Saturday, December 15, 2012

Sat-ART-day Club: Anything Christmas


Today is my first Saturday participating in another nail art club from The Crumpet's Nail Tarts.  They have a weekly nail art day on Saturdays, with a new theme every week.  I may not be participating in these too regularly until after January, because in Jan I will be participating in the NEW 31 Day Challenge.  Check out more info on this over at The Crumpet.

Today's theme is anything Christmas, so I am going to show you guys this awesome holiday themed brushstroke mani!  I was inspired by designs by Debbie from The Crumpet, as well as Sarah from Chalkboard Nails.  They were both inspired by Gorgeois, who has a tutorial on this method here.


Here are all the colors I used, which include, China Glaze Gr8 (base color), OPI Smitten With Mittens, China Glaze Velvet BowChina Glaze Holly-Day, China Glaze Poinsettia, China Glaze Glittering Garland, China Glaze Ultamate Holiday, and Zoya Isla.


This technique was pretty easy, although I did have to practice a bit on a nail wheel first to get a feel of how much polish to have on my brush, how big to make my strokes, and things like that.  I am quite pleased with how this turned out though, it is abstract but still Christmas-y.


What do you think, is this a technique you will try?  I think I will try this again with different colors some time in the future.


5 comments:

  1. absolutely stunning - this has worked perfectly xx

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  2. This turned out great! What a beautiful Christmas combination.

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  3. Hi,

    Is there anywhere I can go for more of a tutorial on this look? It really is self-explanatory, but I'm so polished-challenged when it comes to the painting part that I need all the help I can get!

    Thanks so much and it is just such a gorgeous rich look!

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    1. Yes! There is a link to a tutorial at the end of the second paragraph. :)

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