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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Kindergarten Doodles

I did this manicure a few months ago to work on my skills with a nail art pen. I had just purchased a set of Migi Nail Art Pens and wanted to get some experience in. They take a little bit of practice, but if you get good with them you can really achieve some awesome things. It's an interesting alternative to a nail art brush; I'd have a difficult time saying which one is better as they both have their advantages.

I've talked about Migi pens once before, in my Saran Wrap Spiderwebs manicure. If you're unfamiliar with how they work, the pens arrive in dual ended sticks, but each end can be disconnected. I would recommend keeping them together though as the added length of the stick can make it easier to draw! The pen caps can be unscrewed to reveal a normal nail polish brush, or you can leave the cap in and use the metal nib to draw as you squeeze the body of the bottle.

The doodly shapes are so colorful and cheery, they remind me of kindergarten doodles or an 80's print or something. I think I could still use a bit of practice but all in all a pleasant experience!

Visit the Migi Nail Art Pen website here and their online shop here. I purchased mine on Amazon -- the set I ordered is called "Beautifully Bold" there and appears to be called set #101 on the Migi website.


  1. I love the precision you can get but am TERRIFIED of what my non-dominant hand would look like. Yeesh!

  2. so cute! it suits the name of your blog!

  3. I love it. So cute and it definitely reminds me of the 80s

  4. Such a cheerful mani! love it x

  5. How fun! This mani is so whimsical, I love it :)

  6. So funny, loved it!


  7. This is such a cool mani! I wish I had the patience to do that sort of thing.

  8. i love this! the colors and shapes just look so happy! :)

  9. This design reminds me of 'Save By The Bell' >.<

  10. Oh wow your nails look amazing! So bright and fun.

    Lou x

  11. These are adorable! All of your nail art is so inspiring!

  12. I'm a recent convert to nail pens, so I'm really happy to discover these are apparently avail. over in Aus! I love this design!

    Now following your blog xox

  13. I really like this, it totally has an 80's/90's vibe!

  14. I've always found Migi to do the best nail art pens, and your nails are definitely backing that up. Super-cute design!


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