A Perfectly Boho DIY Mani Inspired by Coachella

Love those festival vibes? Incorporate them into your wedding day with this awesome manicure.
by Andrea Fowler
  1. Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    For all those festival lovers out there who are also super into chic bridal manis, this is the best of both worlds. Mars the Salon put together a step-by-step nail tutorial to walk you through how to get fabulous festival nails, whether it's for the bachelorette or wedding day.

  2. Step 1

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Apply a base coat. (Easy enough, right?)

  3. Step 2

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Apply a sheer dark blue nail polish at the bottom of your nails.

  4. Step 3

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    To create a gradient, apply a sheer light blue nail polish to the whole nail directly after the dark blue nail polish.

  5. Step 4

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    After the light blue, apply a sheer orange color to the top half of your nail.

  6. Step 5

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    After the orange, apply a sheer pastel yellow polish to your tips. The colorful sunset is done!

  7. Step 6

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    With a toothpick, draw one leaf of a palm tree with black nail polish on the index finger.

  8. Step 7

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Finish by drawing four total palm leaves, coconuts and a palm tree trunk. Like this:

  9. Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
  10. Step 8

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Draw another palm tree on the nail of your ring finger.

  11. Step 9

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Draw two thin circles with black nail polish onto the middle finger to outline the ferris wheel. Next, draw small half moons (the seats). Followed by two small dots in the center of the ferris wheel with V-shaped lines leading out toward the nail tip.

  12. Step 10

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Draw a small circle around the middle dot of the ferris wheel. Then draw thin lines from the small circle to the outter circle (the outline of the ferris wheel). Add a small mountainscape on the nail tip. 

  13. Step 11

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Finish with a small palm tree design on the side. Like this:

  14. Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
  15. Step 12

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Draw a mountainscape on the tip of the pinky finger, followed by three small palm trees. Like this:

  16. Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
  17. Step 13

    Step-by-step festival manicure DIY
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    Repeat the palm tree scene on the thumb nail and apply a top coat. You're done!

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