Digit-al Dozen Does it AGAIN: Blue

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Happy Monday! I’m a little off schedule today. Lots going on in my “other” world. But it’s all excellent. So hopefully you’ve seen yesterday’s big post announcing Digit-al Dozen Does it Again! If you haven’t…go check it out, because we’re also hosting a huge international giveaway!! Today is our first nail art day. Back in September 2012, the theme was “blue”. I didn’t join the group until the December challenge, so this is the first time I’ll be tackling this topic. I couldn’t decide on a favorite blue, so I just chose a bunch!

Blue Patchwork Nail Art

This was seriously so easy. I used all cremes: OPI Keeping Suzi at Bay, Zoya Kristen, Zoya Sailor, China Glaze Sunday Funday and Essie Avenue Maintain. I freehanded the blocks of color with a flat nail art brush. They didn’t need to be lined up perfectly since I would be lining each block with black at the end. To make the black lines, I used watered-down, black acrylic paint (it’s easier to control that way) and a teensie brush. Fun, right?

Blue Patchwork Nail Art

Don’t forget to check out all the other blue-ness today and be sure to enter the GIVEAWAY!!

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Disclosure: OPI and Zoya polishes used in this post were previously provided by the manufacturer or PR. For more information, please see my disclosure policy.

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  1. Lisa at Cosmetic Sanctuary says:

    Very pretty design!

  2. This is a great manicure! I’m so excited to see what all of the phenomenal Digit-al Dozen girls come up with!

  3. Shipra says:

    Too cute! I love this!

  4. Can’t believe you free-handed this! Gorgeous!

  5. Romina says:

    Wow, that looks amazing I love that patchwork look, maybe an orange based one for halloween :) I have to get some acrylic paints, there’s no way to free hand that with regular polish. Do you think a permanent marker will work?

  6. beachgal says:

    Just stunning – puzzle piece nails!

  7. craftynail says:

    I looooove these! They actually do sound kinda easy! But look so complicated!

  8. Trine-Marie says:

    Oh my god, these are amazing! I love staring at it in my WordPress feed, because the picture is larger there :P

  9. Rebecca Russell says:

    That is an amazing manicure! Love it!

  10. this is a total wowzers mani….girl…is there nothing you cant do?! supernailwomantotherescue!

  11. Jess Scull says:

    This is amazing!

  12. Melinda says:

    OMG this is gorgeous!!

  13. Fingers says:

    OMG!!! I’m so in awe of you and your talent!!!

  14. Oh my GOSH THIS IS AMAZING. Holy crap! Fantastic!

  15. gorgeous, i really love this xx

  16. Chanfie says:

    Holy wow! These look absolutely amazing. I hope you don’t mind if I give this look a try in the near future. Will reference you of course :)

  17. Even though you say its easy, I would love too see a how to of this one, Holy crap his is good work!!!!!! Jeeeeez , Amazing, my eyes almost popped !!

  18. Elisa says:

    It Looks gorgeous! :)

  19. Toxic Vanity says:

    This is perfect, love the colors also :)

  20. This is so Tim Burton! Perfect patchwork! :)

  21. looks awesome! always love patchwork designs :)

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