Polka Dot Nails Tutorial


I wanted my first post to be interesting and a little different, so I have decided to write a tutorial. In this post I will demonstrate how to create cute polka dot nails / toadstool nails. I am in no way a nail expert! But, this is a super easy, sweet style that is perfect for Spring/Summer.

What You Will Need:
-Clear Nail Varnish
-White Nail Varnish (For the spots)
-Coral/Red Nail Varnish
-A Paperclip (you'll need to unfold it)
-Determination! Haha I'm kidding, it's easy, honest!

1. Apply your clear nail varnish as a base. I am using Sally Hansen Nail Growth Miracle. It's amazing, I love it. I truly believe that it does help my nails grow! 

2. Apply your red nail varnish. I am using Barry M Gelly Hi Shine in 317, Passion Fruit. It is a lovely coral/red colour. However, you can use any colour of your choice here. If you want blue as your base colour with polka dots that's cool! It's entirely up to you! 

3. Take your paperclip and unfold the end like so. 

4. Dip the end of your paperclip into the white nail varnish. 

5. Now carefully tap the end of the paperclip onto your nails to create the spot effect. The lighter you press the smaller the spot. I have quite small nails (I have really tiny hands, thanks genetics) so I just gently tapped the paperclip onto my nail to create small spots. You could press harder and put a thicker layer of nail varnish onto the paperclip if you wanted bigger spots. You will have to keep dipping the paperclip into the white nail varnish to ensure you have enough varnish on it to create the spots. 

6. Do this on every nail and ta-da! You have some super cute nails!
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial! :) 

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  1. Love it!n The fact that it is so simple aswell and very original! Great post Chole :)

    Rebecca | Blog

    1. Thank you! I'm so glad you liked it! Thank you for stopping by! I shall check out your blog x

    2. Your very welcome! I forgot to ask have you got the GFC button so that I can follow you? (If not you just go on gadgets and search followers and it should appear xo)

    3. I have just installed it! If it hasn't appeared just let me know, I may have done something wrong. I'm a newbie as you can tell haha! Thank you very much for helping me out and for the follow! :) xo

    4. Awh! Would have loved being your 1st follower but am your 4th thats something! :)

  2. I'm definitely not patient enough for nail art, but this is so cute! The paperclip idea is fantastic too :)xx

    Pillarbox Post

    1. Thank you so much! It's honestly super easy though! :) Thank you for stopping by! :) xo

  3. Great first post! I never thought of using a paper clip, thanks for the idea :)
    Would you like to follow each other on GFC, g+, and bloglovin? Let me know on my blog :)


  4. Thank you! And you are more than welcome! :) Yes, that would be lovely xo

  5. This is so cute! I'm not patient enough for something like that, but I adore the result.

    xx Mimmi, Muted Mornings

  6. Love the nails! And great tip with the paperclip :) I'm not very good with nail art but I really wish I was haha.
    -Paige (http://paigeelizabeth1.blogspot.fr/) :)

    1. Thank you! So glad you enjoyed the post! xo

  7. This is gorgeous!!!! Love it - add a touch of glitter and it's the perfect xmas nail! :)

    Layla xx



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