Today I'm sharing two manicures I created that were inspired by lace. One is a turquoise nail with a white design and the other uses a nude color with a black design. I drew out the designs step-by-step so that you can easily learn how to recreate them.
Turquoise with white lace design
For the nail color, I used Sally Hansen Hards as Nails Xtreme Wear in Mint Sorbet. I applied 2 coats.
I took white polish to create connected dots across the nail.
I used a striper to make X's under the dots.
I added single dots above the existing design and toward the middle of the nail.
This design sort of reminds me of a wedding cake!
Nude nails with black lace design
I started by painting my nails with a nude color (I painted my nails with 2 coats of Tickle My France-y by OPI).
I made a solid black line across my nails using a striper.
I used the striper for the rest of the design as well, but this design is a little bit harder to explain. To easily see how it was done, take a look at the step-by-step diagram below.
It looks like a complicated design, but when broken down into steps it's not so hard.
I like how both of the designs turned out. Try them on yourself or use them as inspiration.
I'd love to see pictures of your lace nails! Share them with me on Twitter or Instagram by using #peekandponder
How do you like these designs? Are the step-by-step drawings helpful?
Will you try them?