Happy Saturday lovelies! Yep, I’m still a day behind with the challenge but my rainbow nails were on my Instagram (which you can follow here if you’d like) yesterday. So, I’m going to act like I was on time ūüėõ Anywho, let’s get to the nails!

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Here’s what I used:

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I’m still working my way through all the new vinyls that I bought recently. In my head, if I’ve at least tried out 90% of them it will justify the purchase haha. For this look, I used these¬†skinny zig zags. The¬†vinyls¬†worked really well for accomplishing this look, which was inspired by a rainbow¬†¬†quilt that I discovered on Generations Quilt Patterns.

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  1. Start with two coats of Aspen.
  2. Then using a striping brush and black acrylic paint, add on the vertical stripes.
  3. Apply a layer of Glossy Glam and allow that to dry completely.
  4. Once that’s dry, lay down the small zig zag vinyls.
  5. Working one nail at a time, start adding the polish colors on using a detail brush (once both sides of a vinyl have polish around it, I suggest peeling it off. If you wait, the polish might dry too much and peel off with the vinyl.)
  6. Clean up.
  7. Finish with a layer of Glossy Glam.

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As much as I love this look, it was such a pain in the butt to accomplish haha! Placing vinyls is something I still struggle with, but I’m glad I fought through it because these wouldn’t have worked out if I had attempted to freehand them. But, I’d love to hear what you guys think of this look!¬†Also, what would you have painted for a rainbow design? Let me know down below!

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Thanks for reading guys! Make sure to check out what the other ladies did down below and I’ll have some gradient nails up for you guys later!

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