woooop! the christmas tree is up, my xmas shopping list has finally been written and it's high time I delivered on those festive nails I've been promising..

here's the first instalment.. mini reindeer's! 

I think they're the cutest nails ever... I wanted to show you how to do them too!

here's the basic steps:


paint a pale pink base coat; I used models own pastel pink.

take a light beige/brown (I used models own slate grey here) and draw on a circle this is your reindeer face. next add to teeny dots either side for the ears.

using a fine brush lightly draw on the antlers with a darker brown.


this is the main part complete.. the next stage is the finishing touches!


use a white nail art pen to draw two little ovals for the eyes. 

use a black nail art pen to add pupils and draw on the reindeer noses at the nail tip! (make one reindeer nose red- this one is rudolph of course!)

to finish add two dots of pink polish for reindeer cheeks plus a little dot of white on the nose to suggest shine!

leave to dry and add lots of top coat to seal!

......taaaa daaaaah festive rudolph the reindeer nails! 

I hope you all like them!! I'm aiming to post my '12 nails of christmas' so check back for another festive mani soon!

caroline x


17 comments

  1. This is just adorable! Good job!!:)xx

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  2. Love these! Ive got a couple of different reindeer nail art designs :) x

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  3. Fab idea! These are adorable! x

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  4. These are amazing! You must have one steady hand :o I'd never be able to do these :(

    Danniella x x x

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  5. I loveeee these! Can't wait to try them!

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  6. Lovely! I'll be attempting this with my new nail art pens :)

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  7. oh my god these are amazing, i'm deffo trying out this design! (:

    L x

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  8. Your nail designs never fail to amaze me. Brilliant. x

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  9. These are soo cute! You make them look so easy too! x

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  10. WOW JUST WOW! This are incredible! Just so adorable and beautiful and Christmassy! xxx

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  11. They're so cute! Definitely going to give this a go xx

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  12. Loving the nails missus, i recently done some reindeer nails myself: http://nicnacs25.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. I love these so so much! I have no Brown or Grey polish! Wonder if reindeers can be glitter coloured... ;)
    JJxx

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  14. I love these so so much! I have no Brown or Grey polish! Wonder if reindeers can be glitter coloured... ;)
    JJxx

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