Color of the Week – Belated Christmas Nail Art

Some of you guys wanted to see more nail arts and thank you for letting me know. Though Christmas has already passed and I’m doing a Christmas themed nail art 3 days after Christmas seems weird. But I got good news for you, I have more giveaways already lined up. Hopefully I can do it monthly or quarterly to show my appreciation. I just noticed I hit 400 followers.

So yea back to today’s CotW. As the first step, I pre-painted the nails with green, white and red, Christmas colors!

Instead of nail polishes, I used gel this time. I happen to have ibd Tropical Waterfall, Day Dreams and Satin Kimono. They’re the closest green, white and red colors I can find.

I also pushed myself to another level by playing with some acrylics. This is my very first time doing it. I wanted to be able to shape the design as I wanted. The product I used is the ibd FLEX sample kit.

It’s a lot harder to do than it seemed on the nail magazines and books. This is what I came up with, a snowman, a Christmas tree and a bow tie.

It’d be better to have the colored acrylic powders but since I only have the pink and white, I had to color it with some paints afterwards.

For more bling bling, I added nail jewels on it. Now it looks much better than before.

So how do you think of my first acrylic nail art work? I know I probably even didn’t do it right and it looked ugly. At least I had fun and I hope you did too reading it. And don’t forget to join my holiday giveaway which ends this weekend.

14 Responses to Color of the Week – Belated Christmas Nail Art

  1. Alicia December 28, 2010 at 6:00 PM

    Wow, I think they all look awesome. I wouldn’t even know where to begin in making these.

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  2. donna December 28, 2010 at 7:21 PM

    CUUTE! i love the red one!

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  3. Stephanie December 28, 2010 at 9:45 PM

    wow, I think it looks very hard! congrats on the 400! 😀

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  4. billi December 28, 2010 at 10:13 PM

    love it

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  5. Jess December 29, 2010 at 7:16 AM

    Oh, really cute!

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  6. Dina (XYYan) December 29, 2010 at 8:08 AM

    So cute! You’re really talented! 🙂

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  7. Jess December 29, 2010 at 2:11 PM

    Wow the snowman is really cute. I really love your nail art designs.

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  8. Ash-Lilly December 30, 2010 at 2:58 AM

    You put a lot of work into those. The Christmas tree is so intricate!

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  9. Mandy Kookie December 30, 2010 at 2:55 PM

    All of the 3 designs are really cute! I want to see more nail arts.

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  10. Thifa December 30, 2010 at 6:53 PM

    I also love nail art and those all cute and wearable! Love them all!

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  11. Tammy December 30, 2010 at 8:58 PM

    This looks really good! I wish I could do 3D nail art on myself T_T

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  12. DalaLuz December 31, 2010 at 12:13 PM

    Very cute, I’m liking the bling 🙂 But in all honesty, I don’t think nail-art will ever become my thing, well maybe on one nail on a long evening if I am extraordinarily zen… 😉 And congratulations on the 400!

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  13. Smita T December 31, 2010 at 9:56 PM

    Awww really cute !!

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  14. snickerdoodle44 January 1, 2011 at 11:45 PM

    They look cute! I especially liked the red one. Pretty amazing.

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