Wednesday, 27 July 2011

I Wanna Go Surfing

This is a scheduled post so with any luck, I will be surfing right now! Hopefully the weather is nice, the waves are tip top and I'm having an awesome time in the ocean. If not, it's probably raining and I'm stuck in a tent playing cards with my Dad and Brother!

 So today's mani is inspired by my favourite part of summer. The surfing. I'm what you might call 'high maintenance' but I'll happily spend a week slumming it in a tent if it means I get to go in the sea every day.

The Drums - Let's Go Surfing



I used Barry M Cyan Blue as a base.
The waves are a mixture of BYS Metallic Blue, BYS Fools Paradise, No7 Poolside Blue and Rimmel Daisy Chain.
For the breaks of the waves, I used an unnamed Collection 2000 White applied with a sponge.
Topped of with a coat of NYC.



36 comments:

  1. Wow the waves look so real! You should do a tutorial on these. I would really love to learn how to do them

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  2. These are incredible!!! x

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  3. THIS is SO ADORABLE. OMG it's so cute. Please do a tutorial. I suck at freehand art but I want waves on my nailsssssss!

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  4. Wow this is amazing! I'm like you- I slum it once a year, fishing for a week every September! So worth the nail wreckage! Hope you are having fun!

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  5. OMG, this is so awesome!! Haven't seen anything like it before! If I was good at nail art, I would try this out!

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  6. Yikes. This is a classic! You just get better and better!

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  7. Oh man, this is great! I love the whitecap effect!
    Also... I agree with you on the ocean love/surfing. I was at the beach a few weeks ago with my entire extended family in a small house, but that didn't matter since I was in the water every day for hours.

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  8. wow! that looks amazing!!

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  9. That's so cool! And I hope you're having fun :)

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  10. This is awesome. It looks just like a wave. You did great!

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  11. i am in awe of your ability. Hope you are having fun!

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  12. Have a great time! Your nails look great :)

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  13. Gorgeous! Looks very much fun :D

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  14. YAY! These nails make me happy! Great job!

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  15. These are amazing! I would love to see a tutorial on them as well!

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  16. amazing and very creative, i love it :-D

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  17. That's amazing!! You're really talented!

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  18. I love this mani, I adore the sea and this is just perfect :)

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  19. This is awesome - reminds me of waves crashing on the cliffs near where I used to live. xD

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  20. This is so awesome! great job :)

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  21. Love it! You did a great job, looks amazing!

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  22. This looks super!! makes me wanna go to the beach. Can you please elborate how you did the waves?

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  23. WOW! That is amazing. It looks so realistic.

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  24. woooow! Anazing nails :)

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  25. Awesome, amazing, FANTASTIC!!! Seriously this looks like waves on your nails!

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  26. Wow! they look as they are made of water, real waves!!

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  27. The waves are amazing!
    I would really love to see a tutorial of how you did it, please...

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  28. amazing! very good idea!

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  29. These are gorgeous! I love all your freehand nail art.

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  30. Oh my gosh I love this. Great job! I will try this for sure. I do think I tutorial is in order for this one! ♥♥

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