Santa Hat nail art tutorial

Saturday, December 1, 2012

I have a party to go to tonight so I wanted to wear something festive. I decided on Santa's hat.

This is an easy nail art to create. I am going to show you step by step how I created this mani.

Here is the completed mani.

Christmas nail art - Santa's Hat
Christmas nail art - Santa's Hat

Make sure you prep your nails with a good base coat.

Step 1 - I used Zoya Ziv as the base color.




Step 2 - I used Zoya Elisa for the hat. I started of with a diagonal line made by using a nail art brush.


Step 3 - I added a connecting line with a curve to it.


Step 4 - I added a third shorter line with a little stronger curve to it. Now I have the outline of the hat.


Step 5 - I filled in the outline with Zoya Elisa.


Step 6 - I used Zoya Purity with a nail art brush for the fur at the base of the hat. Then using a dotting tool I added the pom pom on the end of the hat.


Step 7 - I didn't show this step but I used a dotting tool and added dots of Zoya Trixie to the fur on the edge. Then I added dots of Purity on the surrounding area to look like snow flakes.

I will be posting holiday nail art here on a pretty regular basis. Make sure to check back!

19 comments

  1. love this thanks for the tutorial

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    1. Thanks! This was surprisingly easy and fun.

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  2. I love these and think I can do them

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  3. Wow your nails look great hun! wish I could do this mine would look awful.

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    Sophie
    xx

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    1. Thanks, I am sure yours would look great!

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  5. You have great style AND are so creative! I love stopping by to see what you have come up with. GREAT nail art tutorial
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    1. Thank you. I enjoy doing the tutorials.

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  6. How adorable! I love all the polishes you used xoxo

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  7. I ordered two new polishes online beginning to wish had not taken the gold one out my basket now. Oh well. This is fab.

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    1. Thanks! If you have silver that would work too. Almost any base color you would like. That's what makes it fun.

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  8. Love This!
    Thanks for the Great tutorial!

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  9. I love Ziv! I think if you look carefully, you flipped your tutorial photos - the cap points off in the opposite direction if you follow the lines on the tutorial - but I got the basic idea - thanks - I need all the help I can get as I so do not do well with free hand nail art typically. I can follow along with things like these however - and I even have all the shades!

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    1. Hmmmm, maybe. I think it's because it's upside down though. But it's possible...

      Thank you and I bet yours are going to look great!

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  10. looks easy and super cute. Def gonna try it out :D

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