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Hello Lovelies!

The lovely Nicole a.k.a victory_nails on Instagram, has created this awesome monarch butterfly nail art tutorial for us today! Although these bring summery thoughts to mind, these are a fantastic nail art look for fall and winter as well! And if you want to get spooky, you could mix up the colors and go darker for an awesome Halloween design! You can see some of Nicole’s other amazing designs in her Nailpolis gallery, and her Instagram as well!


Step one: Sponge your chosen ombré colours onto a white base w. a makeup sponge. Repeating a few times to get desired colour blend.

Step two: Paint diagonal ‘moons’ in the corner of each nail w. black polish.

Step three: Paint 1st line across the nail, diagonally, from middle of each moon
To the opposite corner.

Step four: Follow w. 2 more diagonal lines on each side; down the centre of each section.

Step five: Make an arch at the top of each section & fill w. black.

Step six: Dot small white spots along the arches. Top coat & clean up.

Jennifer a.k.a Polished With Love has made this wonderful Sugar Spun Nail Art tutorial for us today! Don’t be afraid to get messy with this one, in fact, the messier, the better! Check out more of Jennifer’s lovely nail art in her Nailpolis gallery here.

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Step one: Paint two coats of your favorite polish (mattify it if you wish).

Step two: Place a few drops of the fist polish on a piece of foil. Let it dry for ~ 5 minutes.

Step three: Once it’s goopy, use a Dotting tool to swirl and drag it.

Step four: Place a drop on one side of the nail and drag the polish string across your nail.

Step five: Repeat on all nails.

 Step six: Add more colors and don’t forget to clean up! No topcoat needed!

Today Elodie from the french blog Haut les vernis, is showing us how to create these beautiful One Stroke Dreamcatcher nails! Elodie’s One Stroke nail art is just so amazing that we had to ask her  how she does it! You can see more of her nail art in her Nailpolis gallery here.

Step one: Paint nails with white polish and lightly sponge with a sheer tinted polish

Step two: Dip half of a square brush in yellow acrylic paint, the other side in red, and then slowly paint a half circle.

Step three: Reload your brush with the two colors, and paint a jagged line down the center of the nail.

Step four: Outline the circle and jagged line to create the feather and dream catcher.

Step five: Paint some black lines for the strings and use a dotting tool to add some yellow and red dots.

Step six: Finish with your favorite top coat, and you’re done!


Bridget a.k.a A Painted Nail has created this Saran Wrap nail art tutorial for us! This is an awesome look on it’s own, but you could also use it to spice up a stamped design, or use it as a base for some spooky Halloween nail art! Keep up with Bridget’s nail art in her Nailpolis gallery, and her blog A Painted Nail too!

Step one: Paint nails with base color and allow to dry.

Step two: Dab balled up piece of saran wrap in secondary color.

Step three: Using saran wrap, dab secondary color onto nail. Use a light hand and try not to completely cover the base color.

Step four: Use small brush and acetone to clean up, finish with your favorite top coat, and you’re done!