Inspired by a striped top from Marc Jacobs’ Spring/Summer 2013 collection and an Instagram showing off Khloe Kardashian’s latest manicure, we decided to have a little fun with a roll of metallic tape. Here’s a set of two über easy and not to mention, cheap, DIYs that’ll put you on trend in a snap.
Things you’ll need:
+ Metallic Tape / Black Cloth Tape.
+ Painted nails
+ Plain top
First, comes the manicure …
Step 1: Measure thin strips using a pencil and ruler …
Step 2: … And with a blade, cut it out.
Step 3: Play around with the positioning for the stripes, and when you’re ready, peel off and start sticking them into place.
Step 4: Cut any excess off, and apply a layer of top coat.
And on to the next – the Marc Jacobs-inspired tee!
Step 1: Trim a little off the metallic tape to match MJ’s stripe width. I found that the regular ruler size is PERFECT for this! Make six strips – I made them to magazine length.
Step 2: Use a tape or anything to mark a straight line before you begin.
Step 3: Use the same ruler to adjust the placing of the six strips.
Step 4: Peel the tape and stick on.
While the nails lasted for about six days, note that the t-shirt will be a one-outfit type of affair. Happy DIY-ing!