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DIY St. Patrick's Day Nail Art

Mar 14, 2013

It's St. Patrick's Day this weekend! That means it's the perfect opportunity to get creative with nail art. That's right - there is so much more than just wearing green clothing. You can go one step further and express yourself with nail polish (and a bit of glitter). Kidzworld has scoured the blogosphere for easy DIY ways to decorate your nails. Check out our edit of the best below and get painting! All you need is nail polish (preferably green of course), nail polish pens and glitter

All shade of green nail polish!All shade of green nail polish!Courtesy of www.feelunique.com
 

Barry M gold nail glitterBarry M gold nail glitterCourtesy of www.barrym.com
 

Nail art pens!Nail art pens!Courtesy of www.amazon.com
 

RAINBOWS

Choose your favorite shade of green nailpolish and make sure to do at least a double coat. Let them dry and then go nuts with multi-color nail art pens. Simply paint a rainbow on all nails or just pick one to make it stand out. 

Rainbow nail artRainbow nail artCourtesy of www.adventuresinacetone.com
 

GO DOTTY

This one is so super easy! You can either paint white polka dots onto green nails or vice versa. Or go lime green with gold polka dots - whatever you're in the mood for! 

Easy polka dot nail  artEasy polka dot nail artCourtesy of www.spellboundnails.blogspot.com
 

GOLD GLITTER

Simply paint your nails green and put gold glitter on one half of the nail. So sparkly and festive!

Green and gold glitter nailsGreen and gold glitter nailsCourtesy of www.polishhoarderdisorder.blogspot.com
 

GREEN CHECKS

This one's a bit more complicated but the payoff is worth it! All you need is green, white and black polish and you can do this cool check pattern yourself! 

Green plaid nailsGreen plaid nailsCourtesy of www.stephscloset.com
 

SHAMROCKED

More subdued than the rest, this design still makes a big statement! The shamrock can be any color but you gotta have green in there somewhere! 

Simple green on green shamrock nail artSimple green on green shamrock nail artCourtesy of www.pinterest.com/kastarita
 

Have your say

How do you paint your nails to celebrate holidays or events? Share your nail art tips and tricks!

 

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colleenaw

colleenaw wrote:

Love love love nail art.
commented: Thu Sep 05, 2013

JennyD

JennyD wrote:

Nice. Nail art
commented: Tue Aug 20, 2013

Ginnyweasley12
I don't really like dark colors and nail art that's too much.
commented: Mon Aug 19, 2013

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