Monday, March 17, 2014

Manicure Monday: Four-Leaf Clover Stamp for St. Patrick's Day

Four-Leaf Clover Nail Art

Guest Post by May Chiu of La Vie en May

I love all holidays because it gives me an excuse to create some fun nail art, (not that I ever need one though). St. Patrick's Day is a day my friends and I take seriously. We throw on layers upon layers of green: shirts, necklaces, glasses, suspenders, the list goes on and on. Me being a nail fanatic, I just had to do something with my nails.

This year, I decided to keep my nails simple. I used Essie's "First Timer", a beautiful pastel green, as a base coat and mixed my own green color for the 4-leaf clover stamp on a MASH plate. If you're wondering if you can mix nail polish like paint, the answer is yes! Great way to create your own colors, without having to buy more polishes. To make the clover stand out, I outlined the design in black. What do you guys think? How did you dress up your nails for St. Patrick's Day?

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May is a fashion blogger who loves experimenting with different products, styles and colors. She has been interested in fashion since she was 12 and built a clothing and jewelry company at the age of 18. She discovered her passion for beauty when she started pairing makeup with her clothing designs. Her personal style is very feminine and simplistic; she lives by the Leonardo Da Vinci quote, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."

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Nice Nail Art Shared on March 17's Manicure Monday Linky:

St Patricks Day Nail Art Classy Clover Nail Art Emerald City Nail Polish


  1. My daughter will love this diy nail tip. She does not like the nail wraps so much. But, this is just her cup of tea! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Love mint green, never heard if a mash plate stamp! Cool!

  3. I love that green. I love May and her blog too!
    I used a shade that was voted for on my Instagram feed. But I kept it simple, no clovers for me. I linked up my tumblr post that shows the color I used. =0)


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