I used these craft scissors. They came in a set from a craft store--I think they all pretty much have them! I also used blue painters tape, but you can always also use scotch tape, regular masking tape, or electrical type tape. Try lots of things to see what works for you!
|chevron craft scissors|
First here is a quick video to show one way to make your own chevron stencils.
And here is how I used those to make this particular chevron accent nail!
CLICK HERE FOR CHEVRON TUTORIAL :) still having a few issues uploading but that's a link!