Nail Art // Digit-al Dozen December/Nail Crazies Unite: Freehanded Candy Cane Nails

by - Friday, December 16, 2016


Hello hello! Another Digit-al Dozen week has come to a close, and today's look is doing double duty! I decided to do a freehanded candy cane across all my nails both for my last DD fill and also as my first fill with Nail Crazies Unite!

I had a lot of fun drawing this piece of candy on my nails, and I have to say I'd forgotten how relaxing focusing on freehand work can be! Definitely gotta do more of that in the future. :) Maybe it can be a resolution for 2017?


I knew I wanted a background with a bit of personality so I decided to go with a smoosh marble, and then added some glitter here and there for an extra little something. The candy cane was done fully in acrylic paints.

The polishes I used for this mani were:
  • China Glaze White on White
  • China Glaze Concrete Catwalk 
  • Julep Courteney 
  • Beyond the Nail Wreath (I pulled the red and green glitter from it for accents)
  • OPI In True Stefani Fashion 
  • Finger Paints Colorful Collage

Whew!


I'm definitely content with how this look turned out, even if my pictures suffer from a little bit of lobster-hand. Ah well! It was super fun to draw, and didn't take nearly as long as I was worried it was!

Now it's time to check out the other looks from NCU...




And from our Digit-al Dozen ladies...





... And then let me know what you think! :) Thanks for visiting! xx


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7 comments

  1. The freehanded candy cane is nice.

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  2. That smoosh marble was the perfect back ground, and I'm so glad you did the two toned candy cane! You rarely see the red and green ones in nail art.

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  3. This is super cute! I've always wanted yo do a mani that spanned across my nails but am too worried about getting things to line up. You did a great job with yours.

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  4. Ohhh, I love the base that you created for this!!

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  5. It is so cute how you extended the candy cane across your nails!

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  6. I've always wanted to do a mani that spreads across all 4 fingers but it makes me terribly nervous. You did a great job on this mani.

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