DIY Louis Vuitton-Inspired Checkerboard Nail Art In Three Easy Steps

From Marc Jacobs to Louis Vuitton, fun checkered prints have been a fashion huge trend this season. Bring the pattern off the runway and onto your nails in three easy (and crafty) steps!

What You Need:
- White nail polish
- Clear, top coat nail polish
- Cuticle nipper or small scissors
- Black plastic party bag



Step 1

Paint your nails with the white nail polish. Using black plastic party bags (black and white striped bags, like mine, will also work), cut 6 thin black strips about 1” long. Then, add a clear topcoat to the nail you would like the checkerboard nail art on.

Full-time fashion designer Aimee Santos spends her free time writing for her DIY blog, SwellMayde. She created it as a home to fuse her love of fashion and teaching others.

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