Spring Inspired Nails

Hello, everyone!

Today I’m sharing with you my spring inspired nails. I’m not the best at nail art, but I felt it would be fun to do, and share! I’m super excited to create nail art inspired by my favorite season. I love spring! When I think of spring I think of beautiful flowers, the sun, the crisp fresh air, and this is the season where I like to add a lot of color to my wardrobe as well as my makeup, and nails!

I was looking for some inspiration, and I have a scarf that I love to wear in the springtime it has a lot of beautiful flowers almost like watercolors, but I thought it would be too difficult to do since as I mentioned earlier I’m not the best at nail art. So instead Saturday night I was looking around, and on my dresser I had a ton of thank you cards that I give out to my giveaway winners. The card says thanks and its designed with beautiful flowers, and bright colors. One part in particular drew my attention and it was the letter a on the card it’s bright green with pretty white daisies on it. I’m like that’s it, I got it!  So down below you will see my finished work, and the tools you will need to create my spring inspired nails.

The tools you’ll need

Whatever inspires you in my case the thank you card

Nail polish remover my favorite is the Sally Hansen Extra Strength formula

Q-tips Precision Tips for easy clean up if you make any mistakes, or messes

Nail art tools, I don’t own any so I used a bobby pin to create the dots

And any scrap paper, or cardboard so that you can pour your nail polish over it (you will use it for dipping your bobby pin:)

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Nail polish I used plus top coat & cuticle oil (optional)

Sinful Colors Professional nail polish in INNOCENT 944

Sinful Shine With Gel Tech in BANANAPPEAL 1218

Kiss Nail Art Paint in White

Julie G Jet Set Quick-Dry Top Coat

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Julep Essential Cuticle Oil

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Here is my final look and the steps I took to create my spring inspired nails

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As you can see it was easy, and it does not have to be perfect because every flower isn’t perfect, so if you make any mistakes just start over again or gently tap over any mistakes with Q-tips Precision Tips dipped in nail polish remover.  I love finishing any of my nail polish looks with my favorite Julep Essential Cuticle Oil. It makes your nails look healthy, and gives your cuticle and hands a glossy finish:)

I hope that you enjoyed my first ever nail art blog post, and I would love to know do you have any ideas for another nail art look/tutorial? Also, if you’re looking to update your nail polish collection be sure to check out Julep’s new nail polish page it’s filled with tons of nail polishes, plus it also features shades that were raved about on Lucky Magazine, and Glamour!

Thanks for reading!;)

Mom’s Night Out From Purex Sweepstakes

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Hello, everyone!

Are you excited for Mother’s Day? I hope you are, and if not I have something special to tell you that will excite you! Let me tell you about this awesome promotion from Purex! Purex understands that every mom needs a break, I mean we work hard at taking care of our families, and sometimes don’t get the break that we need. This is why Purex is celebrating Mother’s Day and the release of Sony’s new movie Mom’s Night Out opening May 9th on Mother’s Day weekend! Purex is  giving away a night out for you, and up to 5 of your friends! You deserve it mom! You rock:)

 And of course I can’t forget about letting you know what I would do if I had a mom’s night out because many of you know I’m a mommy of 5 boys and I really need a night out! Mother’s Day is a day  I get to do whatever I want. For example rest! I think for moms with little ones they usually request rest! I get to enjoy breakfast in bed, and I’m able to stay in my pajamas all day. Yes! I just love it when my hubby, and children show how much I mean to them:) But, this year I think it would be so much fun if my mom, mother-in-law and I have a mom’s night out! Maybe we would go out to eat, get our nails professionally done, and check out Mom’s Night Out the movie:) We would then come home and have dessert with my boys! After all, I wouldn’t be a mom without them:))

Enter this amazing giveaway! If you win you and your friends will enjoy the following:

One Grand Prize Winner will win:

Limo service for the evening

Dinner at a nice restaurant

6 free movie tickets/passes

$100 bucks for movie snacks

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10 runners-up will win

4 free movie tickets/passes

I think that this Mother’s Day is going to be a great one for you!

All you have to do is enter to win by clicking here

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Don’t forget to check out an exclusive sneak peek of the new Sony motion picture of Mom’s Night Out down below:

What would you do if you had a mom’s night out?

Have a wonderful Mother’s Day!

*Rules to enter: You must be 18 years old or older, and ends May 11th 2014