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Gold Leaf Fingernails

Posted by  ·  June 20, 2012  ·  Last Updated: May 10, 2016

I am excited to be offering 30 days of fun crafts to keep kids active and entertained this summer! You won’t want to miss a day of these fun crafts for kids from some amazing bloggers! Please be sure to pay them a visit!

Hello Skip To My Lou-ers!  I am Mandi from Vintage Revivals,  I am so excited to share with you a fun summer craft that you can do with your daughters!

My 9 year old loves all things fingernails.  I love all things guilded.  So basically this project is a match made in motherhood heaven!

Start by rounding up your supplies:

Now hold on to your skirts ladies, this is the easiest tutorial I have ever done.

Guilded Fingernails copy

1. Make sure that your nails are clean and dry.

2. Paint Basecoat.

3.  Tear off a small piece of Gold Leaf.

4.  While Basecoat is still tacky press Gold Leaf on.  Let it cure for 5 minutes.

Once your 5 minutes have passed use your cuticle stick to gently scrape away the excess gold leaf and put a few layers of a clear topcoat on.

Guilded Fingernails 2

It’s a fun way to pass a summer afternoon and spend some one on one time with your girls!

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  1. Thursday, June 21st, 2012
    so cute! and girly! ;)