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More Beach Nails – Sand and Water

More Beach Nails – Sand and Water 0

I thought I’d show you how I did my daughter’s nails for our vacation. She wanted something beach-themed with sand, so I did this design that looks like the water crashing on the sand. I started with two coats of ibd Dockside Diva, topped with one coat of Gelish Vegas Nights. Those two colors alone(…)

Tropical Beach Sunset Nails

Tropical Beach Sunset Nails 11

It’s vacation time!  We’re on our annual family vacation in Siesta Key, Florida, relaxing and soaking up the sun.  This is my mani for the week… a tropical sunset theme. I started with a yellow base using TruGel Smoke and Mirrors.  Then I created a gradient using three colors from the TruGel Ringleader collection… Smoke(…)

Guest Post:  Glitter Flowers by

Guest Post: Glitter Flowers by 5

Hello lovely Chickettes readers! Since Andrea is living it up in Las Vegas and getting the scoop on our favorite brands for next year, I’m hijacking her blog and throwing some glitter around again. Seems appropriate for Las Vegas, right? For those of you who haven’t “met” me before, I’m Michelle from My blog(…)

Sheer black polka dot nails with flowers and glitter

Sheer black polka dot nails with flowers and glitter 4

This manicure was inspired by some pictures that I’ve seen on Instagram with the sheer polka dotted look. I think the most memorable one was the polka dot and lace mani that Bad Girl Nails posted on March 7th. The two polka dotted nails have a sheer grey base using two coats of Gelish Clean(…)

4th of July American Flag Nails

4th of July American Flag Nails 10

Happy Canada Day to all of my Canadian followers!! I’m sorry I don’t have a Canadian themed mani for you today. This is my second (and probably last) Independence Day themed mani for the year. I went with a classic American flag stars and stripes look.  I created this look with gel polish and stamping. (…)

Independence Day / 4th of July Nails

Independence Day / 4th of July Nails 12

It’s hard to believe that next week is July already, and one of my favorite holidays is coming up.  I love celebrating the 4th of July with family and friends… watching fireworks is always the highlight of the day for me.  This is the first design that I came up with for the 4th of(…)

Gradients, Lace & Bling

Gradients, Lace & Bling 8

Today’s manicure is a bit of a mix of techniques. As many of you know, I’ve been trying to figure out how to do a pure gel polish gradient and have gotten awful results with the different ideas I’ve tried. Well Nails by Shannon posted this video about her technique and it totally blew me(…)

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