Archive | December 2012

Christmas Crackle

Christmas CrackleThis is just red polish with silver crackle polish on top, and then green crackle polish on top of that!

 

Winter Wonderland Nails

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It may be 68 degrees here in DC, but it’s winter on my nails!  This manicure was actually super easy to do.  The best part is that the white tips are supposed to resemble mounds of snow, so they are not actually supposed to be straight.

I started out with gray polish and used a matte topcoat, which makes the tips stand out a little more.

Then I painted the white tips, just making them uneven-pretty hard to mess up.  I didn’t do the ring fingers yet.  I finished the tips by putting clear topcoat on them & dipping them in loose glitter to make them sparkle.  Then I did the shiny topcoat only on the tip.

For the ring fingers, I used this tutorial for the tree, using scotch tape.

Tree w/o snow

Once the tree was dry, I did a little white on the tips and then dipped them in glitter like the other nails.  Finally, I used a toothpick to put a little bit of clear polish on the tree itself and then sprinkled the glitter on it to make it look like a little snow is on the tree.

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Tree with snow

 

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