Monday, October 3, 2011

Don't Get Mad, GET PLAID!

Happy Monday No Naked Nailers! Are you suffering from a Case of the Mondays this morning? Don't fret... I've got the answer!

Don't get mad! GET PLAID!!!

You just can't be in a bad mood with a rockin' plaid print on your nails. Well, I can't... that's for sure. For this plaid ensemble, I used:
  • 1 coat of CND Stickey base coat
  • 2 coats of butter LONDON Marrow
  • A striper brush, acrylic craft paint, and Stripe Rite silver glitter for the plaid stripes (And yes, they're freehand... I'm totally a perfectionist, that's why I didn't do this design on EACH nail. It would have taken forever!!)
  • 1 coat of Looks Wet top coat
  • 1 coat of CND Super Shiney top coat
I am definitely diggin' butter LONDON Marrow. Wow. They have "butter" in their name for a reason. This stuff goes on so smoothly and it is the richest plum color. The color is a bit off in the photo... but is so beautiful in person. There is also a very subtle shimmer in it, though I couldn't capture it in the photo.

On a side note... which is better... the photo above? Or the photo below? Let me know!! I'm debating doing a switch-up on my photo style.

Now, if you've still got a Case of the Mondays... go paint some plaid nail art on your own nails! You can thank me later :)


  1. This mani is so cool!!
    I really love it!

  2. Love the mani and it would be interesting to see how it looks with the plaid on all nails...that would rock!...and like second pix better.

  3. So loving this look and color palette!

  4. Wow, is that freehand? Your lines are so straight!

  5. Thank you all!!! Angie, yes, they're freehand. That's why I didn't do every nail... because it would have taken forever! Thank you though! -- Annelise

  6. This is gorgeous! I think I like the first picture more :)

  7. I love plaid. You did a perfect job! I like the second picture.


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