Friday, 15 June 2012

Sandy Skittle

It seems I've dug myself in to a comfy little nail art nook this past week. There have been two manis that I fell head over heels for and have been longing to wear again - the purple skittle mani and the sandy glitter sandwich
But I don't want to bore you all, so I imagined what their lovechild would look like and painted that on my nails instead! The result is a Sandy Skittle! I don't know where I keep plucking these absurd names from but they do seem to roll off the tongue and I think they are perfectly descriptive.

I had so many pictures to choose from today, I had to put some after the jump. You'll also find all the info about polishes there too.




The base colour is Cult Nails Cruisin Nude
For the tribal patterns I used Black Acrylic Paint and Barry M Gold Foil
The glitter on my ring finger is BYS Gold Finger and I topped that with two coats of Samoan Sand to make a glitter sandwich.
To create the leopard print on my first finger, I used Red Angel Plate RA-107 with W7 Black and topped it with Barry M Gold Foil
The brush I used for all the freehanded details was a small striper brush from a nail art brush set.
Finally I finished it all off with two coats of Cult Nails Wicked Fast Top Coat.



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29 comments :

  1. oh i just love this mani! so fab. the colors look great together.

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  2. this looks fabulous. love it.

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    1. Love this! The nude goes very well with the patterns. : )

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  4. I love this look! Great idea. And your freehand is flawless!

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  5. This is so pretty! It's amazing that you did that freehand, it came out really great.

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  6. Love these nude manis. I have to get my hands on Cruisin Nude!

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  7. Cute! I like the design on the middle finger :)

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  8. I love this! You are so talented!

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  9. I freaking love this glitter Sami! It's so neutral and elegant! At first it's understated but then comes the wow moment! Love!

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  10. Wow! I love how you dressed up a nude mani! would love to try it but unfortunately I have really shaky hands and bad stamping skills :(

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  11. Pretty! I love the tribal feel :)

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  12. ooooh! I'm gonna try that golden sammich !

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  13. ps: everytime I want to visit you or read your blogposts, my computer gets all crazy and detects malware...

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  14. I would have never thought tribal and leopard print would go well together but you proved me wrong. :-)

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  15. I love this mani! the nude is beautiful but then the nail art makes it POP!

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