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How to create the herringbone design nail art

Create the Herringbone Design Nail Art

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First pick three colors that go well together

First pick three colors that go well together

And then paint three rectangles of the colors onto your plastic. I taped a piece of a plastic bag onto an iPhone case. But thats just me(:

And then paint three rectangles of the colors onto your plastic. I taped a piece of a plastic bag onto an iPhone case. But thats just me(:

Let it dry (preferably overnight) and peel them off one by one, with the tweezers.

Let it dry (preferably overnight) and peel them off one by one, with the tweezers.

They should come off cleanly(:

They should come off cleanly(:

Paint the nail of your choice with a base color (one of the three colors that you have already chosen)

Paint the nail of your choice with a base color (one of the three colors that you have already chosen)

Cut the rough edges off, so you have three, clean cut, rectangles(:

Cut the rough edges off, so you have three, clean cut, rectangles(:

Now cut thin strips out of all of them.

Now cut thin strips out of all of them.

Like dis!(:

Like dis!(:

Now place one diagonally across the tip of ypur nail at the middle to one corner. Like that^^^

Now place one diagonally across the tip of ypur nail at the middle to one corner. Like that^^^

Do the same with the next color in a kind of weaving pattern. At a 90 degree angle.

Do the same with the next color in a kind of weaving pattern. At a 90 degree angle.

Keep going in a pattern with all three colors!

Keep going in a pattern with all three colors!

You should see the design come together by now.\ud83d\udc85

You should see the design come together by now.💅

There you go! Now cut off the ends and file away carefully, WITHOUT TUGGING!

There you go! Now cut off the ends and file away carefully, WITHOUT TUGGING!

Then put on a top coat, also put some on the tip of your nail, so it doesnt start to peel.

Then put on a top coat, also put some on the tip of your nail, so it doesnt start to peel.

And your done! And you have adorable herringbone design nails! Enjoy\u263a

And your done! And you have adorable herringbone design nails! Enjoy☺

  • 3 different color nailpolishes
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Plastic wrap/ ziploc bag
  • Nail file
  • Top coat