Festive 4th of July Toes

So a few years ago a friend conned me into getting a pedicure done with her.  No, it didn’t take much convincing!  Anyway, we did “fun” toes.  They were brown with pink polka dots or maybe we did pink with brown polka dots.  I really can’t remember anymore.  Somewhere I have a photo of them… (probably on my server thingy at the house that I can’t get hubby to fire back up so I can get to old photos….)

But when the gal was painting my toes I watched intently.  It was super simple!  So I decided I could do something like that.  Well later that summer I got a second pedicure done, again I got my arm twisted real hard!!  And they were Zebra stripes.  Again, super simple.  By this time I thought, Ok I can save my money and do my own toes.  Although boy do pedicures feel good!

Anyway, enter the 4th of July… I decided I wanted “flag” toes and that’s just what I did.  Super easy, just a little time consuming, you have to let the nail polish dry after all.

Aren’t these super cute? (yes my printer is on the coffee table, ignore it, I was scanning photos… we’re looking at the toes here people!)

I did them last night.  I’ve had flag toes for the last 3 4th of July’s in a row, I can’t disappoint :).  So I thought I’d give you a tutorial so you could have your own 4th of July toes.

What you’ll need: red nail polish, white nail polish, blue nail polish, and either a couple of toothpicks (which I used this year) or a very small paintbrush (which I’ve used in the past).  If you use the paintbrush you’ll also need some nail polish remover and a paper towel to get the nail polish out of the paintbrush. (more…)