Hello, fellow nail art enthusiasts! Today I thought I'd share with you a retro wallpaper design that I came up with. I realize that there are quite a few wallpaper designs already out there, but I loved the idea too much to not put my own spin on it.
Step 1.) After applying a basecoat, paint your nails a periwinkle shade (I used Urban Outfitters nail polish in "Crowded").
Step 2.) With a striper brush and a red-toned brown (Urban Outfitters "Idaho Potato"), make three vertical lines. I like to start out by painting the middle stripe first, because you get a better idea of how to evenly space the other two.
Step 3.) Follow the chart below to add the dotted details:
Top row: With a large dotting tool and the same brown polish, place three evenly spaced dots on the middle stripe. Then, use a mint green polish (Illamasqua "Milf") and a medium sized dotting tool to repeat the last step on the outer stripes. Try to keep the green and the brown dots alligned with each other.
Bottom row: Once the brown dots have dried, use your medium dotting tool and the mint polish to carefully place a slightly smaller dot inside each brown one. Lastly, use a small dotting tool and your brown polish to repeat the same process on top of the mint green dots (the ones on the outer stripes).
Finally, seal with a topcoat to protect your nail art!
Basecoat: Orly Bonder
Topcoat: Seche Vite