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Chanel-inspired tweed and fur 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...

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Inspired by Chanel's fall 2013 fashion line, we're combining their iconic tweed print with an eclectic and trendy fur accent nail.

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

Chanel-inspired tweed and fur nail design

Supplies:

  • Blue flocking powder
  • 2 small paint brushes
  • Julep's Meryl, Orly's White Tips, China Glaze's Liquid Leather and Essie's Butler Please

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

Instructions:

1

Base coat

Start with a black base coat on all the nails except the ring finger.

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

2

Tweed print

Using the larger of the two brushes, paint some broad gray strokes both vertically and horizontally. Using the smaller of the two brushes, paint some thinner white strokes over those. Make them in a haphazard fashion so it doesn't look too perfect.

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

3

Fur

Paint a blue coat on your ring finger. While it's still wet, dip it into the flocking powder, covering the entire nail. Gently press the powder into the nail and blow away the excess. When it's dry, you can lightly brush off extra furry parts from around your nail. Finish the tweed nails with top coat.

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

Chanel inspired tweed and fur nails

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