Manicure Monday: Nude With Black Tips French Manicure


Manicure Monday

Black Tip French Manicure Paris Nail Art

As I put together this week’s Manicure Monday post, some very dear friends of mine are traveling around Paris. Me missing them (and wishing I was in Paris too!) gave me the idea to do a French Manicure. However, instead of doing the traditional white tip, I thought I would do a black tip instead. I also thought a nude nail would go better with the black instead the usual sheer pink.

For the black tips, I used Orly Liquid Vinyl. For the nude nails, I used Zoya Shay. I also thought it would be a little fun to add an Eiffel Tower so I used Winstonia nail stamp plate W114.

I’m still trying to get the hang of nail stamping. I messed up a little bit on the Eiffel Tower so I tried to paint on the missing piece. Can you tell?

I hope you like this week’s Manicure Monday!


Manicure Monday: Peter Pan Collar


Manicure Monday

Peter Pan Collar Nail Art

A month ago, I went to my sister’s social event for school. I wanted to paint my nails to go along with my dress. The problem was my dress was plain ol’ black with nude colored polka dots. Pretty boring for a manicure. Then it hit me. Why not copy the collar of my dress!? My dress had a simple Peter Pan collar. I figured I would only do the Peter Pan collar on one finger that way it wouldn’t get too crazy, and the Peter Pan collar stood out more.

Find out which colors I used and how I created the Peter Pan collar!



Manicure Monday: Easter Polka Dots Nail Art


Manicure Monday

Easter Polka Dot Nail Art

Happy Spring! Finally it is here! For this week’s Manicure Monday, I did a rainbow of pastel colors. This is also the first time I’ve ever done polka dots. I used a dotting tool and it was really easy. Since my nails are a bit rounded, my nails ended up looking like Easter eggs. Perfect for upcoming Easter!

These are the colors I used:

Yellow – Sinful Colors Unicorn
Pink – China Glaze Life Is Rosy
Green – China Glaze Keep Calm, Paint On
Purple – China Glaze Tart-y For The Party

Hope everybody has a wonderful week!


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Manicure Monday: For Audrey Nail Art


I would like to start off by saying sorry for the nick on the index finger. When I was setting up to take photos, I nicked it. Ugh! I hate it when that happens!

For this week’s Manicure Monday, I used China Glaze For Audrey because this week is my birthday! I thought it would be fun to use a nail polish that was made for me. Get it? For Audrey. So it’s for me. =) I wanted to keep it simple so I just used nail tape to create the lines. I didn’t want to take the attention away from the gorgeous color. I think For Audrey is one of my all time favorite shades.

Hope everybody has a good week!

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