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How to paint tetris nails

Paint Tetris Nails

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Prepare your nails first. For me, this meant getting rid of that chip on my thumb

Prepare your nails first. For me, this meant getting rid of that chip on my thumb

I find having one of these blocks is really useful! You don't have to use every side on every nail but it's great for tidying up before painting them

I find having one of these blocks is really useful! You don't have to use every side on every nail but it's great for tidying up before painting them

All gone!

All gone!

Now we are ready to paint, pop on 1 layer of basecoat

Now we are ready to paint, pop on 1 layer of basecoat

Paint at least 2 coats of white onto all nails. Alternatively, you can paint the ring finger white and all the others in a colour you will use for your tetris pieces (see cover photo)

Paint at least 2 coats of white onto all nails. Alternatively, you can paint the ring finger white and all the others in a colour you will use for your tetris pieces (see cover photo)

Once they are dry, make a grid like this on the ring finger using (very) thin cut electrical tape

Once they are dry, make a grid like this on the ring finger using (very) thin cut electrical tape

Fill in some of the squares with tetris shapes using different colours- be creative!

Fill in some of the squares with tetris shapes using different colours- be creative!

Remove the tape (before the polish dries!)  and you will be left with something like this. Top coat will even out any bumps \ud83d\ude09

Remove the tape (before the polish dries!) and you will be left with something like this. Top coat will even out any bumps 😉

Tape off the tips of the remaining nails and paint them the colours you used for your tetris blocks

Tape off the tips of the remaining nails and paint them the colours you used for your tetris blocks

Topcoat and you're done!

Topcoat and you're done!

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