Nail art

The Digital Dozen Does My Home – Jacarandas in Pretoria

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As I mentioned in my snowy Minnesota home post earlier this week, I’m at an out-of-town conference this week so I wasn’t able to do all 5 Digital Dozen manicures for the ‘my home’ theme. This is the second one I was able to finish, and it’s for my childhood home. I grew up and spent most of the first 2 decades of my life in Pretoria, South Africa. Pretoria is known as the Jacaranda City for its many streets lined with Jacaranda trees.

Painted Fingertips | Jacaranda flower nail art

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The Digital Dozen Does My Home – Snowy Winters in Minnesota

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It’s Digital Dozen week! This week’s theme is ‘my home’. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to participate every day this week, as I am out of town at a conference and didn’t get time to finish all 5 nail art looks. I will have a couple to share, though, and you can check out the other Digital Dozen member’s blogs for more nail art looks this week! We also just had a few new members join the group – I think most are only starting next month, but we might have a couple of new faces joining in this month already!

Painted Fingertips | 3D snow nail art

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Forest Green Drip Marble

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You all enjoyed last week’s dark and mysterious drip marble so much – and I had so much fun creating it – that I decided to do another drip marble for today! Today, I decided to go with just different shades of green. I wanted to bring across a forest vibe.

Painted Fingertips | Forest green drip marble

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Christmas Cookie Mani Swap | Brown & Nude Swirls

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I have something extra special to share with you today. Over the past several weeks, Sarah of 25 Sweetpeas has been putting together an amazing collaborative cookies and manicures project. 8 participants, including myself, have made some yummy cookies along with nail art to match!

Painted Fingertips | Cookie mani swapSarah worked really hard at this and made the most incredible downloadable including recipes for all 8 cookies along with their matching nail art looks! It’s a gorgeous mini magazine with perfect holiday cookie recipes – I hope you will check it out! You can download it by clicking this button:

If you’d like to see more about the cookies and nails I did for this collaboration, click through to the full post!

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Feathered Party Monarch

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Hi everyone!

Remember Supermoon Party Monarch, the polish I swatched earlier this week? It’s available right now on the Polish Pickup site! Today I have some nail art to share with you featuring this pretty polish. I really liked the inspiration image behind this polish – so bright and vibrant! So, I decided to add a little nail art that was inspired by the same image.

Painted Fingertips | Supermoon Party Monarch with feather stamping (more…)

Dark and Mysterious Drip Marble

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I recently shared my Jupiter drip marble nail art with you, and not only did I absolutely love the outcome of the nail art, but I also really enjoyed the process of creating the drip marble. So, I decided to do another one! This one isn’t inspired by any cool NASA images, it’s just a random drip marble in deep, dark colours.

Painted Fingertips | Dark Drip Marble (more…)

Wintry Water Marble Wednesday

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It’s Water Marble Wednesday! I’ve once again managed to let a few weeks go by without sharing any marbles, but today I have the perfect seasonal water marble to share with you. It has been very wintry lately here in Minnesota – although it’s not very snowy at the moment – there’s been a chill in the air that calls for a wintry water marble.

Painted Fingertips | Blue and silver wintry water marble (more…)

The Digital Dozen Does Futuristic: Jupiter Nails

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It’s the final day of The Digital Dozen’s Futuristic week, and I’ve saved my favourite look for last! It was only my favourite by a small margin – I loved my metallic dipped fingers as well. The other looks I’ve shared so far this week were some Star Trek nails, holo and neon geometric nails, and chrome half-moon nails. Today, I have done some nails inspired by Jupiter!

Painted Fingertips | Jupiter nail art (more…)

The Digital Dozen Does Futuristic: Holo Neon Geometric Nails

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It’s day 4 of the Digital Dozen does Futuristic! So far this week, I’ve shared Star Trek nails, chrome half-moon nails, and metal-dipped fingers. For today’s look, I was thinking about the directions that a lot of movies take with futuristic fashion. Think the garish colours of capitol fashion in The Hunger Games, or the hard geometric lines, lights and metallic finishes of the fashion in Tron. I wasn’t inspired by any specific movie, but it was with these types of bright colours, geometric shapes, and metallic finishes in mind that I came up with today’s nail art look.

Painted Fingertips | Holo nails stamped with neon circles (more…)