Tuesday, December 24, 2013

On This Day, A Child Was Born

Hello, readers! Merry Christmas Eve! We have a lot of fun family time planned today and tomorrow so this won't be a long post (and there won't be one tomorrow.) For us, Christmas is fun with Santa coming to visit; but ultimately we are celebrating the birth of our Savior: Jesus Christ. I really wanted my official Christmas Eve/Christmas Day nail art to reflect that instead of more cute Christmas trees, snowmen, elves, presents, etc. It is CHRISTmas after all.

I decided to free hand a bit of the nativity scene on one hand, with just Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus. On the other hand, I've done a glowing cross. I think this could be a favorite mani of mine!


  • My base is OPI Road House Blues
  • I then used a sponge and dabbed a gradient at the tips of Zoya Song
  • Then, I painted some Elevation Polish Pitaraq on the cuticle line for gorgeous stars in the night sky. 
  • I used black, white, and yellow creams to finish out the design of the stable, star, hills, and palm trees.

Here is a closer look at my left hand:


And a closer look at my right hand:


What do you think? I wish you all a blessed and Merry Christmas with your loved ones! See you back in a few days!


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13 comments:

  1. Definitely one of my favorite manis ever! Just perfect! Merry CHRISTmas! ♥

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  2. Beautiful cross and Nativity scene! Have a great Christmas!

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  3. Absolutely beautiful! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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  4. Lovely! In Austria, Santa doesn't visit us for Christmas. Your manicure reminds me of the scenery with the crib we have at home :) Merry Christmas!

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  5. I love the details on the manger scene. Beautiful work, and I like seeing this in the midst of all the Santa-themed manis. Merry Christmas! x

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  6. Best Christmas mani of them all!

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  7. Amazing! Thank you for sharing! Merry Christmas!

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  8. Merrry Christmas. This is a beautiful mani

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  9. Amazing <3

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  10. awesome nail art, definitely one of more unique out there, love it :D

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  11. Aww, it's so great to see a Christian nail art! I did a Nativity similar to this last year, but no Mary/Joseph. I don't think I had the talent back then to do that small. haha Yours is much much better! I love it!!!

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