Nature Takes
Over Your Nails

This nail design is inspired by a look from Vika Gazinskaya, Spring 2014. A slim tree's branches rise upward and take the shape of the nail's moon. With a flamingo on the accent nail, this design is a stylish juxtaposition of winter and summer.

Flamingo nail design

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- final result

Supplies:

  • Essie's Sand Tropez
  • Zoya's Kara
  • China Glaze's Liquid Leather
  • Small paint brush

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- supplies

Instructions:

1

Base

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- base

Begin with a tan base coat.

2

Paint the tree

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- trees

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- trees

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- trees

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- trees

Using the small brush, paint a line down the middle of each nail. Then paint some branches coming out from the top to form the 'moon' shape of your nail. Add more paint at the top to emphasize the moon.

3

Flamingo

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- flamingo

Moon branches nail design | Sheknows.com -- final result

Using the small brush, paint a pink flamingo on each accent nail. Add a black beak and legs. Let the design dry and finish with a top coat.

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