Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2 Types of New Year Nail Art for 2014

Hello dear readers!

Today I'm showing you 2 different types of new year nail art.
On the last 2 years, I usually do one nail art based on the Chinese New Yr and its zodiac. I did the yr of the dragon in 2012 and the yr of the snake in 2013. This time, I wanted to mix things a little bit by doing my usual Chinese zodiac-inspired nail art and and another one that represents new year generally.

More details below...

First, I'll show you the year of the horse nail art...

This is by far my favorite theme for new year. I like how you can incorporate the animal in the manicure; this gives endless possibilities for creativity

For this manicure I used Maybelline Colorshow in Sandstorm as the base. I topped it with a 24k gold flake topcoat by Ninja Polish. I painted the numbers and the horse head using Oumaxi acrylic paints. I added flower nail stickers for extra decoration. 

For the thumb, I painted a red square and stamped the Chinese Fú character that means "Happiness" or "good fortune" using QA21 stamp plate. 

 Now, on my 2nd new year nail art I wanted to capture the overall mood of celebration seen worldwide like the fireworks and people getting together to welcome a new year. 

For this nail art I used Revlon Top Speed in Black Star as the base. I stamped fireworks, people, 2014 numbers using designs from HD-E stamping plate.

That's it for my 2014 nail art...

♥♥Thank you to all of you who take their time to leave a comment on each of my posts. If you just prefer to come and read my posts, I thank you as well. You have made a very pleasant 2013 for me♥♥
Now, let's welcome 2014 with new hopes and inspiration!

I wish all of you a very happy new year. I hope 2014 is filled with happiness and prosperity  for all of us ;)

Happy New Year!
¡Feliz año nuevo!


  1. Love both ways of manicure, such a creative idea with horse :) Love your nails!

    Have a Happy New Year!!!

  2. Ambas manicuras son preciosas, cada una a su estilo. Pero he de reconocer que por la delicadeza y originalidad, la primera me ha cautivado ;)

    ¡¡Feliz año nuevo!! :)


  3. your nail arts are perfect like always *-* <3

  4. I always love you cny nails♥ The horse design is so creative and really loveable with all those flowers in the background! Fits perfectly to the theme! And the firework design makes me wanna celebrate NOW! Such a fest on your nails hihi Did you use one polish or severals to stamp the firework? Hope I can find the time to do a cny nail art too. Thanks for inspiring me ^-^


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