How to Make Cupcake Nail Art in 5 Easy Steps

Nail art is all the rage. Time and again Divas of all ages are asking us how we do our nail art, so here is a quick, 5-step tutorial so you can glam-up your basic manicures at home. The Darlings & Divas staff takes pride in our child-friendly manicure work and we have received many compliments for our designs. We would love to see some of your at-home designs. Please email your finished manicure pictures to info@darlingsanddivas.com or visit our Facebook page. 

STEP 1:

Paint a Base Coat of a polish color of your choice. We like blue, pink or purple.

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STEP 2:

Using white polish create a "cloud" at the base of the nail (use either a nail art brush or nail art polish).

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STEP 3:

Pick an accent color of your choice BRIGHTER and LIGHTER than your base color, and paint vertical stripes coming down from the "cloud".

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STEP 4:

Using red polish, paint a cherry on top. If more nail art is in your future, think about buying dotting tools (find the here on amazon.com)

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STEP 5:

Pick a second accent color to paint small dots on your white "cloud" for sprinkles. Finally, use that accent color to paint additional vertical stripes coming down from the white "cloud".

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There you go! Practice makes perfect!

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