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Wonder Wednesdays: Newspaper Nail Tutorial


Oh I am so excited to share this nail technique with you. It's super easy, dries almost instantly and you probably have a few newspapers laying around the house, no? I've added a fun unique twist by topping my manicure with a matte top coat. Here in my tutorial I used vodka to transfer the ink to my nails, but you can also use rubbing alcohol (for those of who don't have hard liquor lying around. I had to buy mine, completely forgetting that I had an alternative in the emergency aid kit).

 



What you will need:
  • Creamy based nail polish. I used OPI Time-less is More
  • Matte nail polish top coat, or a traditional top coat
  • A newspaper, cut into small strips



Be sure to check out my previous creative nail week posts!
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15 comments

  1. Wow, this is so cool and unique! I've never seen anything like it!

    Leia

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  2. This look easy enough to try! :) Love the end result.

    P.S. The wibiya bar at the bottom kept coming in the way of your text. i refreshed the screen but it wldn't go. May be 'coz I use Bloglovin' but thought will let you know! :)

    ♡ from © tanvii.com

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  3. Amber, when you write about stuff like this I feel very much out of place. Can you not write about, I don't know, the end of 'Desperate Housewives'? Actually, scrap that idea.

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  4. How fun! I've never seen anything like it!

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  5. WOW - you are actually a nail polish genius! I am going to use this idea too! <3
    I love it so much Amber <3

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  6. That is really cool! And just to clarify, what do you keep in your first aid kit: rubbing alcohol or vodka haha? I hope its vodka...

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  7. I love your nail tutorials. You're the queen of fabulous nails!

    And as a former newspaper reporter, I love you for this style. Hehe. ;)

    I could use that vodka for non-nail purposes right now though. Let's be real. xo

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  8. Wow, this is amazing! I'm loving your blog already...and following now! I'm glad you had fun going through my Italy photos too :)

    xo
    Rachel

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  9. what a cool thing to do. great tutorial.

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  10. I have seen a couple of bloggers with this look now, and I love it more every time I see it. It's just so unique!!!!

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

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  11. Interesting. This is so cool. I want to try this out.

    Jackie

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  12. this is sooo clever and creative! I am defs trying it out!

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  13. So awesome love doing this look.

    PS. Thx for your comment on my blog and I would love to follow each other if you like. Let me know and hope to hear from you soon.


    <3 Marina
    Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle

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  14. I've never heard of anything like this, didn't know it was possible! Looks so cool! I must try! :)

    cheers,
    --Megan//The Martian Tide

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  15. hands down the best nail art ever!
    hugs,
    Nelly
    www.massacredmascara.blogspot.com

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