I like that she lays out all the products you will need (tried and tested to deliver great results). As in my earlier post, Nail Polish Special Effects How To by A Polish Addict, don't waste money on dollar store items here! You want to invest in good quality products. That will save you from having to redo your nails every few days, and who has time for that anyway?
Prevention goes a long way, so also invest in a pair of gloves for washing dishes (if you wash them by hand), and gloves for doing things outdoors. Take extra care to protect your hands and your manicure will last even longer.
You can read the article here: DIY - The Perfect Manicure by Something Turquoise. Enjoy your beautifully manicured nails!