Welcome to Nailed Daily the blog where it all started! Back in 2011 I had this crazy idea of starting this nail art blog where I would complete 365 nail designs in one year. On Nov 30th 2012 I completed the challenge, it was a huge struggle to commit to but I am glad I did it because it pushed me so much further with my nail art. Shortly after completing my challenge I quit blogging I swore I would never blog again, but here I am back at it 5 years later with much more knowledge, way better photography skills and exciting new nail adventures to talk about. I hope to use this blog to inspire other professional nail techs, I want to share my experiences as an educator, nail competitor and salon owner. I will also share new nail designs and tutorials. I am excited for this new chapter of my blog, it wont be daily but I promise it will be good stuff! I hope you enjoy the content!

Day 28 - Countdown to 2012

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I love this design, I did something very similar last year on a couple clients and it was a big hit. This year I added in the pocket watch, which I think is too cute! I love this color, not sure if you can even get it anymore but it is fabulous, with even one coat you get a full coverage glitter. I'm not usually one to wear gold but it does pick up other colors which I really like.

For the nail art, I used hot pink, purple and blue striping paint and painted in fireworks, for the most part they are covered up so I just quickly painted them in as a background of random stripes and dots. After that I painted the white and silver parts and finisshed it off with the black detail. If I could paint my right hand this good, I would definitely be rocking these nails on New Years Eve.



Polish: China Glaze Medallion

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  1. Such tiny details. What kind of brushes do you use? And are you using acrylic paints or polishes? So talented!

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  2. This is great! Your designs are so crisp. I'd be curious to know if you used acrylic paint or polishes as well, and the brush info... I need a good detail brush.

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  3. Thanks! this specific design is done using Orly instant artist paints, I use these striping paint because they are acrylic paint rather than polish. When I need a larger variety of color I use craft paints from Michaels (I prefer delta ceramcoat) My favorite brush is a thicher striping brush (also from michaels) It's black and says
    LOEW-CORNELL 7050 SCRIPT. Let me know if you have any more questions, hope this helps!

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