Creative musings in bright colors

Day 24: Book (3 Little Pigs)

I really struggled to pick an appropriate book for today’s challenge! I initially wanted to do Dune, but I didn’t have enough time to devote to making that mani as beautiful as it deserves to be. Then it occurred to me…I had been wanting to do pig nails for a while, and what better book than the Three Little Pigs?


I started off with a pale pink shimmer jelly polish, Calla Lilly by Revlon. This is two coats. This polish is far from opaque, which I usually hate. However, I wanted a mostly nude shimmer and I knew I would be covering my tips with color anyway. This polish would be perfect for a traditional french!


I then painted on three pigs, a wolf (which looks more like a confused puppy), and the final house (made of brick).


This took surprisingly little time and I’m really pleased without everything came out! Especially the house. I somehow managed tiny tiny lines 😀



  • Pale pink shimmer: Revlon – Calla Lilly
  • Light pink: NYC – Prospect Park Bloom
  • Pink: Sinful Colors – Pink Forever
  • Light grey: Maybelline – Bare Escape
  • Grey: NYC – Sidewalkers
  • Black: Julie G – Black Sheep
  • White: Julie G – White Orchid
  • Red: Revlon – Valentine
  • Brown: Zoya – Dea


Even if my wolf does look more like a puppy, I’m ok with it. I think you get the idea!


So what else did the girls in this challenge huff and puff and paint on their nails? Go look!

Comments on: "Day 24: Book (3 Little Pigs)" (19)

  1. adorable! just adorable!

  2. Squeeeeee! They are the cutest little pigglywigs I’ve ever seen!! Your wolf doesn’t look like a puppy at all. You nailed this one honey!

  3. This is the cutest! Also, yay Dune! I did Dune nails and loved it, you should keep it in mind and do it sometime.

  4. Crazy adorable, SO GOOD!

  5. so cute! Your wolf is adorable

  6. […] some cute simple baby pigs today! The last time I did pig nails was September of 2014 (woah), and these a pretty […]

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