1. Apply 2 coats of dark blue polish. Let it dry. 2. Use gold striping tape to create a crisscross pattern on each nail. 3. Position the studs and secure them with a clear top coat. 4. Apply 2-3 layers of fast drying top coat to finish your manicure. Used: Revlon Top Speed 730 Royal, gold striping tape and studs, Essie To Dry For top coat.