Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Winter Sweater Nails

These were inspired by a pair of gloves I got for Christmas this year! They took forever to do but I think they were worth the work! I've never attempted anything as complicated as this, and I was a bit intimidated to say the least. (It took me forever to get going!) I started by using striping tape to make the lines across my nails (I wasn't about to try to freehand that) and found the smallest brush possible to make the chevron design on my ring finger and squiggly line on my pointer and pinky. Once all that was dry I added the dots and used Eva's (CoewlessPolish) amazing Fair Isle Snowflake tutorial to make the snowflake on my middle finger.

Background: China Glaze "Recycle"
White: China Glaze "White On White"
Blue: China Glaze "Aquadelic"
Orange: Sephora by OPI "Cover Me In Petals"

This photo was taken in direct sunlight:

This photo was taken with indoor lighting, next to the inpirational glove:) 

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  1. you did absolutely amazeballs with this nail design baby girl!

    keep them coming!


  2. Just seen your instagram account and loved your designs.
    I just have to follow you here, so i can see more :)

  3. I love this design. Looks awesome.

  4. Awesome design, I should do sweater nails, too, before winter is over xD

    Also, welcome to blogging, I'm glad you got yourself a blog because I'm not using IG for nails and i think i would have discovered you months later :)

    1. Thank you! I'm glad I got one too:) It's kind of hard to keep up with since I'm not used to it, but I'm getting there:)