Kate Spade “Mondrian Bon Shopper” Inspired Nails

After a long day I decided to end my weekend with some online “shopping” (ok more like online looking) and was perusing through katespade.com. I’ve been eyeing some jewelry but ended up looking at bags. I came across this one and BOOM! instant nail inspiration! I’ve done some Mondrian nails in the past, but I loved this take on it.

I wish there was an easier way to to these nails! There really are no tricks to it, just a steady hand to paint squares and stripes. I’m sure you could do this with striping tape, but I could never figure that out πŸ™‚ I first painted the squares with Essie Blanc, NCLA Santa Monica Shore Thing, Julep Carrie, and Essie Butler Please. Once the white squares were dry, I used Nubar Palisade to paint the tiny stripes. This part was definitely the hardest! If I messed up painting the grey stripes, I went back with white to fix any crooked lines.

I then used Essie Licorice to paint in stripes between each of the squares!

Here’s a closeup of my nail inspiration:

And there you have it! Unfortunately I probably can’t afford this bag, so its much cheaper to paint it on my nails instead πŸ˜‰

Have a wonderful week xoxo


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  • Lori Nicole Peck February 18, 2013 09.59 pm

    These are adorable! <3 Kate Spade!


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