31 May 2013

Swatch: Miss Sporty - Rain Drop 470

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Opacity: Two Coats
Colour: Green
Finish: Cremé
Brush Type: Normal
Anything Else?  7ml

30 May 2013

Tri-Colour Nail Challenge: Blue, Red and Silver #4

This is the fourth and final month of a nail challenge which I am participating in, you are set three colours and you select three polishes to represent each colour. Four days, four different manicures using said polishes. Want to join in, then click here. I ended up doing this for this challenge, some subtle stamping:

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Bundle Monster 312, stamped with Primark - Glo Baby Glo.

These are the three polishes which are to be used for these challenges. Expect to see three more for this month. Barry M's retro Blue (2), Leighton Denny's Be My Berry and finally Primark's Glo Baby Glo!

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29 May 2013

Time Period Challenge: 1920's

So I could have gone all Great Gatsby with the nails today, then I was thinking of doing a semi-opaque pinky wash, but that wasn't really interesting enough for me. Ended up going to a half moon which originated in the 1920s, with a rounded french tip, I found my inspiration from here.

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Sally Hansen - Lavender Cloud 410
La Femme - Mocha Pink 07

28 May 2013

Tri-Colour Nail Challenge: Blue, Red and Silver #3

This is the third month of a nail challenge which I am participating in, you are set three colours and you select three polishes to represent each colour. Four days, four different manicures using said polishes. Want to join in, then click here. I ended up doing this one for my third challenge:

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These are the three polishes which are to be used for these challenges. Expect to see three more for this month. Barry M's retro Blue (2), Leighton Denny's Be My Berry and finally Primark's Glo Baby Glo!

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27 May 2013

Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster 12

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This stamping plate is from the first Bundle Monster set, it is backed with branded lining to stop it from being sharp. 

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This plate is a little difficult to work with, it took me about six goes to get a good stamp for the designs. The chains or the filigree designs are my favourite. Do persevere though as it is possible to stamp with the plate.

If you want to see some of the designs I have done using this plate then click here.

26 May 2013

Sunday Stamping: Paisley Dress

Challenge today was to do nails inspired by your new summer dress, now technically I haven't bought any clothing for this summer so we shall have to do it based on a dress which I have seen and liked but not bought.

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Base Polish: China Glaze - Grape Pop
Stamping Polish: Barry M - Blue Plum
Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster - BM315

25 May 2013

Swatch: Layla - Flash Black 08

Indoors - Flash
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Indoors - No Flash (even with the blur you can still see the holo)
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Couple of bonus indoor photos
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Outside in direct sunlight
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23 May 2013

Tri-Colour Nail Challenge: Blue, Red and Silver #2

This is the third month of a nail challenge which I am participating in, you are set three colours and you select three polishes to represent each colour. Four days, four different manicures using said polishes. Want to join in, then click here. I ended up doing this for my second challenge:

I did some freehanded ruffian nails;

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These are the three polishes which are to be used for these challenges. Expect to see three more for this month. Barry M's retro Blue (2), Leighton Denny's Be My Berry and finally Primark's Glo Baby Glo!

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22 May 2013

Time Period Challenge: Industrial Revolution

So for the industrial revolution I have attempted to do a spinning jenny of sorts with the cogs and the wool on the forefinger. As for the rest, I've tried to do a factory with all of its smoke and smog coming from the chimneys.

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Base Polish: ELF - Smoky Brown

21 May 2013

Tri-Colour Nail Challenge: Blue, Red and Silver #1

This is the third month of a nail challenge which I am participating in, you are set three colours and you select three polishes to represent each colour. Four days, four different manicures using said polishes. Want to join in, then click here. I ended up doing this for the first challenge:

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These are the three polishes which are to be used for these challenges. Expect to see three more for this month. Barry M's retro Blue (2), Leighton Denny's Be My Berry which is the perfect christmas red and finally Primark's Glo Baby Glo! Which I'm not really a fan of to be fair, bit streaky.

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20 May 2013

Nails: Holo Spring Daisies

Flash
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Indirect sunlight
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Sunlight
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