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Monday, July 2, 2012

patriotic nails

are you lazy when it comes to fourth of july outfits? do you always stick to wearing a navy and white striped shirt with red shorts, or maybe you're super lazy creative and wear a red shirt with jean shorts. well have no fear, i'm here to save you and you can still wear your super easy outfit! all you need is red white and blue nail polish, and some finger nails! here are two super easy ways to steal the manicure runway at your 4th of july party!

1. choose 3 colors
2. use tape to make an x
3. paint colors on top and bottom of x
4. peel and seal with a  clear coat. Show off!
See how to extend a manicure post for detailed directions

1. pick 3 colors
2. paint nails a base color
3.pour 1 drop of polish on a paper plate.
4. use toothpicks or skewers to draw lines across your nail with your first color (red).
5. repeat steps 3 and 4 with the 2nd stripe color (blue).
Seal with a clear coat and VoilĂ . Stripey Nails!

these two manicure are super easy, and when anyone sees them they are sure to comment on how cute they are! 

p.s. lilly pulitzer is on ruelala today at 11, but don't buy anything that you will be needing within the next month. rumor has it that they are having technical difficulties ;)


  1. Wow really cool nail designs :)

    Ina :*

  2. I found your blog while on Coast to Coast Bloggers and I saw you are from Kentucky as well. I am in Central Kentucky in Richmond, KY. I would love for you to visit my blog and maybe you can come to one of our Kentucky Blogger Meet Ups.

    Dreams Do Come True


    1. i'd love to check out your blog, and i would definitely be interested in the kentucky meet ups! how often do y'all meet up?

  3. Those looks awesome! I need to give them a try!

  4. Wow these turned out great so festive!