Monday, April 30, 2012

Radiant Gradient

April is finally drawing to a close! It's been a month full of busy and some crazy weather so I'm ready to welcome May with open arms. I'm reminded that the school year is ending very soon though- I graduate from high school in less than two months! It sounds pretty scary but honestly, I think I've already given up on school work :P

On to the nails, I did a simple gradient look for you. I saw this manicure by the lovely Jackie of ...living after midnite. I loved the look of a full glitter accent nail with a pastel base colour. I adapted it to a springy purple and gold holographic glitter. Of course I couldn't stop at an accent nail so I added a gold gradient to the other nails ;)


Started off with China Glaze Sweet Hook on all fingers excepts the ring finger where I used Sally Hansen Gilty Pleasure. For the gradient I sponged Sally Hansen Gilty Pleasure and Color Club Gingerbread down the tips. For the ring finger I added a coat of Color Club Gingerbread.

Oh! I changed up my layouts again for a summery feel. This blog, my tumblr and twitter all match with my favourite blue and orange theme. Do you like it? (: Hope you enjoy the last day of April! (:

12 comments:

  1. Lovely and love the layout! How come you water marked your photo straight across it? Has someone been using your photos? xx

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  2. Just seen on your sidebar the blog roll too! Thank you :) xx

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  3. Fine glitter gradient are hard to do! Yours look great! Also, I like the new layout. :)

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  4. Thank you very much, Devon! Working with fine glitter is a bit tricky but I think it's easier if you use a solid colour polish gradient and then add a bit of glitter (:

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  5. Thanks, Amy! :D I started watermarking like that 'cuz I saw some photos on Pinterest where people cropped my old watermark out ): So I changed it but I tried to keep it un-intrusive of the nail art! :)

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  6. Such a gorgeous mani! Your layout looks amazing! I love how you match all your networking sites! :D

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  7. Oh I have sweet hook but didnt think about using it this way! So beautiful

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  8. Lovely gradient! I love your layout!

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  9. Hehe thank you! I'm telling you, it's just the OCD in me :P

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  10. Thanks, Naomi! Yes, Sweet Hook is gorgeous!!

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