Indian Independence Day inspired Nail Art

August 14, 2013 Setu 15 Comments

Hi Friends, you must be knowing by now that I am Indian :). And we celebrate our Independence Day on 15th August. I thought why not celebrate it with pride on my nails. I am gonna wear this tomorrow with pride and honor.

Indian Independence Day inspired Nail Art

For the benefit of all I will let you know the significance of the colors in MY India's Flag.

Saffron : Courage and Sacrifice

Navy Blue : For the eternal wheel of law

White : Truth, Peace and Purity

Green: Prosperity

Indian Independence Day inspired Nail Art

So I have tried to include all colors in my nail art. Also there is a special reason I have included "Gold". At one point in time we were called "Sone Ki Chidiya" meaning "Golden Bird". So I did not want that to be missed out. Yes, I am having that patriotic wave run down me as I explain you all this.

Anyways, back to the nail art.

Indian Independence Day inspired Nail Art

Items Needed:

  • White Nail paint

  • Green, Blue, Orange and Golden Acrylic Paint

  • Dotting tool or a Toothpick

  • Fan Brush


Method :

  • Paint all your nails white and let them dry.

  • Using a fan brush pick up the acrylic paints an start from left wall of your nails. Pull the brush till you get the desired look. Repeat if needed.

  • Do the above process for all three nails with respective colors.

  • Draw a rough outline with golden on each nail.

  • Using a dotting tool pick up some golden acrylic color to draw the pattern on my forefinger. Fill in dots with the colors a shown.

  • Finish up with a top coat.


Wasn't that easy?? Using a fan brush gives very random asymmetrical which makes it fun and easy. I think I will do a pictorial next time I use a fan brush.

Goodnight for now, before my heads falls down on my laptop. He he...I bet you don't want that :P So buy and Happy Independence Day!!!!

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15 comments:

  1. Hii setu ,ur nail artz are jst fabulous.ur really a artifex personality.i too was having interest in nail art during my college days bt due to my further studies it got vanished.bt nw aftr seeing ur nail artz i hav again developed my interest.well d credit goes to u.Thanx n m really lookin frwrd for more .......

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  2. Hi Priyanka, m so honoured to touch ur life in a positive way...i really wish ur passion in nail art revives...as dey say like true love, true passion can never b forgotten.
    If interested read my post "the story behind the nail art and beauty diaries"...do a search on the search tab of my blog or click on "thoughts" menu. I m sure u will b able to curself. Btw, where r u from ??

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  3. You Have Described So Beautifully! And, Needless To Say, The Nail Art Too Is So Pwetty!

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  6. nice use of textured polish to make like a mural on ur nails

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  7. the textures are not used here..just used for posing the Pic

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