On Nnenna’s Nails #2: Snowflakes on My Fingers

As soon as I saw this post on Nailside, I knew I had to try to recreate this look!  The snowflake design is so classically winter and I love the combination of sky blue and sparkly silver.  I think I did fairly well drawing the snowflakes on my left hand (with my dominant right hand), but since I’m useless with my left hand, I decided to opt out of snowflakes and threw on some glitter instead.  Still festive and much easier to do! :)

Base: Urban Outfitters Matte Green 7, Glitters: Love My Nails Dazzling and
Wet N Wild Party of Five Glitters, Silver: Island Girl Nail Art Pen

I would love for you to share any links to other festive/wintry nails in the comments below!

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  1. Lizzie wrote:

    hehe thanks for the sweet comment :D

    Those snowflakes are soooooo cute, oh my gosh…I am in love! Will you paint mine like that for me please?! haha :p


    Posted 12.6.11 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Aww, thanks Lizzie! Absolutely, we can have a virtual nail painting party! ;)

      Posted 12.7.11 Reply
  2. It turned out really great – so festive!

    xoxo ~ Courtney

    Posted 12.6.11 Reply
  3. your nails came out great. I am the worst when it comes to polishing my nails. I always get impatient and wind up making a mess of the whole thing.

    Posted 12.6.11 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      You should try this quick dry spray that I recently picked up from Sephora! It’s awesome because it makes the whole process much faster and you’re not waiting forever for them to dry!

      Posted 12.7.11 Reply
  4. dear god… did you freehand them? totally amazing. after practically years of going dark on my hands i’m now back to nudes!

    Posted 12.6.11 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Yep, totally free-hand, that’s why I couldn’t do my right hand! haha :) Right now I’m in a metallic/sparkly mood because of the holidays. I’m still searching for the perfect metallic silver!

      Posted 12.7.11 Reply
  5. Monique wrote:

    I love the snow flakes and sparkles…super cute!

    Posted 12.6.11 Reply
  6. cute nails! great job!

    Posted 12.6.11 Reply
  7. Mary Ann wrote:

    Wow, great job on the free-hand snowflakes. Your nails look great!

    Posted 12.7.11 Reply
  8. Jessica wrote:

    I really love your nails! This is such a great idea!

    Posted 12.7.11 Reply
  9. Yea for snowflakes! Your nails turned out adorable and I am completely inspired by “left hand” challenge :) Perfection!

    Posted 12.9.11 Reply
  10. Cara wrote:

    What festive nails, they look fantastic, I can’t believe you made all those snowflakes yourself! You have a steadier hand than mine :D

    Posted 12.11.11 Reply
  11. Stacey Kay wrote:

    This is super cute! I commend you on the creativity you show with your nails. I’m just too lazy to keep up with mine. Nnenna darling you simply must tell me how you got that beautiful Etsy widget on the side of your page. Your knits look fantastic. I would love to feature my jewelry the same way.

    Goodwill Huntingg: Happy Holidays Giveaway!
    Accessory alert: tassels

    Posted 12.11.11 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Hi Stacey Kay!

      So sorry it took me ages to respond and thanks for your sweet comment! As far as the Etsy widget, if you sign into Etsy, click the “your shop” at the top of the page, and then look in the left sidebar, you should see a link to something called “etsy mini”. Then you can customize this widget and get the html to display on your site. Hope this helps and let me know if you run into any problems!

      Posted 12.18.11 Reply