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Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on Nov 9, 2014

22 Textured Nail DIYs To Take Your Mani To The Next Dimension

Get it? Because the nails are 3D.

1. Lace

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Lace ribbon + polish + glue.

2. Perforated Leather

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Get the full tutorial here.

3. Liquid Sand

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Put the "x" in texture.

4. You can also DIY your own.

Just use regular nail polish and embossing powder.

5. (Real!) Feather

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Check out all the steps here.

6. Studded Nails

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So you can actually be tough as nails.

7. 3D Cable Knit

8. 3D Chunky Glitter

9. Diamond Plate

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Get this 3D effect using soak off gel polish.

10. Spun Sugar

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Get the whole spin here.

11. Velvet

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Get all the info here.

12. Confetti

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It's a party for your hands.

13. Caviar

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Forget the fancy caviar nail sets you can buy, and recreate this look with craft store microbeads!

14. Or DIY it using poppy seeds.

15. Quilted Polish

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Get these chic fingernails with only polish and striping tape!

16. Raindrops

17. Denim

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For a more casual look.

18. Stained Glass

19. Strawberries

20. Pressed Leaves or Petals

Get the deets here.

21. Gold Leaf

Find out how to gild your mani here.

22. (Real!) Snakeskin

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Using real snake sluff that sheds naturally. No snakes were harmed in the making of this tutorial.

Pretty soon you'll have to make a mani cam of your own.