It's been such a fun year at my Etsy store! Though my one-year business anniversary isn't until March, the past 9 months have been packed full of organizing my business, custom orders, embroidery, planning, and sales! I'm always trying new fabrics and new ideas, like some of the things I've pictured below, and I look forward to continuing to create in the coming year! Please take a minute to visit Vibrant Designs by Mimi, and when you find your dream item, use code HELLO2013 for a 10% discount (good through 1/3/13).
Friday, December 28, 2012
I took an old stick-on nametag, and cut two squares out of it to make my stencils. I used a heart-shaped craft punch to make my design, but you can choose whatever shape you want.
Peel off the back of your stencil, and arrange the design how you want it to appear on your nail as you stick the stencil on your finger.
Smoothly apply a layer of nail polish in your desired color to the top of the stencil, making sure your shape is neatly covered. I used gold crackle polish on top of clear here, but in hindsight I realized it would have been better to go for a stronger contrast!
Let the polish dry, then carefully peel stencil away. Apply a coat of clear polish to the entire nail to seal the design in place and make it last longer. Repeat on other nails as desired; you can probably reuse one stencil at least 4-5 times before you need to make a new one. Enjoy your fun nails!