Monday, July 4, 2011

Independence Day

Happy July 4th to everyone! I've had a nice 2 days off work, went out with some friends, and relaxed around the house a bit. But with all the festivities I still don't feel like I've gotten nearly enough rest.

So my fabulous group Polish-aholics Anonymous has created a group unity activity. Each week we vote on a theme and then create a manicure to reflect that theme and post it on Monday. Thus our Monday Manis were born. These weeks theme was Patriotic. We had some awesome manis from girls from countries all over the world showing pride for their nation. And, of course, there were many many Independence Day inspired manis. They were all awesome and all so unique. This might have been the funnest week so far.

So I thought I'd post my design in here and explain a little as to what I did to make it.

For the thumb. middle and index fingers I used Nicole's OMB! (red) and Pure Ice Celestial (blue).
The stripes and dots on the middle and index are Kiss nail art.
The white on the thumb is Sinful Snow Me White, and its covered in OPI silver shatter.
For the pointer and pinky fingers I used Hard Candy The End for the background. Kiss silver nail art for the streamers. Ulta Pinata Yada Yada, Nicole Make U Smile and Let's get Star-ted, and some random almost Mad as a Hatter dupe for the firework explosions.

I know its a little messy but I ran out of time for clean up because it was time to get the spare ribs on the grill ;-)


  1. Ah I love it! New follower here, found you from the Polish-Aholics group and I'm loving your nail art! I'm hoping to get good enough at nail art to post them on my blog! haha

  2. Thanks! All art is good (even if its bad, just call it abstract ;-) lol) I'm following you too, and I hope to see you're art posted soon =)