With the holidays right around the corner, we turned to essie for some festive nail art inspo , and they created this feminine, floral mani with a hint of metal. Continue reading for a complete step-by-step tutorial on how to create this look at home with the the essie winter 2016 collection ! &nbsp; &nbsp; Step 1: Hydrate Nails Hydrate with apricot cuticle oil . &nbsp; Step 2: Base Coat Clean, then prep nails with your favorite essie base coat . &nbsp; Step 3: Apply Metallic Gold Nail Polish Start with two coats of getting groovy . &nbsp; Step 4: Create Flower Petals with Red Nail Polish Using a large dotting tool dipped in party on a platform , apply five dots to create the flower petals with one in the center to fill it in. Allow to dry. &nbsp; Pro Tip: Try to include three-to-four flowers on each nail. place them around the nail so that some go off on the corner and sides to help create balance. &nbsp; Step 5: Layer Flower Petals with Mahogany Nail Polish Using a smaller dotting tool dipped in ready to boa , repeat around the center of each flower. allow to dry. &nbsp; Step 6: Dot Center of Flower with Metallic Gold Nail Polish Finish using small dotting tool dipped in getting groovy , to add one dot of in the center of each flower. &nbsp; Step 7: Topcoat Top with a coat of essie gel setter . &nbsp; &nbsp; ** Are you planning to try this floral metallic mani at home? For more DIY nail inspo, check out the essie nail art page !