Posts Tagged ‘polish’

NAILED IT!

photos/post/design: Kristin Ess (wood floor insert photo from remodelista.com)

You gotta love those magical moments when you’re just minding your own bizz and inspiration jumps out and smacks you right between the eyes. Not long ago I was looking through floor patterns for a home project. My favorite pattern in the world is called the “herringbone pattern”. While I’m speaking to this flooring guy, all I could think about is making this pattern into a manicure. As he started demonstrating the way it gets laid down, I only saw colorfully painted nail strips. Sorry dude. Eventually I snapped back into floor mode, but it makes me remember that inspiration can come from anywhere at any time and you have to be open-minded to it! Here we go… (more…)

NAILED IT!

Every year, we get really into the 4th of July mani. You might remember THIS ONE from last year. Let’s do it again! Here’s another idea for creating a super cute mani for a “Festive Fourth”! (more…)

MANI MONDAY: DIY GLITTER POLISH

photos/post/graphic design by Kristin Ess

A lot of you have mentioned that some of the polishes that we’ve posted in the past are too expensive when you’re living on a budget. Well, this sparkly DIY glitter polish tutorial should help you out. Here we go: (more…)

NAILED IT!

photos/post/graphic design: Kristin Ess

It seemed many of you were fans of the “Robin’s Egg” & “Gold Leaf” color combos, so we thought we’d do one more nail art combining turquoise with gold. In this tutorial we’ll teach you how to make your nails look like turquoise stones, but instead of using black as the accent color (which would make it quite literal) we’re using gold for a slightly softer and more glamorous look. Here are the 6 simple steps: (more…)