Weekly Mani: 4th of July

Hello dear readers,

This is a first for me, a literal holiday design. If I do something for a holiday is more abstract, usually just using a color scheme related to the holiday and maybe a stamp. I have been wanting to try a flag design for a while but I could never find a design a really like. I practiced a bit and found I did not like the stark white so I went with a light silvery base and chose a dark blue shimmer and red glitter. I love the look with all the shimmery goodness.

For the flag nails, I started with a base of IBD Whipped Cream and then added a coat of IBD Siberian Minx, a gorgeous champagne silver glitter. I then painted LeChat The King’s Navy at the tip and formed a wavy line with an Elf brush and alcohol, cured and added another coat. Then I mixed together a drop each of LeChat Enthralled and LeChat XOXO for a gorgeous glittery red and using a fine detail brush I painted some wavy lines, cured and topped with a coat of top gel.

For the red nail, I used 1 coat Enthralled and 2 coats XOXO and 1 coat top gel.
For the silver nail, I used 1 coat IBD Whipped Cream and 2 coats Siberian Minx and 1 coat top gel.
For the blue, I used 2 coats LeChat The King’s Navy and 1 coat top gel

4th of july mani

Products used:

IBD Whipped Cream
IBD Siberian Minx
IBD Enthralled
LeChat The King’s Navy


5 comments on “Weekly Mani: 4th of July

  1. arachne646

    I love it, and I’m Canadian!

    1. Kim

      Lol, thank you! šŸ˜€

  2. Wordl8y

    I love it too. You have a great eye for color and design.

    1. Kim

      Thanks so much!

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