Wake and Bake Inspired 2017

18 Sep

Good afternoon everyone!  I hope you are all having a wonderful Monday!  I am finally back and ready to share some nail art I created earlier this month for the annual Less Than Jake Wake and Bake Weekend in Gainesville, Florida.  This weekend has pretty much became a yearly tradition for my sister and I, a weekend full of Less Than Jake, friends, and good food/drinks.  As a huge Less Than Jake fan it seems only natural that I create nail art in celebration so this year I decided to use the promo poster image for inspiration.

For my nail art I started off with two coats of Alpine Snow by OPI for a clean palette to work on.  Next I used Too Yacht to Handle by China Glaze and Daisy by Julep to create a fun gradient inspired by the sun in the promo poster.  To tie it all together I used Dory by Zoya and a stamping plate for a tree silhouette, then filled in with a dotting tool.  Everything was sealed with two coats of Marvel Liquid Macro Top Coat by SuperChic Lacquer.

So what do you guys think of this year’s mani?  I loved it!! I got so many compliments and shared fun techniques with so many people!  I wish it wasn’t over so quick though!!!  This year we stayed at the Gainesville Lodge which is one block over from the venue so once we parked on Friday we didn’t have to drive until we got ready to come home.  We were close to the venue, Five Star Pizza aka best pizza ever, local shops, and Wunderland Tattoo shop.  We will certainly be staying there again next year!  My sister and I are already counting down to next year’s event!  Thank you so much for stopping by today and I will see you all again tomorrow!

13 Responses to “Wake and Bake Inspired 2017”

  1. Zoe September 18, 2017 at 3:43 PM #

    I am in LOVE with this design. It almost reminds me of a lava lamp and the colors look amazing together!!

  2. Judy September 18, 2017 at 8:03 PM #

    What a fun and bright mani!!! Perfect for a weekend in Florida.

  3. MarciaF September 18, 2017 at 8:22 PM #

    What a pretty interpretation. These colors look so fabulous together. Sounds like you had the best time ever.

  4. PolishGalore September 18, 2017 at 11:23 PM #

    You nailed it. It’s super pretty and bright!

  5. Polarbelle September 18, 2017 at 11:43 PM #

    I love a mani with bright colors.

  6. The Jedi Wife September 19, 2017 at 9:44 AM #

    You definitely captured the setting sun with trees from the poster! Very well done!

  7. Naked Without Polish September 19, 2017 at 10:50 AM #

    Such a beautiful mix of colors!! Glad you had a fun time!!

  8. Kristi V BeginNails September 19, 2017 at 1:58 PM #

    Great inspiration! 🙂 I love the color combination here, it’s bright and fan!

  9. Katie Marie September 19, 2017 at 2:26 PM #

    I love your manicure! It’s so bright and fun! Makes me think of Brazil 😀

  10. Courtney September 19, 2017 at 3:02 PM #

    What a fun design. It feels really glow-y!

  11. Ehmkay Nails September 19, 2017 at 7:57 PM #

    Now I want to slap on some neons. This came out so well!

  12. Emily Draher September 21, 2017 at 8:25 AM #

    How fun!!!! Your nails look super retro and I love them 🙂

  13. Nichole C September 29, 2017 at 12:57 PM #

    I love these happy colors.

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