Saturday, December 15, 2012

Christmas Nail Art - Dotted Christmas Trees

Hey guys!

Like I figured I would, I removed the candy cane mani yesterday and did a whole new design. This one was inspired by a holiday card we received where the image of the Christmas tree on front was done abstractly with polka dots. I thought the concept would translate really well into a nail design, so that's what I did! If you want to see the holiday card, I posted a picture of it here on Instagram.

The base colour here is Zoya Purity and then I used a bunch of different green polishes to create the trees:

OPI Here Today...Aragon Tomorrow
China Glaze Gaga for Green
China Glaze Four Leaf Clover
China Glaze Holly-Day
China Glaze Re-fresh Mint and
China Glaze Running in Circles

Then I used a small nail art brush and China Glaze Ruby Pumps to create the little stars on top.

I realized a couple of things while doing this mani:
1.) I have a large selection of green polishes from China Glaze, but not many from any other brands, and
2.) Making tiny stars symmetrical, especially using my non-dominant hand, is super hard!

I'm much happier with this mani than I was with the watercolour candy canes. And it got a ton of compliments at my fiance's work Christmas party last night!

Thanks for looking! Have a wonderful Saturday everyone!


  1. These are so simple yet so pretty!!!! :)

  2. I've seen this style of mani a couple times and I love it! It'll definitely be part of my Christmas mani this year :)

  3. super cute and it looks gorgeous :D

  4. Adorable! I want to do this today haha

  5. Oh, cute! I love all the different shades of green, and the stars look great! x

  6. It's so cute! I tried to do something similar a few days ago, but it wasn't good enough :(

  7. Sooo cute! Finally a tree mani that looks like something I can do. lol.

  8. This is a great simple christmas manicure!

  9. Super cute! I will have to try this, I can make dots :D

  10. I like this one MUCH better than the candy cane one. I really like more abtract nail art. I think you did a nice job on the stars.
    Also, I'm sorry, but I'm nitpicky... "fiancée" is feminine. You are implying that you are engaged to a woman. Since it seems you aren't, you may want to start spelling it "fiancé".

  11. Great design! Such an effective look! Love it :) xx

  12. I really like this idea! These I'm pretty sure I can do...dots make a great tree!


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