Halloween Zombies 2017

There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.

Happy Halloween! I wanted a fun goofy concept and was drawing a blank, it’s usually the only time of year I attempt hand drawn nailart. When I saw these nail plates on Whatsupnails, it gave ideas and this is it…..more or less.

Polishes used for gradient Pure Ice Shore Bet (base) Zoya Pippa, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Sun Kissed, Pure Ice Rumors, Essie Stylenomics, Essie Kimono-over, Anise Sea Gypsy.

Stamped With Lina Spooklicious 01 plate & Whats Up Nail A012 plate using polishes China Glaze Best Ponies Forever & OPI Silver Canvas.

I mattified it OPI Matte Top Coat

Thanks for Reading!

-Kerri

 

 

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Halloween Stripes 2016

Hello Everyone! Yup i’m aware of the date in the title, I did this last year, I didn’t think it was much of a nailart so I didn’t post but meh let’s just call it minimalist art.

Polishes used Zoya Raven & Purity, and water decals and The Nightmare Before Christmas rhinestones are from ebay.

Thanks for reading!

-Kerri

Happy Independence Day 2017

Hello Everyone! This post is long overdue, but what else is new. This was the nail art I did, I wasn’t satisfied with my hand writing from my previous nailart, so I ordered a Uber Chic Alphabet and Number nail plates. Now doesn’t this look better?

Polishes used Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Lemon Zest, Going Green, Heritage Red, Black On Black & A-England Excalibur Renaissance. Stamped with Uber Chic Alphabet 01 & Numbers 01

Thanks for reading!

-Kerri

 

Happy Emancipation Day Jamaica 2017!

Hello Everyone! Happy Emancipation Day! Whenever this time of year rolls around and i’m homesick to the extreme, and since this and Independence day fall within the same week so it’s normally a week long celebration. So i’m celebrating my way with nail art of course. See previous years mani for a mini history lesson.

Polishes used Zoya Pippa, Wyatt, Willa & Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Going Green, stamped with Plate BM-H14 using Zoya Goldie and coconut trees from plate Konad M29.

Thanks for reading!

-Kerri

 

Halloween Pumpkin Forest 2016

Hello  Everyone! Happy Halloween! This is the only time of year I attempt to hand draw my nail art concept. I Sponged on several layers of blue, gray and green as a base, but it looked a little one dimensional and nature never is. So I added a yellow and a darker green to give it some life, I also used polishes with shimmer to simulate moonlight.

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Polishes used Zoya Carey (base), Zoya Talia, Harley, Daisy, Tracie & England Dragon (Gradient). Zoya Willa, Kelly, Darcy, Arizona & Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Going Green. (Landscape drawings)

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Thanks for reading!

-Kerri

 

Green and Ivory Petals Watermarble

Hello Everyone! This mani was done last November and forgot to post it, i’m still loving it earthy goodness.

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Mini petal pattern tutorial.

Polishes used Gradient Zoya Yara, Logan, Remy and watermarble is Zoya Charlott (base), Zoya Anais & Finger Paints Pass The Picasso (not pictured).

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Thanks for reading!

-Kerri

Golden Brown Vines

Hello Everyone! I wanted something quick and easy because it was late and I wanted to sleep, and also a palate cleanser after the previous bright neon polish manicure.

The base for this nail stamping is a black nail tint I made by adding a few drops of black polish in some clear topcoat (It drys quicker for stamping purposes). Over that I stamped on the vines using the brown polish and on top of that silvery brown. I absolutely love the effect.

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Polishes used Zoya Austine, Cinnamon & Pureen 33 Stamping Plate.

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I applied a Zoya coat of matte velvet top coat, it’s not absolutely matte it has a little shine to it.

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Thanks for reading!

-Kerri

Springy Negative Space Manicure

Hello Everyone! Hope you are all having an awesome monday! This is my seconds attempt at negative space mani, the first one can be seen here.

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I uses chevron vinyls to make the X and then used a makeup sponge to create the gradient then remove the vinyls and voilà. I must have taken a hundred pictures and it still doesn’t look like it does in real life, it did pick up some if the polishes iridescence though.

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Polishes used Zoya Jace, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Sun Spots, Royal Hue & Total Flirt. The decals were bought off Ebay.

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I did a different design on my right hand, since I was having trouble getting a symmetrical X design and I actually think I like this design better.

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Thanks For Reading!

-Kerri

 

Summer’s Gone By

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Hello Everyone! This should have been posted before my break from blogging, I completely forgot about it. This was a simple no frills summer inspired gradient, done with a damp sponge. I also applied decals from born pretty store (# G110).

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Polishes used Zoya Josie, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Sweet Nectar & Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Wing It.

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Thanks for reading!

-Kerri

Star Burst Watermarble

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Hello Everyone, I hope everyone had a great July 4th if you celebrated and all your dogs have stopped hiding under the sofa and other animals recovering from the festive fireworks. This is a fun burst of color to celebrate.

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Polishes used Zoya Wendy & Livingston, Tilda & Ryan, Perrie & Haven, Yummy & Ibiza, Darcy & Arizona.

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Watermarble pattern how to

 

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I did this hand first and didn’t like the last two nails done with Zoya Wednesday & Tamsen, Odette & Pepper, so I change it on my my left hand.

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Thank you!

– Kerri