I had quite a bit of fun making this design and it all started with the strangest bit of inspiration and an amazing Christmas present. I saw a beautiful teal gradient in the hair of this drawing and it gave me the perfect opportunity to use my new colors. I started this look out with a base color of Llamasqua's Viridian which looked lovely by itself I must say! I then sponged The Parking Meteor Expired by Spoiled around the tip and the cuticle leaving the center untouched and alternating a top bottom and a diagonal pattern. I then sponged Ho Ho Holly by Color Club in the center of the nails. I then used a color of my own creation called Jade which is a nice jelly type of green polish with no real shimmer in the dead center. I then took Melon Green by Klean Color to add a highlight in the center and topped it all of with a thin coat of 18k Gold flake topcoat by Sephora! My haul from Sephora is a the bottom of the post so please make sure to take a look and please forgive my dry skin.. I know it doesn't compliment my nails.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
I really love how these turned out! This is the first time I've really utilized the Matt Me Crazy by NCY and really allowed Bite Me by Klean Color to shine, well without a shine of course. I used my snowflake stamping plate with Lux by ORLY and little dots of Winter Wonderland by ORLY to add an accent of sparkle. Hope you guys love it!
Saturday, December 8, 2012
|Pinky: Peppermint; Ring finger: Cinnamon Chocolate; Middle finger: Lemon Lime; Index finger: Peppermint again; Thumb: Red-Hot Cinnamon|
I really hope you enjoy this manicure as I am quite proud of how it turned out and it may actually be my last artistic manicure for a while if my job hunt turns me toward waitressing as that will be taxing on my nails. So wish me luck!