How To DIY Your St. Patrick’s Day Manicure

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Saint Patrick's Day is this coming Tuesday, which means there's cause for celebration this weekend. Of course, this year will be a little different with COVID-19 keeping many people homebound — so what better way to ring in the Irish holiday and simultaneously pass the time than by practicing your nail-art skills?
Start with your shaping, with clippers and a file, then grab a green nail polish and a striping brush. We've already broken down the best green polish you can buy — from olive to emerald — and to take it up a notch, we've coupled that with the coolest St. Patrick's Day-inspired designs on Instagram. From minty polka dots to green-and-beige flowers, scroll through for manicure ideas that will make you feel a bit festive on this holiday, even if your plan looks like feet-up on the couch streaming CNN.