Daily Nail: Toadstools and Glitter Grass!

 

Toad1Toad2I haven’t done my nails in a little while, but on Friday, Manda came over, and we went on a 5 mile walk around Lake Merced, and then painted our nails and watched Coyote Ugly!

I saw some mushroom nail stickers on Etsy and was inspired to try painting some toadstools on my own.

Toad4Toad3Obvs, I am not the greatest nail artist in the world!! But what I did for the toadstool nails was paint the base color first (the light aqua), and then I used white acrylic paint and a tiny paint brush to paint out all the mushrooms and grass. The white background helps the colors pop on top. Then, I painted in the red toadstool topsΒ with acrylic paint, and also some light green grass. After that layer dried (acrylic paint dries pretty quickly), I dotted on the mushroom spots and then gave the grass some dark green glitter polish to make it pop. Then the whole thing got a top coat of Seche Vite.

I really like how they turned out!!! I have magical forest fingers!

 

 

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14 Responses to Daily Nail: Toadstools and Glitter Grass!

  1. Cara says:

    These are so cute! I’m totally going to try an replicate this design (if you don’t mind)!

  2. Sarah says:

    Oh wow, these are just so cute! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Fiona says:

    Super cute – never thought to use acrylic paint on nails, I think I may have more success that way, especially using a nice small brush πŸ™‚

  4. Amy says:

    Oh these are just so cute! πŸ™‚

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  5. I love these, anything mushroom-ey has my instant approval!

  6. Nerd Burger says:

    They are so incredible. I am going to try and recreate them this weekend. πŸ™‚

  7. Susannah says:

    Love, love, love! x

  8. Kelsea Echo says:

    These nails are the coolest! I don’t think I could paint those by h and! Haha

  9. Jenny says:

    Those are soooo cute!!!! I love them! πŸ™‚ :3 <3

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