Thursday, December 31, 2009

HAPPY NEW YEARS! Party Manicure!

HAPPY NEW YEARS EVERYONE!
Just got off work and in a rush to get ready for tonights party but figured I'd have time to post the party manicure anyway! I started with maybe 5 design ideas, narrowed it down to the 2 I thought would be fastest to make and ended up running out of time and doing none of them but a even easier design that still looks festive and more complicated than it is! I'm wearing all black and thought white nails would be a nice contrast.

Left Hand
I'm a leftie so this naturally isn't as nice as the right one

Right Hand

Thumb Close Up

For this I started with 3 coats of Essie Blanc, the only white polish I own. Then I used a black nail art liner and outlined the petals, filled them with Zoya Trixie. Did the dots using Color Club Black and a dotting tool. I really need to buy a smaller dotting tool, could barely touch the nail with it or the dots would be too big, but I used what I had! You can tell I was in a hurry cause pretty much all the dots got dragged in the topcoat :( On a good note it isn't as noticeable in real life as in the pictures.

Hope you all have a great day and evening!

7 comments:

Kelly said...

That's a very pretty nail design! I really like that, looks elegant and works well as NYE mani. That Zoya silver polish is very pretty :)

gildedangel said...

That is so elegant and pretty!

nihrida said...

WOW! This mani is gorgeous! Can I borrow it someday? =)

Anna said...

@Kelly Thank you :) Zoya Trixie is probably the best silver glitter I have. It's just loaded with fine silver glitter, very opaque and pretty.

@gildedangel Thankie :)

@Nihrida Thank you and absolutely, feel free to borrow it :)

chocaddict said...

that's so pretty! it looks very feminine and delicate, I love it :)

rijaH said...

Awesome mani :D really gorgeous ;D
Happy new years to you ;)

Solveig said...

Beautiful design, your nails look fabulous!

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