How to Paint Nested Triangle Nails

P.S. Nested Triangles is what the original creator of the design called it.

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How to Paint Nested Triangle Nails
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Paint a base coat. I'm using OPI Nail Envy.

Paint a base coat. I'm using OPI Nail Envy.

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Paint your first color. One or two coats, you can choose. Wait at least a half hour (I waited more between each triangle because I was watching DW and kept getting distracted.)

Paint your first color. One or two coats, you can choose. Wait at least a half hour (I waited more between each triangle because I was watching DW and kept getting distracted.)

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Tape the sides to form a triangle. Sorry for the awkward pic triangle, but you couldn't see the tape so I added the pic. The triangle is what you will paint...

Tape the sides to form a triangle. Sorry for the awkward pic triangle, but you couldn't see the tape so I added the pic. The triangle is what you will paint...

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Take off the tape while the polish is wet still for cleaner lines. *And you can use two, three, or four colors.

Take off the tape while the polish is wet still for cleaner lines. *And you can use two, three, or four colors.

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Wait for it to dry, then tape a triangle with the point toward your cuticle. *You can use regular tape, it's just easier to see the nail tape.* Paint the little triangle...

Wait for it to dry, then tape a triangle with the point toward your cuticle. *You can use regular tape, it's just easier to see the nail tape.* Paint the little triangle...

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Remove the tape quickly and then wait for it to be dry.

Remove the tape quickly and then wait for it to be dry.

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Tape another triangle with the point going toward the end of your nail.

Tape another triangle with the point going toward the end of your nail.

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Remove the tape.

Remove the tape.

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Then clean up as needed with a small brush or q-tip and polish remover. Then topcoat and you're done!

Then clean up as needed with a small brush or q-tip and polish remover. Then topcoat and you're done!

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Condensed little pictorial.

Condensed little pictorial.

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Hope they turn out awesome!   Tell me what kind of guides you'd like to see and I'll work on them.    *I just used nail tape for my thumb.

Hope they turn out awesome! Tell me what kind of guides you'd like to see and I'll work on them. *I just used nail tape for my thumb.

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