Happy St. Patrick's Day! (a day early)

9:00:00 AM

Happy almost St. Patrick's Day!!!!  How are you going to spend your day?  Hopefully you all will be responsible and be safe!!!  This holiday makes me nervous since so many use the day as an all day drink fest.  I'm not, and never have been, one to drink.  For those of you who are going out, please, please, please, be responsible and be safe!!!!!

For the holiday though, I will to be as festive as possible.  This means a green filled manicure!  I thought of  these little guys from last year when I was a beginning nail artist, and I had to re-try them this year.  Let's take a look!!!

Please excuse the photos and the semi short post.  I'm completely exhausted today and well after taking about a two hours to get these cruddy pictures, I'm just not feeling my post.  Okay, okay, maybe the pictures aren't too awful.




Colors Used:
  • China Glaze - I'm With the Lifeguard
  • Orly - Liquid Vinyl
  • Zoya - Lianne
  • Sally Hansen - Golden I
  • Sinful Colors - Snow Me White
These guys are super simple!  For the leprechaun suits, you paint on a base coat of green of your choice.  I wanted my nails to scream green so I used I'm With the Lifeguard.  I believe I did three coats with no undies, but could have gotten away with two coats.  When it was dried, with my nail art brush, but could have been done with the main polish brush itself, I painted on the black belt using Liquid Vinyl.  I then added the buckle with Golden-I using a nail art brush.

For the leprechauns  I started with a clear base coat.  With my nail art brush, I painted on the little hats.  When dried, with a dotting tool, I added the orange beard and hair using Lianne.  When everything was dried, I added the details using a dotting tool and nail art brush.

What do you think?  Festive?  Love, hate?

Please show me your St. Patrick's Day manicures!!!! Tag #thelittlecanvas or #nails4yummies (as I now help Nails4Dummies with this account) for a chance to be featured on the Nails4Dummies Instagram!  Hit the hashtags to be connected to either mine or the Nails4Yummies IG accounts!  Also send me a Tweet or post them on my Facebook!!!!  

Please, everyone be safe and see you back here in a few days!!!

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    1. I nominated you for a Liebster Award! You will find the information in my latest blog post. Don't feel like you have to participate if you don't want to. I love your nail art and wanted to share your blog with my readers. :-)

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