Sunday, 9 December 2012

31DC2012 Day 28: Inspired by a Flag... Jamaica

My weekends used to be a chance to relax and unwind and get a bit of blogging done but recently they've become so hectic. I've just found 10 minutes in the middle of all the hustle and bustle before I set off to Birmingham for The Black Keys' gig tonight. I am excite!

Today's challenge prompt is Inspired by a Flag and I picked Jamaica's. Rie has had to postpone her challenge but Cris has her flag nail art waiting for you here



I started with one coat of Barry M White and then 2 coats of NYC Lexington Yellow before adding one top coat of Seche Vite to make it dry ready for... striping tape which I placed on the nail in a cross to mark off where the yellow lines would stay. 
I used W7 Black and NYC High Line Green* with a nail art brush to paint on the triangle sections, being careful not to overlap the striping tape too much. 
Next I peeled of the striping tape and used a bit of the NYC Lexington Yellow with a striper brush to neaten up any of the bit where the dark colours had crept under the tape.
Finally, I used two coats of NYC In a New York Minute to top it all off.




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13 comments :

  1. Oh, I am jealous! I love the Black Keys! The flag looks perfect, as usual.

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  2. The Black Keys! Have a blast :D Love the flag :)

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  3. Your flag is great! I gave you an award, you can pick it up in my blog. Thanks.

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  4. These are so pretty! And the Black Keys?! They are so awesome!

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  5. This looks great! I'm so jealous you get to see The Black Keys! That will be so awesome!

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  6. this looks awesome on your nails!

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  7. I love you forever for doing my country's flag...I got to go back and visit in August!

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