Friday, December 14, 2012

Holiday Nail Art Challenge: Day 4, Presents and Gift Wraps


Hey everyone!  Today is Day 4 of The Crumpet's Nail Tarts Holiday Challenge, and we are doing Presents and Gift Wraps as our theme.  I made my nails into tiny gifts for you guys!

(natural lighting, overcast) 

Last week I teased this photo of the base for this nail art on my Facebook page.  This is two coats of Models Own Scarlet Sparkle, a beautiful red jelly polish with glowing red micro glitter in it.  It has that lit from within look that makes a polish really special.

(with flash) 

After my base was dry I stamped on this plaid design from MASH Plate 50 using my MASH Nail Art Polish in Black.  I am always afraid to use designs like this with straight lines in them because I am not so good at lining the design up on my nail, but I amazed myself by getting them really straight on the first try!  Don't you love it when that happens?

(with flash) 

Once my wrapping paper design was all finished I added the ribbons and bows using CND Gold Chrome.  I freehanded the ribbons with a striping brush, and then stamped the bows with a design from MASH Plate 28.  Since the bows were the same color as the ribbon they needed a bit more detail added to them, which I did with a small nail art brush and MASH Nail Art Polish in Black.

(light tent, no flash, daylight bulb)

I am soooo in love with how these turned out, I think they may be one of my favorite designs I've done yet!  I wore these to my work Christmas party too, they seemed so appropriate. :)

Don't forget to see what everyone else came up with for today's theme!

13 comments:

  1. These pressies turn so amazing!

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  2. I really like these!! Especially like the plaid stamp...and I generally don't like stamping :)

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  3. Wow, these really turned out amazing!

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  4. OMG, these are too cute and so creative! Love them!

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  5. looks amazing and prefect!
    wish I find so beautifully wprapped gift this year under my tree :)

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  6. That is just perfect! Great job on this manicure!

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  7. You really did an awesome job on this!! So beautiful and your stamping skills is as pro as your water marbling xoxo

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