Friday, July 6, 2012

The Nail Files!! 7/6/12

I am linking up with Vickilious Life and Fabulous but Evil this week. If you want to join in the fun click on the logo above to get started!

Soooo this week was OBVIOUSLY, the 4th of July so I had to do something fun with my nails. My friend send me a picture of paint splatter nails and I thought that would be fun so here is what I did.

I LOVED doing the paint splatter nails and almost did a tutorial but got distracted and ended up not having time. However, I will give you a few tips on doing paint splatter nails: 

1. Lay something down on the table - it is MESSY!
2. Use Petroleum Jelly/Vaseline around you cuticles & even up your fingers a little bit - don't get it on the actual nail. Personally I think that Petroleum Jelly works better than taping off your fingers for two reasons. One, it's easy to apply and two, have you ever tried to paint your nails with your fingers all taped up?! It's difficult.
3. Use a long straw, not a short one. I saw a tutorial that said using a short straw gave you more control but I couldn't get the short straw to work at all.
4. It will not work every time. So don't get frustrated, just remember to have fun. Oh and maybe do this in a big room with lots ventilation. LOL

Your Patriotic Nail Artist, 
             Jessy <3 

P.S. I will be starting my own link up this Monday, called Musical Mondays!! If you want to join in the fun remember to follow my blog either by GFC or by email and I look forward to reading about what music you enjoy!! :)


  1. Jess, wow your nails turned out beautiful! How cool and very patriotic :)

  2. the splatter looks awesome!! i've been wanting to try it!

    1. Thanks Tara!! It is a lot of fun to do! If you try it I'd love to see what you did. :)

  3. looks fantastic! I am your newest follower! I cannot wait to read more of your posts and hope that maybe you can return the favor and follow my preppy blog. I always comment for every comment left on my page and hope to start a friendly relationship with your wonderful blog!

    1. Thanks for being a follower!! I hope you enjoy my blog. I'll come and check yours out soon!! :)

  4. Splatter nails are so difficult! Thanks for the tips!