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Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #22: Betsey Johnson Necklace
Today’s theme is Necklace! I am obsessed with Betsey Johnson, and I would die for her jewelry. My bird earrings are my favorite earrings and I can’t wait to get one of her chunky frontal necklaces!

This design is inspired by her Flower Girl Charm Statement necklace. You can see peeks of the black-and-white gingham behind all the bright flowers. :)
Click here to see Kelly’s necklace-inspired nails!
Colors Used
China Glaze - With Love
Finger Paints - Micheltangelo
Studio M - Neon Caution
Wet n Wild - The Gold and the Beautiful
Sally Hansen - Golden-I
Sinful Colors - Unicorn
Savvy - French Cafe
Sinful Colors - Black on Black
Sinful Colors - Snow Me White 

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #22: Betsey Johnson Necklace

Today’s theme is Necklace! I am obsessed with Betsey Johnson, and I would die for her jewelry. My bird earrings are my favorite earrings and I can’t wait to get one of her chunky frontal necklaces!

Betsey Johnson (Source: Fashion Fuss)

This design is inspired by her Flower Girl Charm Statement necklace. You can see peeks of the black-and-white gingham behind all the bright flowers. :)

Click here to see Kelly’s necklace-inspired nails!

Colors Used

  • China Glaze - With Love
  • Finger Paints - Micheltangelo
  • Studio M - Neon Caution
  • Wet n Wild - The Gold and the Beautiful
  • Sally Hansen - Golden-I
  • Sinful Colors - Unicorn
  • Savvy - French Cafe
  • Sinful Colors - Black on Black
  • Sinful Colors - Snow Me White 



Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #21: Pokemon
This nail challenge’s theme is Pokemon! My siblings and I were so obsessed with it when we were younger. We had the trading cards (and engaged in battles with them), the GameBoy games, just about everything. I didn’t get as into it as my brothers did, but Togepi were my favorite. They’re just always so joyful!
Click here to see Kelly’s Jigglypuff nails!
Colors Used
L’Oreal - Jet Set to Paris
China Glaze - With Love
China Glaze - Dandy Lyin’ Around
Sinful Colors - Snow Me White
Sinful Colors - Black on Black
Sally Hansen - Yellow Kitty 

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #21: Pokemon

This nail challenge’s theme is Pokemon! My siblings and I were so obsessed with it when we were younger. We had the trading cards (and engaged in battles with them), the GameBoy games, just about everything. I didn’t get as into it as my brothers did, but Togepi were my favorite. They’re just always so joyful!

Click here to see Kelly’s Jigglypuff nails!

Colors Used

  • L’Oreal - Jet Set to Paris
  • China Glaze - With Love
  • China Glaze - Dandy Lyin’ Around
  • Sinful Colors - Snow Me White
  • Sinful Colors - Black on Black
  • Sally Hansen - Yellow Kitty 



Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #20: Soap Bubbles
Today’s challenge theme is bubbles! I loved playing with soap bubbles as a kid, simply because the rainbow colors they give off (reflection and refraction of light, physics physics physics) are so pretty. So I wanted my nails to give off that same effect!
Click here for Kelly’s bubbly nails!
Colors Used
Orly - Boho Bonnet
Dollar Nail Art - Opal Swirl (Nail Foil) 

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #20: Soap Bubbles

Today’s challenge theme is bubbles! I loved playing with soap bubbles as a kid, simply because the rainbow colors they give off (reflection and refraction of light, physics physics physics) are so pretty. So I wanted my nails to give off that same effect!

Click here for Kelly’s bubbly nails!

Colors Used

  • Orly - Boho Bonnet
  • Dollar Nail Art - Opal Swirl (Nail Foil) 



Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #19: Microorganism
YES. SCIENCE. BIOLOGY. I wouldn’t be shocked if I was the biggest science geek that also was a nail art fanatic. Escherichia coli, anyone?
Click here to check out Kelly’s microorganism nails!
Colors Used:
Finger Paints - Tough Art to Follow
Nina Ultra Pro - Solar Flare
China Glaze - Def Defying
Sinful Colors - Snow Me White 

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #19: Microorganism

YES. SCIENCE. BIOLOGY. I wouldn’t be shocked if I was the biggest science geek that also was a nail art fanatic. Escherichia coli, anyone?

Click here to check out Kelly’s microorganism nails!

Colors Used:

  • Finger Paints - Tough Art to Follow
  • Nina Ultra Pro - Solar Flare
  • China Glaze - Def Defying
  • Sinful Colors - Snow Me White 



Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #18: Ice
Today’s theme is ice! I went for a crystallized and cracked look.
Check out Kelly’s icy nails here!
Colors Used
Orly - Boho Bonnet
China Glaze - Dandy Lying Around
Sally Hansen - Glass Slipper 

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #18: Ice

Today’s theme is ice! I went for a crystallized and cracked look.

Check out Kelly’s icy nails here!

Colors Used

  • Orly - Boho Bonnet
  • China Glaze - Dandy Lying Around
  • Sally Hansen - Glass Slipper 



Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #17: McDonald’s
This nail challenge’s theme was McDonald’s! From left to right: An order of fries, Happy Meal smile, classic cheeseburger on a sesame seed bun, and a simplified version of Ronald McDonald’s get-up.
Click here to see Kelly’s fast-food nails!
Colors Used
Studio M - Neon Caution
China Glaze - Desert Sun
China Glaze - With Love
 Sinful Colors - Snow Me White
Sinful Colors - Black on Black
Jesse’s Girl - Riff-Raff
Revlon - Garden
Spoiled by Wet n Wild - Designated Driver

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #17: McDonald’s

This nail challenge’s theme was McDonald’s!
From left to right: An order of fries, Happy Meal smile, classic cheeseburger on a sesame seed bun, and a simplified version of Ronald McDonald’s get-up.

Click here to see Kelly’s fast-food nails!

Colors Used

  • Studio M - Neon Caution
  • China Glaze - Desert Sun
  • China Glaze - With Love
  •  Sinful Colors - Snow Me White
  • Sinful Colors - Black on Black
  • Jesse’s Girl - Riff-Raff
  • Revlon - Garden
  • Spoiled by Wet n Wild - Designated Driver



Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #16: Queen
Today’s theme is queen! At first I was going to do something relevant to Queen Frostine from CandyLand, but I scrapped that thought and went with Queen Elizabeth II. I may not live in the UK, but Queen Elizabeth II is adored here in the USA! She’s always dressed to the T, yet her outfits are simple and not “busy”. For some reason I wanted my nails to be purple yet keep it in the “simple” category, so I searched until I found a photo of her in purple/violet. To top it off, I debated between rhinestones and a “jelly sandwich”. Sigh.
*The polish I used has a jelly finish, so for it to be completely opaque would take more than the 3 layers I already have on here. I knew if I did any more layers, it would not be pretty.
And, as always and until further notice, disregard the index nail. It’s still jankity. :(
Click here to check out Kelly’s royal nails!
Colors Used
China Glaze - Creative Fantasy
Dollar Nail Art - Rhinestones 

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #16: Queen

Today’s theme is queen! At first I was going to do something relevant to Queen Frostine from CandyLand, but I scrapped that thought and went with Queen Elizabeth II. I may not live in the UK, but Queen Elizabeth II is adored here in the USA! She’s always dressed to the T, yet her outfits are simple and not “busy”. For some reason I wanted my nails to be purple yet keep it in the “simple” category, so I searched until I found a photo of her in purple/violet. To top it off, I debated between rhinestones and a “jelly sandwich”. Sigh.

*The polish I used has a jelly finish, so for it to be completely opaque would take more than the 3 layers I already have on here. I knew if I did any more layers, it would not be pretty.

And, as always and until further notice, disregard the index nail. It’s still jankity. :(

Click here to check out Kelly’s royal nails!

Colors Used

  • China Glaze - Creative Fantasy
  • Dollar Nail Art - Rhinestones 



Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #14: Abstract Cosmic Waves
Today’s theme is waves! At first, I was going to build on the Ocean Twist nails I did back in 2012. But I knew deep down inside, I didn’t want to take the easy way out. Time to think of something new! So I came up with this abstract design that sort of reminded me of cosmic waves. These are the times when I love neon polishes more than I already do!
Colors Used
Savvy - French Cafe
China Glaze - Purple Panic
China Glaze - Creative Fantasy
Nina Ultra Pro - Solar Flare
Nina Ultra Pro - Orange Flame
Sally Hansen - Flash
Sinful Colors - Glass Pink
Sinful Colors - Snow Me White
Sinful Colors - Black on Black 

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #14: Abstract Cosmic Waves

Today’s theme is waves! At first, I was going to build on the Ocean Twist nails I did back in 2012. But I knew deep down inside, I didn’t want to take the easy way out. Time to think of something new! So I came up with this abstract design that sort of reminded me of cosmic waves. These are the times when I love neon polishes more than I already do!

Colors Used

  • Savvy - French Cafe
  • China Glaze - Purple Panic
  • China Glaze - Creative Fantasy
  • Nina Ultra Pro - Solar Flare
  • Nina Ultra Pro - Orange Flame
  • Sally Hansen - Flash
  • Sinful Colors - Glass Pink
  • Sinful Colors - Snow Me White
  • Sinful Colors - Black on Black 




Daily/Weeky Nail Challenge #12: Dripping in Gold

Today’s challenge is GLITTERY! My all-time favorite nail accessory being put to good use… Someone hold me back.

I was inspired by one of my most-listened-to dubstep remixes, the Adventure Club version of Flight Facilities’ Crave You. Just to be off-topic, I’m not completely into dubstep music, but I’ve been in love with this song since sometime last year. It was part of this playlist that I listen to on 8tracks (click here!).

"I walked into the room dripping in gold…"

Click here to listen to the song on YouTube!

Click here for Kelly’s glitzy manicure!

Colors Used

  • Sinful Colors’ Black on Black
  • Dollar Nail Art Glitter - Gold
  • Dollar Nail Art Glitter - Mayan Gold
  • China Glaze - Blonde Bombshell


Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #11: Greek!
Today’s challenge has a Greek theme, and I wanted to do something different than the Grecian Dress design that I did a while back. One of my favorite patterns is the Greek fret/key pattern, so I decided to alter it a little bit and use it for this challenge!
Click here to check out Kelly’s Grecian nails!
Colors Used
Savvy - French Cafe
Dollar Nail Art Foil - Gold
Recollections Glitter - Pesto
Sally Hansen - Gilded Lily
Finger Paints - Scenery Greenery

Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge #11: Greek!

Today’s challenge has a Greek theme, and I wanted to do something different than the Grecian Dress design that I did a while back. One of my favorite patterns is the Greek fret/key pattern, so I decided to alter it a little bit and use it for this challenge!

Click here to check out Kelly’s Grecian nails!

Colors Used

  • Savvy - French Cafe
  • Dollar Nail Art Foil - Gold
  • Recollections Glitter - Pesto
  • Sally Hansen - Gilded Lily
  • Finger Paints - Scenery Greenery