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September 18, 2011

Goofy ahoy matey!  Just a little colorful fun, the base on this is 2 coats of China Glaze Classic Camel with a little bit of Borghese Bronzatta Gold sponged in here and there.  Afterwards I went in to add the map elements using the acrylic paints for a quick and fun pirate map effect.

treasure map nails

Borghese Bronzatta Gold

map nail art

China Glaze Classic Camel

19 Responses

  1. Tera says:

    Very cool, I love it!

  2. Kelly says:

    So cool… very original idea, i like it :)

  3. Maria says:

    Where do you come up with all of these ideas?! So fantastic. Love.

  4. Olivia C. says:

    Really cute idea for your nails!

  5. So creative, I love it so much I may just have to copy you sometime and try that myself! =P

  6. Such a cute idea! looks great!

  7. Kel says:

    Yaaaarrrrrrrr Matey!!! Love the treasure map – it’s like a road map to the future! Ahoy! Gonna go find Sailor Jerry now….

  8. Fingers says:

    Now Nerd-this is really freakin cool-

  9. So freaking awesome and creative!

  10. KarenD says:

    What a fun mani! You come up with the best ideas!

  11. rock-or-not says:

    So funny and original!!
    I love it!

  12. April Brooks says:

    Yay! Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day!

  13. Cute idea! It’s talk like a pirate day today i think. haha

  14. the nerd says:

    Oh gosh I totally should have saved it for today then! Oh wells :D

  15. Aithne says:

    yay pirates! I love this!

  16. Tyne says:

    You are so creative, this came out so cute I really like how you made the base look like real sand so pretty.

  17. Katelyn says:

    if i may ask, what did you have painted on your thumbs :D i love this mani!!

  18. the nerd says:

    Thanks ladies! Katelyn, the thumb was just a smattering of sand treatment, I tend to not go too nuts with the thumbs (I’m like part monkey and use my thumbs for EVERYTHING so try to keep those nails pretty short and plain).

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