14 Days of Love! Heart Nail Art!

By Dana Fox

Welcome to the seventh day of our 14 Days of Love series!  Yesterday Heather showed you how to make a cute fabric covered can (a great vase for the fabric flower bouquet I showed you how to make!).  If you missed any projects, you can view them on my blog here and on Heather’s blog here.

Alright so today I wanted to do something to help pretty yourself for that big day of love!  I’m talking about Valentine’s day, of course!  Here is a cute and easy heart nail art tutorial to help get you in the mood!

All you will need is some white polish, some red polish, and some tooth picks!


Start by painting your nails with 2 coats of white polish. Let dry.

Grab your red polish and a toothpick and draw the outline of the top of a heart onto your nail with the toothpick.  I found it helps to dab it on in dots. When your outlines are done, all you need to do is grab your polish brush and fill in the tips with red!

Finish with a clear coat when complete and you’re ready to spread some love through your fingertips!

Oh, I used some cheap-o nail polish, because I change my nails way too often to be concerned about a brand haha… Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in White On and Love & Beauty (forever 21) in Tomato (similar colour here).

What do you have planned for Valentine’s day? A hot date? A quiet night in? Or are you hopping aboard  the anti-Valentine train?

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Dana Fox
Dana Fox
About me

I am a country loving Canadian with a mind that never sleeps. When I'm not running the Wonder Forest blog ship, you can find me creating artwork for phone cases and home decor, whilst managing the daily tasks of Dana Fox Creative. Visit me at the links below if you wanna be friends!


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  • http://debbiecutieface.com/ debbiecutieface.com

    this is the cutest thing I've ever seen<3

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/08719377630992265300 Jenn

    really cute tutorial! might have to give it a try :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/10766615488449907601 Heidi

    Hey Dana,
    I'm relatively new to your blog, but loving it so far.

    I also wrote a polish post today, but yours turned out way better than mine. 😉


  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/07727850321976235010 melanie

    THAT IS SO COOL. as soon as i find free time, i'm doing it!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/03831793976254617071 Erin

    these nails are so adorable!! :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/10646967903332297695 rach.

    these are so cute!

    love, rach.

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/07050247579748959430 stephanie

    looks amazing! i don't think i could do it though. i'm such a turd when it comes to painting my nails! haha

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/17634700795537501585 sécia
  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/17790353836914712793 eHan

    love, love LOVE this idea!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/16566064900041129287 Heather Belle

    Adorable! I have been meaning to paint my nails… 😀


  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/07650587056374483559 Mr. Taylor and his Lady

    love this idea. your nails are just too cute girl. will definitely have to rock these for the "big day" :)
    xo TJ

    • https://www.blogger.com/profile/16765434513591686519 dana @ wonder forest

      Glad you like!!!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/07093211847376244489 Amanda Nicole

    LOVE!!!! SO glad I found this blog!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/02347463478288729452 RubesScoobs

    wow, they look amazing! :) x

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/09808854805547064281 ginanorma

    Oh my this is adorable!!! thanks for sharing with us!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/17162975405670737958 Victoria

    AWHHH!! <3
    This is beautiful!
    When I saw the first picture I wanted to know how to do it…keep scrolling and my wish came true! These will go so sweet with my v-day outfit!

    I am s u p e r excited to be your newest follower!
    Biggest love,
    Victoria from Unlock Your World

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/13212894623396314854 Soaking up Sunshine

    Im so trying this, they look so cute!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/15557852358901252708 Lynn {hearted girl}

    100% adore this! when i saw the nail art in your post about the latest plushies and the super cute felt fortune cookies i was hoping there would be a how to somewhere. yah! well done lades, so innovative and darling. i really dig the 1st image with the title addition and have to say that you have really lovely hands. i always feel like mine are too pudgy so i admire when i see lean, long, feminine fingers. ♥

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/01840894556652277821 Allie Todd

    I loved this tutorial so much, I couldn't wait to try it out for myself!
    I don't think it turned out as lovely as yours, but it was so much fun!

    Check it out if you'd like:

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/14742859753423653611 Je suis une monstre

    This tutorial is so so so cute! Thank you so much for sharing. Thought I'd just let you know I featured it on my blog, on my weekly "Five Fabulous Fings on Friday" post – Valentine's edition! You can have a peek here if you wish:


    Keep up the great work! Katie. xxxxxx

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/18284795304819502392 Carmen Hong

    I did this before, but using stickers. The toothpick seems so much easier. 😀