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Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Nail Polish of the day: My 4th of July Mani

Stephs Closet 4th of July Mani

Fourth of July Nail Art Design

Happy Independence day everyone! Today marks the Fourth of July in the US, a celebration commemorating the adopotion of the Declaration of Indpepence on July 4th, 1776 declaring independence from Great Britain! Ok, enough with the history lesson Steph, on to Nails!!

When I think of the fourth of July, of course I think about food, good company and beer (lol), foremost fireworks and explosions come to mind...So, I wanted to create something blingy for that extra sparkle.

Update: To make a long story short, I wasn't satisfied with my first 4th of July nail design and this is my second finished design. I like it so much better! 

Check out my supplies below: 

Nail Art Supplies used

What I used: Claire's Liberty (red), Maybelline's Twinkle, Twinkle (blue), Art Deco (glitter) and Sally's dotting tool.

Hope ya'll are having a wonderful 4th of July. It's actually raining here, but we have plans for tomorrow too!

What's everyone's mani for today? Check out some of my blogger gals: All Lacquered Up, Scrangie, The NailPhile, CasualLavish.

(2) Comments

auroragyps said on Jul 4th, 2009 10:38 am
You might want to try staggering the silver dots, instead of lining them up in rows.

Lucy said on Jul 8th, 2009 5:20 am
That is so cute Steph. I didn't do any manicure for the 4th. Computer problems equals aggravation.

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