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Feathered ombre nails inspired by Chanel

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...

Whimsical, boho and bright

Get your nails bohemian chic with this nail design inspired by Chanel's fall 2013 fashion collection!

Whimsical, boho and bright

Feathered ombre nails inspired by Chanel fashion


  • Small paint brush
  • China Glaze's Liquid Leather
  • Orly's White Tips
  • Essie's Butler Please
  • Orly's La Vida Loca
  • Sephora by OPI's Hi Def

Whimsical, boho and bright



Base coat

Begin with a black base coat. Using the small paint brush, paint small feathered strokes of white from the top of the nail, going down into a point.

Whimsical, boho and bright


Layer feather colors

Let that dry and then layer some more feathered strokes of blue on the top half of the white strokes, and some pink on the bottom half. Dab in a few orange strokes toward the middle for a fun accent color.

Whimsical, boho and bright

Whimsical, boho and bright

Whimsical, boho and bright

Whimsical, boho and bright

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