Sunday, January 27, 2013

New31DC: Day 27 - Inspired by You!

Hey lovelies!  Today's challenge theme is do a mani inspired by yourself.  I thought this would be an easy theme but I was actually a bit stumped about this one.  I attempted to do a purple water marble, at which point I realized that I had one 1-2 purples that actually worked in the water and they didn't go well together so I scrapped that idea.  I ended up with a jelly sandwich base, and some bright animal print stamping.

I started off with one coat of Cult Nails Nevermore, and then I layered one coat of Hits Afterglow over top.  (The Hits was untried, yay!)  Next I did a thin layer of China Glaze Creative Fantasy over that.  Can you tell I'm loving that polish?  I've been using it so much!

I thought this looked so freaking awesome, Creative Fantasy did some magical things to that glitter!

I love animal print of any kind, but especially in some eye-searingly bright colors.  I added the leopard print to my ring finger using OPI You're A Pisa Work and Mash-40 stamping plate.  The rest of my fingers got the tiger print, using Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Lickety-Split Lime and Mash-38 stamping plate.

For not knowing what to do at first, I'm really happy with how this turned out.  I definitely think it represents me well... I love purple, and I love the purple and green combo.  I also love glitter, and like I said earlier, animal print.  The animal prints I used are also large cat markings, and I'm a major cat lover!

So what would you put in a mani to represent yourself?


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