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Nail design: San Diego Chargers manicure tutorial

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...

Charge ahead of the game!

The best way to accessorize at the game is on your nails!

San Diego Chargers fan-icure

San Diego Chargers-themed nails


  • Small and medium paint brush
  • Essie's Bikini So Teeny
  • Essie's After School Boy Blazer
  • Sinful Colors' Pull Over
  • Orly's White Tips

Fan-icure: San Diego Chargers | -- supplies




Fan-icure: San Diego Chargers | -- base

Start with a white base coat.


Alternating stripes

Fan-icure: San Diego Chargers | -- alternating stripes

Alternate navy and blue stripes on each of the nails, excluding the thumb.



Fan-icure: San Diego Chargers | -- lightning

Using the medium brush, paint yellow lightning bolts on each of the nails, vertically on top of the stripes. On the thumb, paint the rounded lightning bolt logo.



Fan-icure: San Diego Chargers | -- details

Fan-icure: San Diego Chargers | -- final result

Using the small brush, paint a thin blue line around the rounded bolt. Let it dry and then paint a navy line around that. Let dry and finish with a top coat.

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