Monday, May 28, 2012

Mani Monday

First off, I want to say happy Memorial Day!! I hope you have all been having a great, long weekend with your family and friends, but still remembering the countless men and women who have lost their lives fighting for this great country of ours!

That being said, here's my failed attempt at a patriotic mani. The main color is Blagger by Butter London (c/o) and the white on the statement nail is Snow White by Zoya and the red is Fireberry by CND (c/o)

Close-up of the statement nail. (Sorry for the blurry phone pic - my big camera battery was dead.) I think part of the reason why the ombre didn't turn out so well is because I used a kitchen sponge instead of a makeup sponge. If you're interested in trying the sponge ombre nails, THIS looks like a great tutorial.

Last week had a ton of great link ups!! I had a hard time choosing, but I want to feature Nail Art Couture's Chinese Dress-inspired nail art. Wowza!

Now it's your turn to link up!! Did you take some time for yourself this week for nails or toes? Let's see it! After you've linked up make sure to visit some of the other fab links and say hi!! PS - we'd love it if you grabbed a button! Happy linking!



Amy @ At the Pink of Perfection said...

Love that blue, very patriotic!

Emi Brade said...

I want to try the ombre so bad! Love the patriotic theme <3

Maria-Isabel @ Agape Love Designs said...

I keep trying to add my post, but it wont let me! I am not sure why. :( But here it is, if someone else wants to try to add it for me!


Denissa said...

That blue is so pretty!! :)
I'm not able to link up :( here is my post:

joen said...

Super cute idea looks like a french painting. Love it. Happy Memorial Day and happy bbq-ing!

Samantha ★ Nail Art Couture said...

Thanks so much for featuring my nail art heather!!

Anonymous said...

Love the ombre nails.

Tara said...

i was gunna ask you if you have a pretty teal color i could borrow?! every nail salon i go to doesnt seem to have one and my last few mani's i have been craving it.

Sami said...

Just stumbled across your blog and am obsessed with this link-up! My nails are usually pretty boring but I think your ombre idea is genius! Might have to try it out :) New follower!


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