Today's post for 26 Great Nail Art Ideas is based around colors: red and pink. Although it's not quite February yet, red and pink together made me get stuck on Valentine's Day themes so I went with it.
I also decided to try a little bit of assisted freehand because it's been a while since I've done any kind of freehand on my nails. This is another mani that uses a few plates, but let's get into the polish first:
The grid pattern stamped in pink comes from Holy Shapes 17, also from MoYou London.
So I said "assisted" freehand, and what I mean by that is I used this little baby to create a guideline for the- creature- on my ring finger. Now, depending on the colors you are using I find this often doesn't stamp dark enough to be used outright. So after I stamped one of these onto my nail I went over it freehand to get it to the opacity that I wanted. Then I used a dotting tool to add the ears, and painted on some details- the white "hair" and hearts- freehand. The face comes from this super cute Bundle Monster plate:
I'm curious to see how many Valentine's Day manis we will see this week, or if other people came up with something completely different! Check it out in the link-up below!