Wet Paint: DIY Nail Polish Splatter Paint Canvas

Miss Kris Nail Polish Graffiti Jackson Pollock 1-1Where do I find my crafty inspiration, you ask?!? Well today it came when I knocked over a bottle of nail polish while trying to tackle my at home mani. See this is usually why I get my nails done at the salon… I ALWAYS make a mess! Thankfully, this is not my first day at the DIY mani rodeo and there was a piece of paper there to protect my furniture from my handy work! When I was finished painting, the paper reminded me of a Jackson Pollock painting and inspired my afternoon project. What a fab way to add a little color to a plain white canvas.

Miss Kris Nail Polish Graffiti Jackson Pollock 2MATERIALS: The most important is nail polish! The best thing about this project is that you can make it whatever colors you want. Clearly I have a lot of polished to choose from. I recommend choosing 4 to 5 of your favorites. You’ll also need a white stretched canvas and spray paint.

Miss Kris Nail Polish Graffiti Jackson Pollock 3First create the base color by spray painting your canvas. I chose to paint my canvas gold, but you can use silver or whatever color you wish!

Miss Kris Nail Polish Graffiti Jackson Pollock 4Then, apply your nail polish. Have fun with this! The color combo is completely up to you.

Miss Kris Nail Polish Graffiti Jackson Pollock 5For this project just remember that it’s important to layer your colors. Once you’re done splattering and layering be sure to allow a few hours dry time.

Miss Kris Nail Polish Graffiti Jackson Pollock 6

What do you guys think? What color combination would your choose?

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4 responses

  1. Cool DIY idea! I can understand your reasons to visit a salon for your nails. I just knocked over my bottle of nail polish yesterday. I was painting my nails while laying in bed. Not a good idea, my sheets are covered with nail polish.

    April 15, 2014 at 2:01 am

  2. This is so fun!

    April 15, 2014 at 5:15 am

  3. Love this! I’ve done it with paint, but never nail polish! Time to get crafty…

    Lindsay,
    http://www.fatfreefashion.com

    April 15, 2014 at 6:45 am

  4. This is such a cute idea! I have tons of nail polish! I would use different shades of blue and dusty rose pinks

    April 16, 2014 at 8:17 am

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