Thursday, January 31, 2013

New31DC: Day 31 - Recreate a Challenge Mani

Hey hey, beauties!  So here we are on the last day of The Crumpet's Nail Tarts' New 31 Day Challenge.  I am sooo proud of myself for completing this, without missing any days!  For the final day's theme we are recreating another participant's mani from the challenge.  I chose to recreate this beautiful cherry blossom mani by my fabulous friend Danielle from Polish. Glitter. Rock & Roll!  I am lucky enough to be friends with this lovely lady in real life, she was one of my first blogger friends, and I just love her.  When I saw her cherry blossom nails I just fell in love with them.  So here is my best recreation!

I used 3 coats of H&M Go Green!, which is a mint green polish with a gold shimmer.  The formula on this polish was ok, it was a bit sheer but it was self-leveling so that was good.  The shimmer really wasn't very noticeable on the nail though.  The branches were done with OPI Suzi Loves Cowboys and a small brush.  The flowers are done with OPI Pink of Hearts 2009 and China Glaze Fuchsia Fanatic and a dotting tool.

This is such a spring-y mani, and made me look forward to my first spring in Stockholm.  There is a park here with tons of cherry blossoms in the spring and I can't wait to go take photos there when they are in bloom!

I hope you have all enjoyed this journey with me for the past month.  I will try to keep up with my posting, but I doubt it will be everyday.  I do have a special surprise coming up in February though, so get ready for that!

Let's see everyone else's recreation manis!


  1. I love it, It's very fresh and spring-y! and congratulations on completing the challenge!

  2. yea! these came out great! thank you for choosing me. ♥

  3. These are so delicate and gorgeous! I love the background color :)

  4. This turned out lovely! The base polish is so pretty!

  5. This is so pretty! I will have to give it a try soon too ;-)
    I really love it!


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