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Nailspiration: HandPicked Metallic Dot Infinity Scarf

Nailspiration HandPicked Metallic Dot Infinity ScarfHandPicked is one of my favorite places to shop. They have quite a few stores in North and South Carolina and it’s my go to place for accessories and gifts. So, obviously, I am on their email list. Last week I got an email for a flash sale that included a few pictures. I immediately fell in love with the scarf in the email. It was mint with metallic gold polka dots; the PERFECT color palette for spring.

Since I’m not really a scarf wearer I decided to do a manicure inspired by the scarf and I have to say, I love the way it turned out!

For the base I used essie Blossom Dandy. Then I used a medium sized dotting tool and added polka dots using JulieG Liquid Metal. The result was surprisingly similar to the scarf. And honestly, I loved this manicure so much I had a hard time not starring at it.

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a nailspiration post. I quit enjoyed this one. It’s nice to be inspired by something not related to nail polish at all but turning it into a manicure. I’m going to try to do these types of posts more regularly.

As always, make sure to check out the swatches under the jump.

If you’re curious about HandPicked you can check out their website here. Unfortunately, this scarf is no longer available (apparently I wasn’t the only one that liked it!) but I did pin it if you’d like to see the original inspiration for this manicure.


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St. Patrick’s Day Manicure 2015

St. Patrick's Day Manicure 2015 Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!!! I hope everyone is wearing green today. When I was a kid I didn’t like green much (still not one of my favorite colors) so my parents always told me that since my last name was Fitzpatrick I didn’t have to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day. I have no idea […] Continue reading →

Nail Art: Tadashi Shoji Fall 2015

Tadashi Shoji Fall 2015 Nail Art Being that I am clearly obsessed with nail polish it’s only logical that I also follow fashion. I was browsing through the various runway shows from the most recent New York fashion week and I was really struck by the nails at the Tadashi Shoji show. Nude, subtle nails is a trend that apparently has […] Continue reading →

Valentine’s Day Manicure 2015

Valentine's Day Manicure COVER Happy Valentine’s Day! I know not everyone likes Valentine’s Day but I, for one, am a fan of a holiday that celebrates love. And chocolate. Even though chocolate isn’t the point but any holiday is better with chocolate. Anyway. While this manicure is red and pink I still think the fact that the base is […] Continue reading →

Super Bowl Nail Art Ideas!

Super Bowl Nail Ideas It’s that time of the year again; the Super Bowl is this weekend! That means it’s time to start thinking about your manicure for the big game. Because well….why not? I love an excuse to do a themed manicure. My hometown team (the Panthers) didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this year but one […] Continue reading →

Nail Art: UGA Manicure

UGA Nail Art I imagine this post might confuse some of you that know I am an Auburn alumni so let me explain! The Belk Bowl is in Charlotte every year and this year Georgia played Louisville. One of my best friends went to Georgia and due to that I try, usually successfully, to put my hatred of […] Continue reading →

Happy New Year! 2015

New Year's 2014 Manicure Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun New Year’s Eve and a relaxing first day of 2015. Last night I rang in the New Year twice; once at Big Ben’s which is a British Pub that does a countdown when the clock strikes 12 in London and once at my favorite local bar. […] Continue reading →

2014 Round Up and Top Posts

2014 Top Posts While today may be the first day of 2015 lets take a minute to look back at 2014 and all the awesome polishes and things that happened over the past year. 2014 marks the first year my nails appeared in a magazine. My nails graced the pages of both All You and First for Women […] Continue reading →

Iron Bowl 2014 Manicure

Beat Bama nails It’s hard for me to believe the 2013 Iron Bowl was a year ago. I was in Jordan-Hare Stadium when Chris Davis ran it back 109 yards and the ground literally moved. But what I really remember about that play is my brother looking at me when Chris was at about the Bama 40 yard line and […] Continue reading →