Friday, July 1, 2011

Butterfly Nail Art

Happy July! I still can't quite believe it's not May anymore. I better start making my packing list and deciding which polishes to take to college - I don't know how I'll pick! Anyway, today's manicure is some butterfly nail art that I did on top of the jelly sandwich I showed you on this past Wednesday. I used a black Kiss striper, Wet n Wild White Creme, and a toothpick to make the design, and I followed this tutorial by Confessions of a Polishaholic - though, of course, hers looks about a million times better than mine.

indoors, artificial light

I guess there's not much else to say about this one, except that I am shocked that it wore as long as it did - I think I had this one for four days, and there were only two very small chips at the end of that time. With all the coats of nail polish I used in the jelly sandwich with nail art and more top coat on top, I didn't expect it to last two full days, and I have no clue why it did! I'm glad, though, because I wore this during my college registration, so if it had all fallen off I wouldn't have had time to fix it. 

Have you tried butterfly nails? If not, you should - and let me know!

17 comments:

  1. BlogbabblingbrookeJuly 1, 2011 at 2:53 PM

    WOW!!  This is fabulous and so creative!!  I LOVE it!!

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  2. Haha, thanks! You should try it - there's a bit of a learning curve, but it's easier than I thought it would be.

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  3. Very, very cute!!! I haven't done the butterfly art yet.

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  4. Thanks! You should definitely try it.

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  5. Kathleen/PurePolishJuly 1, 2011 at 10:50 PM

    I love these! And you should totally do a post about which polishes you are taking to college! (I've always thought about which ones I'd take haha, but I still have another year) :)

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  6. Thank you! I am freaking out about what to take...I have no clue where to start!

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  7. lovely butterfly mani!!!
    one of the best ive seen, the detail in the wing is so nice!

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  8. Cute! I totally feel you about which polishes to bring to school. This past year I brought all 300-something polishes...but for this year I might just bring a large container of polishes, mostly untrieds. But it's like favoring your children =P

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  9. My goodness! I can't imagine packing all my bottles up...I'll probably end up taking more than I really should, though. LOL

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