. from Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom • Published See George B.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take a light silver sparkly varnish.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 2
    Step 2

    Paint half the nail in the light silver and repeat on each nail on one hand making sure that you paint on either the outside or inside sides of each nail. Repeat on the other hand. Apply 2-3 coats depending on the transparency of the varnish.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take a dark silver polish.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 4
    Step 4

    Paint the remaining half of each nails with the darker polish. Apply 2-3 as before.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 5
    Step 5

    Take a black nail art pen or a very fine brush and some black varnish. You will be using blobs the size of the blob shown on the nail pen. Practice a few times to get the right amount of varnish.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 6
    Step 6

    Starting at the bottem of the nails apply small blobs of black varnish up the 'seam' of the two silver. Apply these approx. 1mm apart. Do not rush or make you blobs too large or you may end up with them merging into one another.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 7
    Step 7

    Apply blobs of black varnish all the way up the length of the nail on each nail.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 8
    Step 8

    Take a clear nail varnish.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cover the nail with a layer or two of clear varnish, wait until the nails near enough dry before you d this otherwise you might drag the blobs.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Silver Nails - Step 10
    Step 10

    And wallah you are done (just wait for them to dry!).

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Syeyon K.
Syeyon K. · Kathmandu, Central Region, NP · 67 projects
Steam punk!!
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Lindsey  N.
Lindsey N. · Backus, Minnesota, US · 29 projects
Ooo, how chic!
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Emmie J.
Emmie J. · Florida, New York, US
Cool i love these! <3
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EbonyMae.
EbonyMae. · Kingswinford, England, GB · 2 projects
you could make red and green ones for christmas and some two tone pink ones for valentines! :]
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Elizabeth M.
Elizabeth M. · Torrington, Wyoming, US
wow that just gave me a lot of ideas to do
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Lady Lolita
Lady Lolita · Taft, California, US
That's way cool! I only hope I can get my dots even... My left hand is pretty usless!
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Larkie D.
Larkie D. · 3 projects
Very pretty nails. The black dots down the center add a nice, original touch.
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LaKore
LaKore · Vinton, Virginia, US · 1 project
pretty!!!
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