Tutorial Treat – Colorful Stencils for nails

Tutorial Treat – Colorful Stencils for nails

Guest Post By Pearl

Hey everyone, today I am sharing an easy tutorial to create colorful stencil for nails. A lot of looks can be created using different stencils.

Nail Art Tutorial
Nail Art Tutorial

For this manicure, I used Milani White on the spot as a base. The pink is Maybelline Color Show Fiesty Fuchsia and the yellow is Maybelline Sweet Sunshine.

Now on to the tutorial…

Things you will need:

  • Four nail paint shades: white, pink, yellow and black (You can use any shades depending on the image).

  • Base coat

  • Quick dry top coat.

  • Image plate (I have used Bundle Monster image plate BM02)

  • Tweezers

  • Stamper and Scrapper

  • Orange stick (you can also use a toothpick or small dotting tool)

Nail Art Tutorial


1.Select an image plate and a particular image from which you want to create the stencil.

2.Apply black nail paint on the image plate.

3.Scrap the nail paint using a scrapper.

4.Press the stamper on the nail plate and pick a clear image.  Let the image dry for 2 minutes.

Nail Art Tutorial
Nail Art Tutori

5.Fill the pink and yellow shades between the boundaries of the image using an orange tool.

6.Let it dry for 5 minutes. (This step is most important. The polish should be completely dry before proceeding further. If the image is not dry, it will smudge and ruin the stencil.)

7.While the image is drying paint your nails with the base shade and let it dry.

8.After the image dries completely on the stamper, apply a fast drying top coat on it. Let it dry for 2-3 minutes. Do this step carefully and try not to smudge the polish outside the image boundaries.

Nail Art Tutorial
Nail Art Tutorial

9.Press the tweezer along the boundaries of image carefully. The image will lift easily from the stamper.

and 10. Carefully pick the image using the tweezer.

11.Place the stencil on your nail and lightly press it using your finger.

12.Top coat your nail.

Nail Art Tutorial
Nail Art Tutorial

And you have colorful design on your nails.

Nail Art Tutorial
Nail Art Tutorial

Thanks for stopping by. Stay beautiful….

About The Author: Pearl is a professionally trained makeup artist with a passion for nail art. She has worked as a nail art instructor and is currently blogging at Precious Pearl makeup Blog. Do let us know if you have any nail art requests and Pearl will help you out with simple steps.

Who is Preetha

Preetha is an engineer turned beauty blogger from India. She loves trying out new beauty products and makeup looks. She is a mother of a one year old baby girl and loves photography, cooking and makeup of course.

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