Strawberry Nail Art - Essie Nail Polish

Strawberry Nail Art - Essie Spring Collection 2013 Essie Madison Ave-Hue Swatch, Essie Resort Collection 2013 Essie First Timer Swatch, Essie Snap Happy Swatch

Strawberry Nail Art - I used pink and red but feel free to alternate different colors

Miranda’s Notes: 

When my sister, Mackenzie, visited a few weekends ago, I asked her to help me with some cute nail art ideas -  my nails were short so I didn’t have much to work with but wanted to use my new nail polish colors from the Essie Spring Collection and the Essie Resort Collection. Just in time for warmer weather and outside activities, my sister recommended fruit inspired nail art.  These adorable strawberry and cherry nails are easy to create, are perfect for shorter nails, and can be done with any color combination.   

Essie polishes dry fast and are overall easy to work with when creating nail art.  Essie Madison Ave-Hue and Essie First Timer were some of my favorites because of the unique colors and sparkly finish.   My colorful strawberry and cherry nails were the “cherry on top” to a lovely weekend! 

Nail art for short nails - emphasize length by using simple designs

Tutorial on creating strawberry design:

1. Apply a base color polish that will be the main color of the strawberry - I picked red and pink (but who says we can’t have purple and yellow strawberries).
2. Draw the leaf design at the base by combining different green polishes - vary the designs to add depth to the nail art.
3. To create the strawberry seeds, add several mismatched elongated black dots.
4. Wait for the nail art to dry, and apply a long lasting top coat like Seche Vite
5. Optional: go strawberry picking with your strawberry nails!

Essie Snap Happy swatch, Essie First Timer swatch, Essie Madison Ave-Hue swatch (Essie Madison Ave-Hue has tiny glitter particles)
Use the thumb as an accent nail by including a different fruit nail art
Strawberry and cherry nail art using Essie nail polish

 

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07456009463125087554 STEPH

    holy moly this is awesome!!! im feeling i need to do something now with my unpainted nails

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04124453180540191631 Forever Miss Vanity

    Such pretty nails!

    xxx

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15564376439929492407 Sakuranko

    Really lovely design of strawberry is really cute.
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14392619560825022119 Roxy

    Super cutey cute
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    xxxx

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00063021869473266643 Krystal Caracol

    So adorable :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06027318059809912634 harleanrose

    it looks ah-mazing! x
    :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10155037898211375678 Holly Rhian

    So cute!
    xx

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00682790272798611315 Mandee S.

    So cute!! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12866420786261324835 Jess | Just Jesss

    Love the cherry! Super cute :)

    Jess xo

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14232733605060472847 Molly Lyon

    Amazing manicure! I don’t think I’d have the patience haha!
    New follower :)

    Lyonsnotes.blogspot.co.uk xx