November 22, 2010
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How’s this for special birthday nail art customized for each month? Michele Baker of Van Goe’s Salon and Day Spa in Cumming, Ga., is developing a year’s worth of nail art based on each month’s birth flower and birthstone to share with NAILS readers.
From paintings to pieces of clothing to everyday street scenes, nail artists find myriad ways to get their creative juices flowing. We asked several nail artists to tell us what inspires them to create their miniature works of art -- and show us a few examples.
Started in 2002, the Beautytech Strut Your Stuff online nail art and enhancement contest has truly become an international event, with entrants from such far-flung locales as Tokyo, Singapore, Poland, and the Netherlands.
Ten nail artists say “thank you” to moms everywhere.
November 17, 2010
Stephanie Saddler, Buttafingers Nail Studio (Cleveland, Ohio)
Tricia Baldwin, Studio Salons (West Jordan, Utah)
September 7, 2010
Tammi Merritt, Hair Match Salon (Knoxville, Tennessee)
August 26, 2010
Diane Duong (Las Vegas, NV)
Erica Yuen, Noble Nail Art (Tucson, AZ)
August 9, 2010
Peggy Bartel, Nail Workz (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)
Margaret Bynum, China Styles (Tampa, FL)
July 28, 2010
Ruth Deruddere, Ztar Nailz, (Antwerpen, Belgium)
Jenny Arnaiz, Studio CoCo (San Francisco, Calif.)
Louise Callaway, Noble Nails (Cambs, UK)
July 23, 2010
Jolonda Dye, Cortexx Salon, Body and Mind (Grand Rapids, MI)
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