My second DIY iPhone case! I need to add another layer of pink in a few places but other then that I think it is so cute! Make sure to see my more funky iPhone cover from yesterday and read more about why I started this project.
- An iPhone case. I used my free case from Sephora.
- Nail polish colors for your design. I used OPI Alpine Snow (similar) and Forever 21 Peach (similar).
- Top coat to seal in the design. I used Beauty Secrets top coat from Sally Beauty Supply.
- Magazine clippings.
Do not soak off the previous design using nail polish remover like in the previous tutorial. We want the textured look like in this close up:
If you prefer a smooth surface, start with step one from yesterday’s tutorial.
- My iPhone cover has cute stripes on the edges so to protect that cover it in scotch tape like you would corners when painting a room.
- Cover the entire back area with a base color. I had a lot of the light pink color so I used that as a base. Wait for it to dry.
- Use tape to mark off where you want your stripes. Then paint over the bare areas. I used white stripes.
- Wait until everything is completely dry before you pull off the tape. you may end up with some bald spots but it can be fixed with a little more polish, no biggie.
- Use nail polish top coat like an adhesive and apply on any magazine clippings you’d like.
- Cover the entire cover in clear top coat.
- Wait to dry and wear!
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