Candy Cane Nails with water marbling

I’ve seen a lot of beautiful candy cane nails done with tape and I was almost about to do such a manicure but I changed my mind! Tape manicures are fun to do but I just don’t have the patience to place all the tape pieces into place so I thought I would go for water marbling! That would give an interesting (and more organic) result.

I started with one coat of OPI – I cannoli wear OPI and continued with the water marble pattern on the surface of the water. The color used for the marbling are the greyish white OPI – I cannoli wear OPI, Zoya Sara and Zoya Logan. I actually didn’t do much of a pattern into the water. I just dropped the colors and used a stick to draw one time from the middle of the glass to the edge. I also used one pattern for one hand. I noticed that if you carefully dip one nail at the time aiming for the desired pattern and if you don’t disturb the rest of the pattern you can use a lot of the remaining pattern for the rest of your nails. The result was a little different from what  I imagined it to be but I kind of like it :D

Candy Cane Nails with water marbling

Candy Cane Nails with water marbling

Candy Cane Nails with water marbling

Candy Cane Nails with water marbling



  1. John Hartil
    December 26, 2015 / 9:09 pm

    It looks fantastic!

  2. December 26, 2015 / 9:16 pm

    Det blev jättefint! Jag har bara marblat en eller två gånger och då gick det sådär men jag borde kanske testa på nytt…

    • December 27, 2015 / 6:22 pm

      Det borde du göra! Det är en jätterolig teknik :)

  3. December 26, 2015 / 9:29 pm

    Så tjusigt!

  4. December 27, 2015 / 10:58 am

    Great colour combo!

  5. December 28, 2015 / 5:36 pm

    So cute :D

  6. December 28, 2015 / 8:30 pm

    I absolutely love these, they’re amazing!

  7. December 28, 2015 / 8:42 pm

    Alltså WOW!!!
    Det blev hur läckert som helst och jag älskar färgerna du valt :)
    Jag har provat med watermarbling men nee det blir till ingenting för mig :D

    • December 29, 2015 / 7:52 pm

      Tack så mycket!! Det gäller att fortsätta öva när det gäller watermarbling :)

  8. January 2, 2016 / 10:07 am

    Super fint och färgerna är så snygga