Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Girly-Girl Nail Art Challenge: Day 1, Think Pink


Hi Guys!  I have decided to participate in a nail art challenge that was created by Lindsey from Neverland Nail Blog.  It is a 4 week challenge, with 2 theme days per week.  I will be trying to post on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as are most of the other participants, I believe.  Everyone is free to choose the days they post on though, so there may be some different ones.

Day one requires you to use pink polish.  I decided to use China Glaze Strawberry Fields, because it is a gorgeous color and I don't reach for it enough.  I did 3 coats of that, and topped with one coat of OPI I Lily Love You.  Then I mattified the whole thing, because who doesn't love matte flakie polishes!  I use Essie Matte About You as my matte top coat.

 (Indoors, Flash)

I tried to choose a "girly" stamp, and used one I hadn't done before.  I used Konad M57 for the leopard lace design.  I stamped using Finger Paints Black Expressionism.

(Indoors, Flash)

The last picture is from my light box which washed out the color a bit, the flash photos are more true to the color of Strawberry Fields.  Its a bit easier to see the flakes and the design on the light box photo though.

(light box)

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7 comments:

  1. love the leopard/lace and Strawberry Fields w/ the OPI is a fantastic combo!! You go girl!!

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  2. This is super pretty! I love Strawberry Fields on you =) I am new to your blog an am excited to do this challenge with you, xo!

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  3. very girly. that lace is so cute.

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  4. Love this mani! The Strawberry Fields is gorgeous and I love that we both went with leopard print but the lace in yours really girlifies (not a real word but go with it) it nicely.

    Looking forward to your blingy entry!

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  5. Love your think pink mani! I am actually participating in this challenge also, but my blog didn't get added to the list until yesterday. I would love it if you could included me in your next post :) My blog is www.berrypolihsed.com, thanks!

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    1. Of course! I had posted this before I knew there were more people added, but I will have the full list on all my future posts. :)

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