Friday, January 22, 2016

You Polish Zig Diamond Zag Stencils

TGIF, dear readers! It has been quite a busy week around here, and I am thrilled the weekend is almost here! My mother-in-law will be coming in to visit next week, and she is always so helpful around the house and the boys adore her. Hopefully the rain stays away for several days as predicted so we can get quality outdoor playtime! I'll still be posting here as I have quite a few things in the pipeline; you won't have to worry about missing me! Ha! Now on to today's post...

As you probably already know by now, I love to use vinyl stencils and decals in my nail art. One of the brands I use frequently is You Polish. Lauren's vinyls always work so well for me, and she is constantly releasing new designs to play with. She recently released a new "zig diamond zag" stencil pattern, and I'm eager to share it with you this afternoon. Check it out!
The pattern is exactly how I would expect it based on the name; no surprises here! To the nails!
I had to play with my light settings so I could get a few photos that you could see the pattern easily enough. I wanted the look to be subtle on my nails, but hopefully you can see the pattern easily enough here. On my pinky, middle, and index finger, I used the stencils in a horizontal pattern. These stencils aren't quite wide enough to cover the entire length of my nails, but if you keep your nails shorter or get creative with placement, you can easily use them in this orientation. I chose to use the stencils closer to my nail tips and added a matching diamond stud at my eponychium to complete the look on those nails. You can see the pattern more easily on my ring finger, and I used the stencils vertically. I only had two columns of zig zags on the sides of my nails, so if your nails are wider than mine, you'll have an extra set of zig zags with these.

These stencils are currently available for purchase at the You Polish website here. You can also save 10% off your order with discount code jediwife10.

Other products used:
Cadillacquer: The Woods
Gunpowder Lacquer: Spruce Springsteen
Revlon: Black Lingerie
Born Pretty Store: Diamond studs

Until next time, dear readers, have a great day and a fabulous weekend!


  1. Love it! That Gunpowder Lacquer is gorgeous, especially over the black. The studs really pull the pattern together!

  2. I love this mani and those stencils look so fun!

  3. That's a different vinyl design than you normally see, very cool!

  4. Love that pattern and that Gunpowder Lacquer looks gorgeous over black.

  5. Love these! Super fun design and you did a great job with them!

  6. I love seeing new and unique vinyls. These are cool!

  7. I am recently obsessed with vinyls.

  8. You always pair the best things together!


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