Friday, January 3, 2014

Christmas Concert Mani

Hey Everyone!!! It is one of those days today. It is actually pretty cool out though so I am very excited. It is by no means cold but at least it isn't 80 degrees anymore. 

Every time T has a performance I try and do music themed nail art. This year he had his winter concert so I did a combination of holiday and music. This mani was inspired by the Mistletoe Tips mani over on the Canadian Nail Fanatic. I didn't use the same polishes but tried to make it similar. Unfortunately my skills are no where near the level of her skills. 

I started with a base of OPI Don't Touch my Tutu. I really enjoyed the 2012 Soft Colors Ballet collection and have reached for them quite a few times recently. I used Pirouette My Whistle to add some glitter to the tips. You can not see it very well but it is there.

I used BM-302 for the holly leaves and BM-411 for the music notes. 

I used little red rhinestones that I found at a local beauty supply place to add some bling to the berries.

I wasn't going to top coat the rhinestones because I don't like the way it looks and I wasn't wearing it for more than a night. Well, between putting them on at work, getting gas and driving home I lost two stones. I decided I had to topcoat them before I lost more.

The top coat didn't bother me too much and I ended up keeping this mani for an extra day so it worked out well.

For my ring finger base I used Indigo Bananas Moonlight (clair de lune). I LOVE this polish. I mean LOVE!

I will have another post on Moonlight coming up next week but I am definitely in love with this polish. It is blingy and amazing.

The pretty sparkles kept me entertained at the concert during the time when their complete disorganization and lack of preparedness left us sitting waiting for the next performance for what seemed like forever.

The concert was pretty disastrous but my mani was quite pretty.

Look at that sparkle!

That's all for now :)


  1. I love your mani!! As a voice and piano teacher I try to come up with original music manis for every concert and event, and my students love it. It's my way of giving them a bit of fun and happiness so they don't stress out too much.

    1. Oh wow you teach music? that is so cool! I love that you do manis for the concerts and events! My son doesn't care but I feel like I am supporting him with the manis lol I am always on the lookout for music themed nail stuff. I actually even ordered decals of Snoopy playing the saxophone since that is what ds plays.


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