DIY Nail Dotting Tool - Get creative with dot nails! ✨

Making your own dotting tool for nail art is easier than you might think! With just a few simple materials, you can create a DIY dotting tool that will help you achieve a variety of nail designs. Here are some easy steps to follow:


- A toothpick or a sewing needle

- A pencil with an eraser

- Super glue or hot glue

- Acrylic paint or nail polish


1. Take a toothpick or a sewing needle and insert it into the eraser of a pencil. Make sure it is centered and secure.

2. Apply a small amount of super glue or hot glue around the base of the toothpick or needle to keep it in place.

3. Once the glue has dried, you can start using your homemade dotting tool to create nail art designs. Dip the tip of the tool into acrylic paint or nail polish and start dotting!

If you don't have a toothpick or a sewing needle, don't worry! There are plenty of other household items you can use to create a dotting tool. Here are some ideas:

- Bobby pin: Bend the tip of a bobby pin to create a small loop and use it to dot your nails.

- Ballpoint pen: Remove the ink cartridge from a ballpoint pen and use the tip to dot your nails.

- Q-tip: Cut the cotton end off a Q-tip and use the stick to dot your nails.

Now that you have your dotting tool, it's time to get creative with your nail designs! Here are some easy dotting techniques to try:

- Polka dots: Dip your dotting tool into a contrasting color of nail polish and dot it onto your nails in a random pattern.

- Flowers: Use your dotting tool to create small circles in a circular pattern. Then, use a toothpick to drag the dots towards the center to create a flower shape.

- Hearts: Dip your dotting tool into a contrasting color of nail polish and create two small dots next to each other. Then, use a toothpick to drag the dots down and connect them at the bottom to create a heart shape.

With these easy tips and tricks, you can create beautiful nail designs using your homemade dotting tool. Don't be afraid to experiment with different colors and textures to create unique looks that reflect your personal style. Happy dotting!

Duncan Braun
Nail art, video games, movies

Duncan is a proficient nail technician who thrives on creating vibrant and daring designs. He relishes the challenge of innovating with various colors and textures to deliver distinctive looks for his customers. Outside of his work, Duncan is an avid video game enthusiast and movie buff.