Saturday, April 14, 2012

Diamonds & Caviar

Haha, so this is the forbidden 'synonymous for fish eggs' manicure with a little 'diamond'-framed twist. I actually had this idea in my head for awhile but never found the right time to do such a temporary look. Now I just found that there's this whole debacle over it, how ironic.

Also, as a heads-up,this week is crunch time for me. I'm finally finished the research project I've been working on since November. This week we'll be presenting it in front of judges. It's pretty nerve-wracking and I have chronic dry mouth from practicing so much. This also means that I need short, conservative nails so there probably won't be much nail art next week! ): Please bare with me until then, I'll come back with some awesome manicures, I promise! 


I started off a base colour of China Glaze Liquid Leather. Then I framed the accent nails with gemstones using topcoat and a toothpick. Finally I placed topcoat inside the frame and poured the micro beads onto it. I didn't seal the micro beads with another coat of topcoat.

That's all! Hope you liked this manicure that shall not be named! ;)

PS. If you have a moment, please 'like' my friend's photo to help him win an art contest, here! Thank you!

18 comments:

  1. Beautiful, I love it!

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  2. Elegant looking!!!

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  3. This looks great!

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  4. Ooh I love this! I like how you framed the micro beads with the gemstones! Looks so chic hehe. Oh and I really like your new watermark! Good luck with your research project!

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  5. Love it :) you've done something different with the caviar nail look xxx

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  6. Love this! The rhinestone from is such a great twist to this mani! <3

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  7. I love that you put gems with the beads! Cool idea!

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  8. This looks great! Where do you get your microbeads?

    http://nailartcouture.blogspot.ca/

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  9. Thank you, Samantha! I get mine in a set from a local store called Phoenix Beauty Lounge (http://phoenixbeautylounge.com/) but I believe you can get them from Born Pretty as well. If anything, you can easily find a great variety from your local arts and crafts store! (:

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  10. Thanks, Bethany! I thought it added a nice twist (:

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  11. As always, thank you for the feedback! I think the watermark's a keeper! (:

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