DIY: Cat Nails

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With cats being my favorite animal, and nail art being one of my favorite past times, I just couldn't resist creating this tutorial. It's simple, yet unique enough to stand out.

TOOLS: nail art polishes in black and white, and gold nail polish (I used Key to My Art by Finger Paints). Optional: toothpicks, and a topcoat.

DIRECTIONS:
1. Paint your nails gold, or any color you would like to have as a base.
2. Paint a half circle on one of your nails with the black nail art brush.
3. Using the same brush, add triangles the top of your half-circle. These will be the ears.
4. Using the white nail art brush (or a toothpick), paint on the eyes, by making a small concave arched line, and a convex one below it.
5. Paint a vertical black stripe through the middle of each "eye".

**TIP: Modify this design to wear on Halloween by using orange nail polish, instead of gold.

15 comments

Alyssa May Edwards said...

Okay how cute is this?! And not to mention your cute little kitty :) I am a little obsessed:)

xoxo,
Alyssa

GirlieBlogger@Beauty Fashion Blog Seattle said...

Super cute. And creative too.
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Eleanor said...

your cat is so cute!!! i love him! :)
and this nail art is amazing... im so bad at nail art, you are my inspiration!! i need to work on getting my left hand as good as my right! haha :)
xxx
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| C AND C | Sarmin said...

This is too adorable. My friend is going to be a cat for Halloween, I need to show her this.

TheTinyHeart said...

That is TOO cute! Thanks for the stopping by my blog...I'm following now :)

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LORENA PIZZO said...

grazie di essere passata dal mio blog.ti seguo con molto piacere :-)
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Cynthia Gonzales said...

hey! you've got the cutest nail art tutorials in your blog :) this is so cool, I'll have to try it soon.

thanks for stopping by my blog! xx

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apple said...

i love it. must try. :) thanks for visiting my blog, btw. xD

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apple said...

i love it. must try. :) thanks for visiting my blog, btw. xD

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Mugdha said...

Oh my goodness, I looove this! Definitely gonna try it out like...tonight. Also, new Taylor Swift single, what are your thoughts?!

Miranda M. said...

Oh my goodness the kitty!! He knows you did a cat nail haha

MRS said...

So cute! Love the nail posts!

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lil deli said...

You blog is adorable! :) I love the photo with kitty in the background.

Stills said...

This is so cute! Gotta try it out :)

Following you :)

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Olive Green Anna said...

These are wicked nails!

Anna