Monday, October 15, 2012

Monday's Manicure: Autumn Leaves NOTD

Currently reading: How to Talk to a Widower by Jonathan Tropper

Good morning lovely ladies,

Today I'd like to show you what can only be described as my first autumnal manicure.
 
 

I started with two coats of Beauty UK Topaz, a soft gold shimmer which applied beautifully.  I think this is the first time I've worn this polish even though it's been in my collection for some time now.  I'll definitely be using it more often now that I've seen what a great shade it is.


 My next step was to sponge on a layer of Essence Just in Case.  I normally only sponge glitter on my nails but Spellbinding Nails inspired me to be more adventurous with my sponging.


 I then stamped three leaves on each nail using Autograph Purple Rain and Bundle Monster plate BM04.  I sense this is going to be an image I'll be using a lot this month as I absolutely love the leaf design.


What do you think of this girls?  I'm glad I was more adventurous with my sponging but I don't think the blend of gold and brown really added anything to this manicure.  Perhaps I'll be wiser with my colour choices next time I try this.

Bye for now,
Laura

22 comments:

  1. Wow, the colour from beauty uk is gorgeous!!

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    1. I know! Looking forward to use it more often :-)

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  2. Beauty UK Topaz is such a glamourous polish

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  3. I like the base coat. Such a pretty color. And those leaves are adorable.

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  4. super pretty ^_________^


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  5. This is beautiful! I love the colour combo, they scream fall!

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  6. This is super cute for the fall. :) I love the colors, too.

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  7. The colours are beautiful together

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