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Weekly Color Inspiration {Floral Tapestry Magic}


Floral Tapestry Manicure by Astrowifey
Miss Renaissance's Floral Tapestry Manicure, by Astrowifey

When I visited Astrowifey this week, I brought along one of my favorite blouses (last seen here). I challenged her to re-create the floral pattern on my nails – and she absolutely nailed it (pun totally intended here)!! Click on the pictures for a closer look at the intricate little pieces of art.

Thank you, Astrowifey for continually creating beautiful nail art & for always blowing my mind!



Weekly Color Inspiration {Fresh Beginnings}

Fresh New Year, Fresh new Mani by Miss Renaissance

{On all fingers, except for index fingers – Essie Mojito Madness. On index fingers – Essie Beyond Cozy.}

With the start of a new year, a fresh & fun manicure seemed in order. I usually don’t gravitate toward bright shades of green, but this Kelly Green shade drew me in….it just felt so clean and happy. They say that the color green signifies hope, so here’s to hoping for all of the best life can bring in 2013!

No manicure so close to the Holidays would be complete without a tiny bit of sparkle (well, at least not for me, self-confessed glitter freak!), so I added a bit of metallic glimmer. This color, a mix of gold & silver, almost acts like a neutral here, right? I might have to add this versatile shade to my list of favorites!



Weekly Color Inspiration {Oh Christmas Tree}

Miss Renaissance's Christmas Tree Manicure

{On all fingers, except index fingers – RGB Cosmetics Sea. On index fingers – RGB Cosmetics Copper.}

With Emerald Green having a major moment, and Christmas being just around the corner, this manicure was a no-brainer. I’m really feeling the Holiday cheer around me these days (we all need it, right!?), and decorating my tree each year deepens my mood even more. Maybe spending a few hours each day sitting by the tree subconsciously got me to go for a deep green this week…

The combination of green and shimmery copper is elegant & can be matched with many outfits – perfect for any upcoming weekend festivities! What’s your take on the Holiday manicure this year?



Weekly Color Inspiration {Holiday “Boom”}

Miss Renaissance Manicure

{Bordeaux Color – Essie Bold & Beautiful. Blush Color – Essie South of the Hi’way. Use any gold glitter color to add the details!}

This week is all about another one of Astrowifey’s beautiful nail creations. I had a special Video Shoot scheduled for earlier this week (details very soon, promise!), so I asked for a fun, baroque-ish, Holiday-friendly, and glitter-infused mani.

The result is stunning (click on the picture twice to get a closer look)! I love the bordeaux & blush color combo, and the glitter & touch of gold jewels add the extra “Boom”!! How are you planning to pump up the volume on your mani for the Holidays?