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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Giraffe Nails!!

 I have a treat for you today! Finally some free-hand nail art! I have been struggling for inspiration on some good nail art lately and today I had a good plan: ask my 3 1/2 year old daughter, Hailey, what I should do on my nails. She immediately asked if I could do giraffe nails, bringing us to this post!


I used: OPI Natural Nail Base Coat
2 Coats of my new OPI That's Hot! Pink
Orly Lemonade and a striper brush to freehand the giraffe head and ears
OPI In My Back Pocket and a striper/dotting tools to do the noses, spots, and the horns
OPI Alpine Snow and Sinful Colors Black on Black with dotting tools to do the eyes and nostrils

Accent nail:
I stamped OPI Alpine Snow with the giraffe print design on Bundle Monster Plate BM-215 
I used my striper and filled in the giraffe spots with the orange OPI In My Back Pocket(since the orange wasn't able to stamp opaque enough)

Top Coat of Poshe

What do you think? I think these are just too cute and one of my favorite animal designs I've done! I will  most likely do a tutorial on these giraffes in the near future if any of you would be interested? Thanks for reading!

76 comments:

  1. these are some of the cutest nails i have ever soon! loveeee them!

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  2. OMG Jacki, awesome!!!! You are so talented!

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  3. OMG Jacki, awesome!!!! You are so talented!

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  4. OMG Jacki, awesome!!!! You are so talented!

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  5. OMG Jacki, awesome!!!! You are so talented!

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  6. This is freehand? You're sooo much better at this than I will ever be.

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  7. How freakin' cute is this?!?! Love!!!

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  8. This is sooooo CUTE! I LOVE IT!
    You should ask your daughter for advice more often :P

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  9. OMG OMG OMG THIS IS SOOOOOO CUTE!!!!! :D

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  10. HOLY MOSES THESE ARE ADORABLE!!!

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  11. so cute! I need to try thissss:)

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  12. Those turned out great your so talented!

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  13. Oooooh my goodness! This has to be the cutest animal themed nail art I've seen to date!

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  14. Your so talented. Those look fantastic! I bet your daughter loved them

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  15. wowza!!!!! This is so CUTE!
    Your nails would fit in my daughter's room
    love love love it!

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  16. Too cute...would Love a tutorial ;O)

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  17. Que girafa fofa! Adorei!

    Bjos
    http://www.esmaltesecarimbosdalu.blogspot.com/

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  18. That. is. adorable. <3_<3 Even my boyfriend thinks so!

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  19. These are adorable! What a great idea!

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  20. This is so so so cute. I would love if you would please do a tutorial! My son would love to see giraffe nails!! Your daughter has good taste.

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  21. Yes to the tutorial please!!!!

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  22. This is amazing! Yes tutorial is necessary. That's Hot pink is one of my all time faves :)

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  23. So cute! I'd love to see a tutorial!

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  24. ADORABLE! <3 Love these so much!

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  25. That design is simply adorable, love it!

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  26. This is so cute! I would love to see a tutorial! :)

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  27. Holy cow, this is so stinking fabulous!!

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  28. hi jacki i saw this design at traci's fb page and i love it :) it's so cute

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  29. Too stinkin' cute! Would love a tutorial!

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  30. Omg Jacki. You're amazing! They look like printed! I love this design!

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  31. THESE ARE THE CUTEST THINGS I'VE EVER SEEEEEEEEN.

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  32. HOW!?!?! These are so adorable. I MUST have these nails! Can you do a tutorial? I would love you FOREVER!

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  33. WOW WOW WOW JACKI THESE ARE ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE HAILEY MADE A GOOD CHOICE LOVE THEM!!

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  34. I love this! I'd get frustrated after doing one, so nice!

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  35. I love this! My little girl is 3 as well and she asked me to put a giraffe on my nail but had no clue how to go about it. Needless to say, I do now :-) thank you so much!

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  36. I love this! My little girl is 3 as well and she asked me to put a giraffe on my nail but had no clue how to go about it. Needless to say, I do now :-) thank you so much!

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  37. I love this! My little girl is 3 as well and she asked me to put a giraffe on my nail but had no clue how to go about it. Needless to say, I do now :-) thank you so much!

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  38. ahhhhhh!!! im 20 and even i would were them!!! so cute!!

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  39. Jackie, so sorry i am commenting late on this, but WOW what a mani. I've seen it over the last couple of days and loved it, it's everywhere on pinterest and its just GENIUS. I love the clash of the colours, the simplicity, the accent nail, but most of all, i just love how happy and smiley i feel everytime i look at it. Utter genius xxxxxxx

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  40. SO BEAUTIFUL! Make a tutorial pleasee <3

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  41. I saw this on Pinterest today. So cute!

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  42. I LOVE this manicure!!! So cute!!!
    http://plumnoir.blogspot.com/

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  43. I love this! So cute :) You are very talented, would love you to do a tutorial.

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  44. These are absolutely perfect! Too cute! You're awesome! I love you for doing amazing things on your nails! But I didn't understand the stamping part.... So I'd love love love a tutorial! Please & thank you! Give your baby girl a hug, my daughter is gonna adore me when she gets older & I can do her nails like this! Thank you

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  45. Wow I love this! Giraffes are my favorite animal, so I want to try this mani sometime, thank you so much for posting! The color choices and execution are just phenomenal. I'm pretty new to nail art and not so great with free hand yet, but looking forward to it!

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  46. It's really cool can u make a tutorial please!!

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  47. TUTORIAL PRETTY PLEASE!!!

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  48. TUTORIAL PLEASE!! I LOVE THIS!

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  49. Oh my god these are amazing! Yes tutorial please!

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  50. I really love this! I pinned this design on Pinterest the other day and I was trying to figure out who had done it. It's very cute, I went out and bought some orange polish because of this lol.

    Check out my Rihanna's Rude Boy Music Video inspired nails: "Rude Nails"

    - Gracie
    http://sweettobegracie.blogspot.com/p/pics-and-flicks.html

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  51. Hello! Love this design! I would also be interested in seeing a tutorial because I am going to attempt this myself and have never done any freehand at all! I would also know what if you think this design would fit on smaller nails? I can't tell in this photo if you have a "small nail space" or not..? I know I sure do so this might be a hard design for me to squeeze in, but I am gonna try!

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  52. Excellent job! My son would love this :) I like the fact that you do your mani for kids :)))

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