February 1, 2013

Super Bowl Manicure: Go 49ers!

Super Bowl 47 is this Sunday and it will be the Baltimore Ravens versus the San Francisco 49ers. I'm cheering on the 49ers because I think they're the "underdogs" and I really dislike the Ravens. I decided to show some spirit on my finger tips. Here's the colors I used and how to get the look:

L-R: The Spy Who Loved Me & Golden Eye from  OPI's Skyfall Collection | Black & White Nail Art Brushes

Step 1: Paint your nails red // Step 2: Tape off a triangle // Step 3: Paint nail with gold polish // Step 4: After drying, remove tape // Step 5: Outline the gold nail polish with a nail art brush.

You could create a triangle "stencil" if you're a stickler for perfection. I just eyeballed the triangle shapes and they came out fairly straight and even. I decided to outline the triangles with nail art brushes to tie in the black and white colors but to also clean up any imperfections. I love the look!

P.S. I feel like they look a little bit like Angry Birds lol.

What's been on your nails this week?


23 comments:

  1. Your rooting for the wrong brother ;). Anyway I love the nails... :P

    <3
    heather
    fashionistanygirl.com

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    1. haha I don't really care but dislike Ray Lewis so went with the 49ers :p

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  2. The do remind me of Angry Birds! Haha!! Love it!

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    1. haha right? After looking at them for awhile... I started seeing it. Totally by mistake!

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  3. As a fellow Raven-hater, I love this!

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  4. You did an amazing job. And you make it look so easy. I almost think I might be able to try this out and succeed!

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  5. Hi Kimberlee, found you through the Nail Files link up. Great team spirit!

    Kali
    Kali Now Living

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  6. Great mani! And you're right - they do remind me of Angry Birds :) I really need to get my manicure routine sorted, I haven't done my nails for weeks!

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  7. Very good tutorial! They do look like Angry Birds a little bit, but I would definitely think of the 49ers first.

    Kate from Clear the Way

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  8. Fancy! I'm cheering for the 49ers, too! :)

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