Monday, August 12, 2013

The Digit-al Dozen Does Fashion: Betsey Johnson Inspired Spun Sugar


Hi guys!!! Its Digit-al Dozen week again, and this month our theme is Fashion.  I am not the world's biggest fashion lover by any means.  I definitely like my fashion with a rocker edge to it though, so pretty much my favorite designer is Betsey Johnson.  So, I've decided to do a whole Betsey week for you this week!

All of my manis were inspired by pieces that I found by Google Image searching "Betsey Johnson 2013".  First up we have this amazing dress:


Gah I just love this one!  So to get the look, I did a gradient as my base.  I used OPI Funny Bunny, with China Glaze Beach Cruise-r for that.  Then I did the Spun Sugar techique with Orly Snow Cone.  I didn't put any top coat since that ruins the texture of the look.





The thumb and pinky were a little lumpy, I think I should have let the polish thicken more before I started those two, but oh well.



Don't forget to see what my super talented friends came up with this week too!

11 comments:

  1. These are so perfect! Fabulous job! I love it!

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  2. Perfect! Love everything about it :D

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  3. Love it!!! The colours are amazing ♥

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  4. Chalkboard nails has done something very very similar to this! But nonetheless it looks really cool :)

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    1. Oh I must have missed seeing that one! It's a pretty cool dress, so I'm not surprised we had the same idea. :)

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  5. love it ashley! i think you did a fab job on it!!! <3

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  6. I'm thinking spun sugar definitely works better on nails than it does on dresses made of netting!

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  7. LOVE! Don't ask me about my spun sugar technique. I'm very self conscious about it. LOL

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