Ok, I decided to do something fun today with my daughter as we’re both huge Dr. Who fans. David Tennant is our all time favorite Dr. and we love the Tardis so I ordered some nail decals from Boston Nail Art and used nail polish that I already had on hand.
I am a total geek at heart and projects like this are so much fun for me.
How our Dr. Who nails turned out!
The Decals – I paid $4.00 + free shipping for the decals from Boston Nail Art. You get 50 decals with 3 different designs. 20 “Doctor Who” lettering decals, 20 Tardis decals and 10 Dr. Who Tardis logo decals.
You get detailed instructions with the decal package. First you polish with a light color. Next up you soak the decals in water for 15 seconds to remove the paper from the plastic so that you can cut them to the correct size and apply to your nails. Finally you add a clear top coat.
It was super simple to remove the paper from the decal with water and I found that cutting them was really easy too. The decals do not have adhesive so you need to place them on your nail while they are wet.
The Polish – I used Sinful Colors in Midnight Blue, Ulta in Bam-Blue-Zled and a no name clear coat that I’ve had for awhile.
First up I polished my nails with Midnight Blue on my thumb and pinkie nail. This color is gorgeous, covers in one coat and looks like Tardis blue. I painted my remaining 3 nails with the Bam-Blue-Zled and applied the decals. Finally I applied the clear coat. The only odd thing I noticed was that the ink on the decals seems to smudge in a few spots and that when the top coat dried I could see the plastic edges so I touched up a few areas with the Bam-Blue-Zled.
My thought is that my clear coat might have been too old or that I should have used a thicker bottom color. The Bam-Blue-Zled was pretty thin.
Overall I think the look is pretty cool and we’re now ready for a Dr. Who marathon!