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Starfish print nails

Kara Endres is a graphic designer, illustrator and fashion blogger based in south Florida. She showcases her DIY skills on her blog, Sprinkles in Springs, as well as shopping guides, trends, fashion inspiration, illustrations, and nail a...

A playful nail design fit for the beach

We translated one of the ocean's cutest inhabitants onto nails in this fun nail art pattern.

A playful nail design fit for the beach

Starfish print nails

Supplies: 

  • Dotting tool
  • Small paint brush
  • Essie's Bikini So Teeny, Sephora by OPI's Hi Def, Sally Hansen's Mellow Yellow

A playful nail design fit for the beach

Instructions:

1

Base coat

Start with a blue base coat. We used three coats for maximum opacity.

A playful nail design fit for the beach

2

Starfish

With the small paint brush, paint five lines in the shape of a star and fill in to make the starfish shape. Repeat this over each nail, putting the starfish in different places and coming in from the sides.

A playful nail design fit for the beach

A playful nail design fit for the beach

3

Details

Using the dotting tool, put yellow dots down each arm of the starfish. Let it dry and finish with a top coat!

A playful nail design fit for the beach

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