Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Holiday Saran Wrap Nails!

Hello readers! I hope you aren't sick of holiday themed nails because I have another mani to show you! We just recently moved to another state so I probably won't be posting that often for a few weeks until the chaos calms down around here with setting up the new house as well as the holidays. 

I did, however, find the time to do a cute and easy holiday design yesterday! Last week, I saw this super awesome Hanukkah mani from Lacquered Lover and decided to do a red over the OPI Goldeneye instead to represent Christmas. We decided on OPI I'm Not Really A Waitress and I think it turned out to be a great match! 

After letting 2 coats of OPI Goldeneye dry, I did one coat of OPI I'm Not Really A Waitress and then took a small ball of crumpled up saran wrap and dabbed it onto the wet red to pull some color up and show the gold base. I did this one nail at a time so the polish was wet and pulled up easily. It creates a neat, marbled effect and I love it! 

I also have been seeing these triangle tape Christmas tree nail designs all over lately and thought it would be a cute accent nail design. I just took 2 pieces of striping tape and made a triangle, painted one coat of Zoya Veruschuka and peeled up the tape while the polish was still wet. I then painted on some Red Dog Designs Unicorn Kisses glitter polish for "ornaments" on the tree. Next, a dab of top coat and a nail art star to top the tree. I used a coat of Maya Cosmetics Smoothing Coat followed by a coat of Poshe to cover the thick, sharp star. I was shocked at how well the Smoothing Coat covered the star! Definitely like it more than Gelous. 

Now that I'm done blabbing, onto the pics!

What do you think? Thanks for reading! 

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  1. wow that's gorgeous, kind of looks like fire! so pretty

  2. what an amzing effect!
    looks gorgeous.

  3. That looks great on you! When I tried to do a red over gold saran wrap mani, it looked like something had been bleeding all over my fingernails... :-P

  4. and if I may ask how did you put that text below this comment box. Thanks...