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Posted on September 16, 2013
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The future is a mystery so my design reflects the beauty of the cosmos. We all have a distinct existence that is as mysterious as masquerade and crystal balls. It is in our hope that the future will be bright and beautiful.

Step-by-Step Nail Art Tutorial

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Prep and apply tip to nail.  Using any medium you prefer, encase foil and sequins inside.

Prep and apply tip to nail. Using any medium you prefer, encase foil and sequins inside.  

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Drill a hole on the right corner of the tip.

Drill a hole on the right corner of the tip.  

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Create the ribbon swirls for the color plume using white acrylic on a piece of foil.  When they're dry, carefully peel off of the foil.

Create the ribbon swirls for the color plume using white acrylic on a piece of foil. When they're dry, carefully peel off of the foil.  

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Apply a medium wet ball of acrylic to the center of the nail.  Before the acrylic sets, place a few crystals on top and push toward each other.  Try to create a triangle open at the bottom of the crystal bridge for the ends of the ribbon swirls.

Apply a medium wet ball of acrylic to the center of the nail. Before the acrylic sets, place a few crystals on top and push toward each other. Try to create a triangle open at the bottom of the crystal bridge for the ends of the ribbon swirls.  

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One at a time, Put a drop of resin on each end of a ribbon swirl and glue to the base of the crystal cluster.

One at a time, Put a drop of resin on each end of a ribbon swirl and glue to the base of the crystal cluster.  

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Using a rainbow of colors, paint each ribbon swirl to create the feathery plume.  While still wet, sprinkle an iridescent sparkle on top.

Using a rainbow of colors, paint each ribbon swirl to create the feathery plume. While still wet, sprinkle an iridescent sparkle on top.  

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Glue a short piece of ball chain to a round crystal. Place a drop of glue on the other end of the chain and feed the end through the drilled hole.  Wait a few moments for the glue to dry.

Glue a short piece of ball chain to a round crystal. Place a drop of glue on the other end of the chain and feed the end through the drilled hole. Wait a few moments for the glue to dry.  

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The Mystery of Our Future will be colorful & bright :D

The Mystery of Our Future will be colorful & bright :D  

 
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LaurenBri82 - Commented 6 years ago
Those are so beautiful and intricate! I love all the detail!
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Agloskynails - Commented 5 years ago
Wowwww

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