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Dad/Photo Frame Nail

Alyssa Adams demonstrates how to do Dad/Photo Frame Nails.

Alyssa Adams demonstrates how to do Dad/Photo Frame Nails.

  

1. Using a regular printer and paper, shrink and print desired photo. Cut the printed photo to fit on the nail, leaving a small border to ensure a good seal around the photo.

  

2. Apply a thin layer of acrylic to the nail, let dry, and lightly mist the photo with alcohol (this improves the flexibility of the paper without running the ink). Adhere the photo to the nail with nail glue.

  

3. Cover the nail with clear acrylic; file and buff. Apply crystals to frame the photo.




Alyssa Adams, Claws and Stilettos, New Port Richey, Fla.

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Want to see your nail art how-to here? Email tracy.rubert@bobit.com

You can also mail your tips (one for each step) and written instructions to Tracy Rubert, NAILS Magazine, 3520 Challenger St., Torrance, CA 90503. Make sure to include your name, salon name (if applicable), city, state, and contact information. When mailing us tips for Nail Art Studio, please mail them in a padded envelope or box to keep the nail tips fully intact in transit.



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