Thursday, March 28, 2013

Easy Watermelon Nail Art

Sometimes you want to wear nail art but you don't have enough time/you're too exhausted to do an intricate design.

Never fear, Chalkboard Nails' easy watermelon nail art is here!

I love simple nail art manicures that are still eye catching. Also, a bit of cuteness never hurt anyone. This manicure is perfect for a picnic, or for any time you need a little bit of summer in your life.

For this look I used four polishes. The green base of the watermelon rind was painted with China Glaze Four Leaf Clover. In case you weren't aware, this polish is probably the most difficult-to-photograph polish I own. It's impossible and always turns out teal. I tried my best to color correct here.

The lines on the rind were painted quickly with China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint, which turned yellow-green after I topcoated it. A strange but happy accident.

The pink is China Glaze Beach Cruise-r and the black glitter is Wet N Wild Tangled In My Web, which is a LE polish from a few years ago. If you don't have it, you could just dot on some "seeds" with black polish and a toothpick or dotting tool.

I hope you guys enjoyed this quick and easy nail art post, and be sure to let me know if you give it a try!


  1. Awww... this is a fantastic one!! So pretty and cute!

  2. Since I'm not at school for a couple weeks I'm definitely going to have to try this!It's so cute!

  3. So creative!!!

  4. I never get tired of checking your manis out! So creative, so nice! Congrats!

  5. Such a cute manicure! I love the designs you come up with and your nails always look flawless.

  6. Awwww, this is perfect for summer! I love watermelons <3

  7. okay, this is just adorable...I love the inside of the watermelon best!

  8. The green nails are fantastic! How did you paint them?

  9. love these, they look so easy too.

  10. Currently eating watermelon while reading this post. Mmmmmmmmmmm...

  11. This is really cute, will surely try to recreate this design for Summer :)

  12. I love this look! Thank you for sharing!

  13. this is so cute! i love that you used glitter for the seeds!

  14. "A strange but happy accident." I think they really make it the green look more accurate.

    Simply fantastic!

  15. ah these are possibly my favourite nails ever!

  16. That is such a cute look! Thanks for sharing!

  17. You are describing me EVERY time I go to do nail art. LOL. I love this!

  18. This is so adorable! What a cute idea. It would be perfect for a summer BBQ. :)

  19. Same thought as swatchedsecondcity: summery BBQ nails!


  20. This is gorgeous, so cute and summery! :) Great pictures as ALWAYS hehe :P

  21. Such a cute nail art design for the season! Love it :)

  22. Did you just swipe China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint on to get this effect?

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