Monday, July 7, 2014

Grab A Diet Coke

Diet Coke Nails

Diet Coke is my go to soda.  I probably drink it the most since I always find myself on a diet, but I do love the flavor of it.  On these hot summer days, a cool refreshing Diet Coke does wonders.  To commemorate my love, I decided to paint Diet Coke nails. #nailart

Paint and Nail Polish
Polish Used:
  • Butter London - Diamond Geezer
Other Supplies:
  • Red and black acrylic paint
  • Nail brush
  • Dotting tool
  • Base and top coats

I used acrylic paint for the lettering and details, but you could use regular polish too.  I like acrylic paint because it is easier to do lettering with it.  It doesn't get quite as tacky when it is drying, so it is a bit easier to control.  Also, the paint has better coverage than the red polishes I have, so one pass with the paint was enough.  To create this look:
  1. Apply a base color.  I'm using Diamond Geezer by Butter London.  The Diet Coke can is sliver, so this is a great background color.
  2. Paint the "Diet Coke" lettering.  Using a small nail brush, paint "Coke" in red.  Paint it big enough that it covers the length of your nail.  It should be a little off center because "Diet" is going to go above it, so be sure to leave space.  Then paint "Diet" with black paint.  You can look at a Diet Coke can for a reference on how the logo looks.
  3. Decorate the rest of the nails using red paint and a nail brush or dotting tool.  On one nail, I did the red swirl design you see on the can.  The rest I just made different patterns of dots and lines.


  1. My wife should get this design, but with Diet Dr. Pepper

  2. Diet coke is always good but things you showed related to that is pretty new. Girls will go crazy for this. Really cool it is. Diamond painting is also pretty cool. Know more about this on

  3. Nail art done by you is really beautiful. We always think about drinking diet coke but you use it differently and it’s really cool. I am amazed by your creativity. I love bikes and I have an Confederate Hellcat. Want to know about this bike and confederate hellcat price visit my website.

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  5. Cool stuff it is. I am impressed by your work. I also want to try this, thanks for sharing such cool idea. Also try cool diamond paintings with full diamond painting kits.

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