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Cherries Nails

30 May

One of my favorite things about summer time is cherries.  I love cherries; especially Bing!  I had an idea to do a cherry mani a while ago.  I was needing some inspiration today, so I went to my “To Do” list and decided to bust this one out.

It was actually pretty simple, just took some time.  I’m sorta bugged that my ring finger looks a bit like an apple rather than a close up cherry.  I guess, if you took a close up picture of a cherry, it would look like an apple though.  This mani just makes me happy.  They’re cheery cherries!  🙂

I started with NYX Girls White as my base.  It’s a really thin white.  It took four coats to get descent coverage.  The only plus to a super thin formula like that is that I didn’t get any bubbles in those four coats.  My cherries are China Glaze Velvet Bow and OPI Black Cherry Chutney.  My polka dots are China Glaze Starboard and the stems are a mix of Starboard and Finger Paints Sketchy Character.  I topped it all off with Poshé.

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23 Responses to “Cherries Nails”

  1. Tara May 30, 2012 at 6:35 am #

    Omg these are so cute! I love it!

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 10:08 am #

      Thank you Tara!

  2. Tara May 30, 2012 at 7:23 am #

    Wow. Just wow wow wow wow. What an amazing job you did! I love cherries, I love this mani….I want you to come over and do my nails, please 🙂 I can’t stop saying how much I love this! And the ring finger sure looks like a cherry to me!

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 10:10 am #

      Thanks Tara! Isn’t it cute? The next time I’m in the Denver area (I’ve only been twice in my life), I’ll do your nails for you. 😉

  3. Amanda (Mae) May 30, 2012 at 7:57 am #

    LOVE IT ! I also love Cherries, I cannot wait every year until they come into season, mmm Bings 😀

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 10:07 am #

      Ha ha! Mmm… Bings. That made me laugh!

  4. KimsKie's Nails May 30, 2012 at 9:04 am #

    Tooooo cute!! Love it! ♥

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 10:11 am #

      Thank you KimsKie’s Nails! It’s really making me crave some cherries!

  5. Jessica McFerran May 30, 2012 at 10:10 am #

    Cute! You have any ideas what I should do for the dirty dash?

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 10:13 am #

      Thanks Jess! The Dirty Dash is basically a muddy run, right? The first thing that came to mind is a dripping mani. Or do they have a logo you could do? Maybe both?

  6. Cheryl Cheryl May 30, 2012 at 11:16 am #

    WOW! Super cute!!!! way better than my lacquer strips! NICE!

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 8:54 pm #

      Oh thanks Cheryl!

  7. April May 30, 2012 at 11:24 am #

    Love it! My sister has been looking for a cute cherry mani and I think this is it!

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 8:55 pm #

      Thanks April! I hope your sister likes it!

  8. Jenna Froggy May 30, 2012 at 12:57 pm #

    Oh, I am normally not fond of cherries, but this is awesome…and it does make me cheery 😀

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 8:58 pm #

      Thanks Jenna!

  9. sjp73 May 30, 2012 at 2:02 pm #

    (a) These are freaking AMAZING!!
    (b) I must get some black cherries NOW!! Yum!

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 8:57 pm #

      I know! It totally makes you want some cherries, huh?!

  10. Laurie May 30, 2012 at 9:27 pm #

    Cherries are my favorite in the entire world and this is cute as all get out!!! I LOVE IT!

    • TopCoatIt May 30, 2012 at 9:56 pm #

      Why thank you Laurie!

  11. Raggio di Luna May 31, 2012 at 4:53 am #

    Amazing job! This manicure is so cheerful and beautiful!

  12. MariJo May 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm #

    I love it!!!

  13. wackylaki June 3, 2012 at 1:58 am #

    This is the best cherry manicure I’ve ever seen! I’m so craving some now 🙂

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