Pretty Hands & Sweet Feet (Paperback)
Paint your way through a colorful variety of crazy-cute nail art designs - step by step
Walter Foster Publishing, 9781633220201, 128pp.
Publication Date: November 9, 2015
With more than 25 easy-to-follow, step-by-step nail art tutorials, Pretty Hands & Sweet Feet will inspire aspiring nail artists to arrive in style--from their fingers to their toes!
Featuring colorful, step-by-step nail art designs for both fingers and toes, Pretty Hands & Sweet Feet is the quintessential DIY resource for fashion-forward style mavens of all ages. From patterns, textures, and stamps to stickers, tape, and studs, young fashionistas will spend hours recreating stylish designs by their favorite online nail artists. Aspiring nail artists will learn about the many tools and materials used to create nail art, as well as how to use basic techniques to create desired patterns and styles. The remaining sections feature easy-to-follow, step-by-step nail art tutorials that are youthful, trendy, and approachable for beginning nail artists to achieve. Bonus design templates are included for new ideas and extra practice. No matter the occasion, Pretty Hands & Sweet Feet inspires nail artists to arrive in style--from their fingers to their toes!
About the Author
Samantha Tremlin founded The Nailasaurus daily nail art blog in 2010, and acquired instant fame for her unique, step-by-step nail art designs and tutorials. Nominated for Cosmopolitan's Best Established Beauty Blog award in both 2012 and 2013, The Nailasaurus (www.thenailasaurus.com) has over 2.1 million Facebook likes and 35,000 Instagram followers.
Sarah Waite is the editor and creator of Chalkboard Nails (www.chalkboardnails.com), a beauty blog with a focus on nail polish and nail art. It features pictorials and video tutorials--ranging from beginner to advanced--freehand designs, swatches, and reviews. It has also been featured on The Today Show, in NAILgasm: The Nail Art Documentary, Nail It! Magazine, and Redbook Magazine. With over 100,000 Instagram followers, Sarah Waite's blog is "the only time you'll enjoy nails on a chalkboard."
The infographic-like nail art tutorials that Katy Parsons pins nearly every week on her blog, www.blognailedit.co, are a fantastic resource for manicure mavens. With more than 3,000 followers on her site, Parsons' blog was nominated for the InStyle Social Media Award "Most Inspiring Manicure" in 2013 and Cosmopolitan's Blog Awards' "Best New Beauty Blogger in 2012." She has also been featured in a variety of fashion publications, including Marie Claire, Glamour, Stylist, Beauty Insider, Fox News, and many more.
Lindsey Williamson is an engineer by day and nail enthusiast by night. She created her blog, Wondrously Polished (www.wondrouslypolished.com), in 2012 and has since posted everything from nail polish reviews to nail art tutorials. With over 60,000 followers on Instagram, she is an up-and-coming nail artist with a passion for all things polish. She currently resides in Southern California.
Penelope Yee is a development scientist that channels her creative juices through nail art. Artistic since childhood, she considers her fingers and toes to be ten tiny canvases ready for masterpiece-making. Whether the vibrant colors and organic lines of Mother Nature, the clean geometry found in architecture, or a bright, striking print on a dress, she finds beauty in everything and incorporates it into her art. See her designs at www.instagram.com/jovialweaver.