30 Canadatastic DIY-Able Manicures For Canada Day

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1. Subtlety is overrated. Spell out your love on your hands!

Use a toothpick or striping brush to make letters!

2. Or, show where your heart is with a cleverly placed flag of love!

3. Nothing says Oh Canada like a great Maple Leaf design

Look achieved with a stamping kit - Google ‘Konad Nail Stamping’, or ‘BundleMonster Nail Stamping’ to find patterned plates

4. Draw your leaves by hand if you’re steady under pressure

This is not for the faint of art (see what I did there?)

5. Check out this fab French-Canadian Manicure!

Sometimes I am even too clever for myself.

6. And this one too!

Nope, no idea how they got those leaves so perfect. Guessing stamps or magic.

7. Ok, leaves are hard. Take a look at these patterned pretties. Dots..

10. And fab houndstooth

Click the link for a FULL DIY instructional

11. Be a metallic maven with a foil leaf

Seal on a cutout with clear polish layers

12. Or join the gliteratti with stamps and sparkles

13. Bring on the bling with some tapered talons

14. Or some carefully curated crystals

15. Or get psychadelic with custom tie-dye

Google “marbled nail polish”

16. Show your bleeding love for Canada

17. Or pick a slightly less sanguine style

18. Add some subtle zigs and zags in colorblocked nails

19. Or highlight your half-moons with radiant red

20. Can’t pick just one design? Mix and match!

21. Or, match and mix

22. And don’t be afraid to overdo it- holiday nails are made for fun!

23. Fly flags from every finger

24. Or just focus on one fantastic accent

25. Alternately, go for the split with dual-personality nails

26. Not so into red? Go with a creative monochrome take, eh?

Hint: this design used tiny temporary tattoos

27. Won “Steadiest Hands” in the latest yearbook? Try this one on for size

Who’s an eager beaver now?

28. Full flag stamps make sure no one misses your message

29. Switch up the look with an unexpected white-on-red motif

30. Whatever design speaks to you, just go with it- it’s all about celebrating Canada, and your own awesome skills.

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