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Native American tribal-inspired nail art

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...

Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!

Inspired by Native American tribes, this design gives a historical nod to seasonal nails.

Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!

Native American tribal-inspired nail art

Supplies:

  • OPI's Color So Hot It Berns
  • Essie's Sand Tropez
  • Orly's White Tips
  • Spa Ritual's Kindness
  • Spa Ritual's Positive Vibe
  • Zoya's Sarah
  • Small brush
  • Medium brush

Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!
Instructions:

1

Base

Give a tan base coat to three nails, paint a horizontal red stripe on the thumb nail and a vertical red stripe on the ring finger.

Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!


Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!

2

Stripes

Using the medium brush, paint orange stripes on either side of the red stripe, then yellow stripes on either side of the orange. Paint a dark red stripe down the center of the thick medium red stripe.

Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!

3

Details

Using the smaller paint brush, paint white tribal marks as shown. Try painting diamonds and triangles, while keeping the design simple and clean. Let dry and finish with a top coat.

Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!

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Be thankful you can rock these tribal nails!

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