News Nails

I just came across this on Tumblr and thought it was great.  It’s racked up about 58,000 notes so I bet lots of you guys have seen it already, but for those that have not :

  • Have rubbing alcohol and newspaper ready.
  • Paint your nails any color and let them dry completely.
  • Cut out a section of the newspaper & place it over your nail.
  • Soak a cotton ball with rubbing alcohol and dab it over the newspaper.

If anyone tries this out, please post pics!

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7 Responses to “News Nails”

  1. Sonia Says:

    I did it on glow in the dark polish so it looks like the words are on clear nails

  2. Photographer Leia Says:

    What a wonderful idea! I will try this as soon as i get the newspaper next week.

  3. Red Says:

    Yep, that should work — I remember a similar process from a printmaking course. Neat!

  4. D. Says:

    Oooooooooooooh, I just thought of something so romantic! How about putting sections from your wedding vows on your nails for the Big Day!

  5. Kat Says:

    I think I am going to have to try this one on our next shoot… and on myself!

  6. Charmaine Says:

    This is very neat!

    I’ve tried it:

    Mine’s the fail version.

  7. Nail designs 2012 Says:

    This is just great idea. I love it. Thank you for sharing this with us.

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