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I’m calling this “Colors of the Wind”. I don’t what it is with me and this neon combo, lately!

I’m calling this “Colors of the Wind”. I don’t what it is with me and this neon combo, lately!



Inspired by a skirt I found on Tobi.com. They named the skirt ‘Night Crawl’ and I was obsessed with the name and the pattern. So, in honor of the skirt that’s not in my size, I give you my Nightcrawler nails!
Shaky hands got the best of me tonight, argh.

Inspired by a skirt I found on Tobi.com. They named the skirt ‘Night Crawl’ and I was obsessed with the name and the pattern. So, in honor of the skirt that’s not in my size, I give you my Nightcrawler nails!

Shaky hands got the best of me tonight, argh.



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



Nail Challenge #1: Plaid
Our first design of the Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge was plaid, and this is my design!Click here for Kelly’s creation! 
Colors used:
China Glaze - Purple Panic
Finger Paints - Gallery Glam
It’s So Easy Stripe Rite - Ivory Metallic
 Sinful Colors - Snow Me White

Nail Challenge #1: Plaid

Our first design of the Daily/Weekly Nail Challenge was plaid, and this is my design!
Click here for Kelly’s creation!¬†

Colors used:

  • China Glaze - Purple Panic
  • Finger Paints - Gallery Glam
  • It’s So Easy Stripe Rite - Ivory Metallic
  • ¬†Sinful Colors - Snow Me White


Here’s another Valentine’s Day design you can do that’s simple to do, and it’s great for those who aren’t too into the Hallmark Holiday spirit but still want a cute design.

1. Start by painting the whole nail pink. I’m using Sally Hansen’s Bubblegum Pink.

2. With silver (I’m using a silver made by Sally Hansen that has no name. It’s not a glitter; it’s chrome), make two lines. They don’t have to be neat, but you can make them that way if you want them to be.

3. With black, make a heart in the center.

4. With white, make dots in the opposite direction of the silver lines.

Add your top coat and you’re done!




This design is going to represent the power of Cupid’s arrow. Instead of making an actual arrow, we’re going to do an interpretation.

1. Start by painting the whole nail red. i’m using Petite’s Cabernet.

2. Start by making a V.

3. Make another V inside of the first one.

4. Then make another V inside of the others, and make a line on each side of the first V.

Add your top coat and you’re done!





Some simple Valentine’s Day designs!

Some simple Valentine’s Day designs!


This was requested by Kelsey, who wanted a design to match her dress. Here it is, and I hope you like it! Even if you just want to do it for fun, follow along!

1. Start by painting the nail in a diagonal french with blue. I’m using Sally Hansen’s The Real Teal mixed with white. *No special brush is needed — use the brush that came with your polish!

2. With a thin brush, paint two lines in the same direction as the french. I used the same blue mixed with more white for the first stripe, then used regular white for the second stripe.

3. With gold (mixed with a little bit of white for opacity — this is Wet n Wild’s The Gold and the Beautiful, from the Craze collection), make the leaves on the line between the blue and where there isn’t paint. When you do this, start at the bottom on one side and make a leaf and a swirl, then switch to other side and do the same. Alternate until you’ve reached the top.

Add your top coat and you’re done!




An unnamed viewer asked me to do a design that matches their theme for homecoming: Mardi Gras! It’s very simple to do and I hope you like and try it! This is also the same concept of my Fourth of July nails, so it’s a 2-for-1 tutorial.

1. Start by painting the whole nail purple (Sally Hansen’s Purple Pizzazz).

2. Using white, yellow, and green, you’re going to make the lines. When you make the lines, you want them to be random but not bunched up in one place or going in the same direction. Each color is assigned two lines, and you’re going to do them by these three things: Cross, Not, and V. Each color pair will be shaped in a V, crossing each other, or not crossing each other. It doesn’t have to be the same for every nail (i.e. white can only cross, yellow can only be V’s) so you can alternate them.

Start with white. For this nail, I’m going to make the white lines cross each other.

3. Next paint on yellow (Sinful Colors’ Let’s Meet with white). Yellow lines will not be crossing.

4. With green (SH’s Going Green with white), make these lines shaped into a V.

5. You can stop there, but I wanted to add in some glitter. So with my foil glue (or clear polish), I painted over portions of the yellow lines and applied some loose gold glitter (dollarnailart.com!). If you have gold polish, this works too! You can even just do a simple glitter top coat.

*The glitter looks awesome in the light, it’s just difficult to photograph!

Add your top coat and you’re done!





Mardi-Gras-themed nails for a viewer’s homecoming!

Mardi-Gras-themed nails for a viewer’s homecoming!