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PHOTOS: Try this cool flamingo nail design 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...

Nature takes over your nails

This nail design is inspired by a look from Vika Gazinskaya, Spring 2014. A slim tree's branches rise upward and take the shape of the nail's moon. With a flamingo on the accent nail, this design is a stylish juxtaposition of winter and summer.

Flamingo nail design

Nature takes over your nails

Supplies:

  • Essie's Sand Tropez
  • Zoya's Kara
  • China Glaze's Liquid Leather
  • Small paint brush

Nature takes over your nails

Instructions:

1

Base

Nature takes over your nails

Begin with a tan base coat.

2

Paint the tree

Nature takes over your nails

Nature takes over your nails

Nature takes over your nails

Nature takes over your nails

Using the small brush, paint a line down the middle of each nail. Then paint some branches coming out from the top to form the 'moon' shape of your nail. Add more paint at the top to emphasize the moon.

3

Flamingo

Nature takes over your nails

Nature takes over your nails

Using the small brush, paint a pink flamingo on each accent nail. Add a black beak and legs. Let the design dry and finish with a top coat.

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