Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tuesday's Talons ft Jewelled Hibiscus

Currently reading: Comfort and Joy by India Knight

Good evening ladies,

Continuing in the same vein as yesterday's post, I would again like to show you a manicure heavily influenced by another blogger, this time by MyStefyNail


My first step was to apply two coats of Crystal Lilac, a very sheer duochrome by No7.  I felt this was the polish I had in my collection which most closely resembled that used by MyStefyNail.


 Next, I sponged some Saffron pink glitter polish on to my tips.  This was the messy stage, as evidenced by the patches of glitter on my skin.


 Then I used a Technic pink striper to draw to stripes along the tips of my nails.


 After that, I stamped a hibiscus flower on the top right of each nail, using Bundle Monster BM313 and Konad special polish in white.  The finishing touch was adding a silver jewel to the centre of each flower.


I was thrilled with this manicure because it's so different to my usual designs.  Plus, although I thought the jewels would fall off quickly, they actually stayed in place for five days before I decided to remove this manicure.  Talk about staying power!

What do you think of this girls?  Which bloggers inspire you to try different types of nail art?

Bye for now,
Laura

10 comments:

  1. Five days is more than any of my manis last, so that's impressive to me! :)

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    1. Same! I'll have to wear nail jewels more often!

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  2. It's a very sweet mani, super feminine :)
    I mostly get inspired by colors, I never copy a design, it has to come from within - otherwise it ends up looking terrible LOL

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    1. Thanks. I know what you mean actually although I don't know why that is.

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  3. You always have the cutest nail designs.:D

    - Marie
    allthingsmarie.com

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    1. Aw, that's so nice of you to say!

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