20.12.11

Holiday Celebration // Snowflake Nail Art!!





This has to be my favorite snowflake nail design I ever did! I wanted to do a holiday mani without doing the typical red, green, & gold nails. lol So I was thinking more of a bright holiday design instead and this is what I came up with! The first picture is the most color accurate of them all, but it still gives this polish no justice to how it looks in person. When I get my new camera (hopefully soon) I am going to make sure it has exceptional macro capabilities, enough to capture the smallest spec of glitter & shimmer. I just hope I can find it, and in my price range lol. But I did a few layers of different colors on my nails to make the glitter more multi-dimensional. I used some polishes that had contrasting colors of flecks to give the mani more visual interest. Although you cannot tell in the pics, the purple nails have small blue flecks of shimmer, and the blue nails have, you guessed it, small flecks of purple shimmer. To avoid any confusion here is my product list, and if you own some of these polishes you are well aware of the joy they create when using them in layers ..

Purple Nails
Petites Color Fever "Raspberry Ice" (base color) 1 coat
Sally Hansen HD "LCD" (layering color) 1 coat
Orly "Bubbly Bombshell" (main color) 2 coats

Blue Nails
Orly "Halley's Comet" .. 2 coats
Pure Ice "Busted" .. 1 thin coat

Decorations
Snowflake Image "BM 14"
Konad Special Polish "White"
All rhinestones from ebay =)

And I have some pics that I took with my phone in between times that I didn't have a digi cam on me, so excuse the quality although they aren't too bad for phone pics. lol
Here is the Xmas mani I just took off before I did my current one. I really love how the ring finger came out! I just might have to do that again for my actual Christmas nails. & as you might be able to tell, that nail was inspired by my most recent post of nail art scans, but I did it a bit differently. 

And this is my mani from Thanksgiving. I know, not very Thanksgiving-y but I just reallllyyyy didn't want to wear brown nails that day. lol I was in much more of a pink mood and it matched the scarf I was wearing so it was still a *win* in my opinion. lol

On another note, I wonder if I am the only person who does this. I always want to wear nail colors at the wrong time. For example, I want to wear pink on thanksgiving. Or in the summer I want to wear black, and during the winter I want to wear bright summery colors. I want to do purple and blue nails when its a week before xmas, etc. lol Does anyone else do that too? It isn't only with nails though, I must admit. I am like that about everything. When it is summer I can't wait till its colder outside and I can get comfy in my layers of clothes, and as soon as it is winter, I can't wait to get into shorts and sandals.

 Anyways, enough rambling. I have some extra late Christmas shopping to do & some more pics to edit for my next post. I hope everyone has all their shopping done and can just relax this week! I will post soon loves!!

15 comments:

  1. This is such a pretty mani! Great colors. Love the shimmery one best.
    Nicky

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  2. wow awesome mani's!'

    I love them all esp the first and second manicures!

    /Hugs

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  3. Amazing designs!
    I looove the colors of the snowflakes one.
    Super cute and stylish.
    Thank you so much for sharing.
    Come see my Santa and reindeer post.

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  4. thanks for the lovely comments girls!! <33 xx

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  5. Great manis! I especially LOVE the pink layering you did, what a stunning outcome. And the thanksgiving mani is so adorable! ^^

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  6. These are all great! I love the bright snow flake manicure!

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  7. Beautiful nails as usual.

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  8. Very pretty all the designs:)

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  9. All are so pretty =)

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  10. love it! so pretty! especially the first one, love the colors you chose, so festive!!!

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  11. I love the purple and blue nails :) very beautiful job! I'm a new follower btw! Check out my blog if you get a chance!

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  12. I really have to say I love how over the top your nail design always are!

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  13. Wow these are really good! You now have a fan for life

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  14. I love that outfit!!
    Much love,
    Wengie
    http://www.wengie.com

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