Sophisticated Lady: More Rhinestones
Simple DIY Nail Designs
Whether you are having a night on the town or attending an elegant social, you can never go wrong with simple DIY nail designs that with decorative rhinestones. Rhinestones have the natural ability to add refinery to any simple nail design you choose. Just make sure not to overdo it, unless you are going for the “bling” effect.
Although designs may seem difficult at first, many you can do yourself if you break the design down into patterns, shapes and layers. Simple DIY nail designs frequently include a play on the French nail manicure. The French nail manicure is a classic look that can be jazzed up to suit all occasions.
For this simple DIY nail design look, paint a thick, silver stripe diagonally across the tips of your fingers. Try to find a nail polish that has a high concentration of glitter so that it shows on your nails. Otherwise, you can always paint another coat on top.
Next, paint a thick, white stripe diagonally across your fingers, right beneath the silver stripe. This stripe will be longer in length than the silver one.
Apply 3-4 rhinestones to the base of your nail. The pattern of the rhinestones should bend slightly in the direction of the white and silver stripes you painted earlier. To apply the rhinestones, find ones that have an adhesive back, or simply place them on wet nail polish. Then paint over them (and your entire simple DIY nail designs) with a clear coat of nail polish.
Nail tip! Ditch the rhinestones if you will be creating this simple DIY nail design on short nails. There is simply not enough room for the rhinestones. If you must use them, place the rhinestones along the base of the white stripe, instead of underneath the white stripe.