Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Wildflowers

Hello! I feel like I've been a bad blogger. I'm really behind on replying to comments and commenting on other blogs. I realized that this lethargy is applicable to basically everything going on in my life. I'm just avoiding everything, pushing it all away to deal with at a later date. This is starting to sound like a diary (which I am also behind on) but I felt like I owed you some sort of explanation! Hopefully this all passes soon, fingers crossed.

Anyway, I really like today's manicure: a pattern of bright flowers with some sketchy leaves. I was a bit iffy about it at first but by the end of the process I was very pleased! It's different from my usual but I'm looking forward to trying some similar looks soon.


The base here is OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls. The flowers were made with a dotting tool and China Glaze Kinetic Candy, American Apparel Neon Orange, and Essie Lapis of Luxury. The leaves were freehanded with a black striping polish.

I hope you're all doing well!

28 comments:

  1. this is fresh!! it looks just like a pattern you'd find on stationary or something of the sort :D

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  2. Hannah Carberry18 July 2012 at 05:28

    This is such an amazing design!! I Wish I could give myself manicures as good as this!! xo

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  3. Sarah @TryMyHand18 July 2012 at 11:32

    Oh my gosh that colour combination is genius ! Love this design !

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  4. Other than your gradients, which I LOVE, this has to be one of my favorite manicures you've done!!

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  5. Amanda Jackson18 July 2012 at 17:06

    I love this pattern. It looks like a summery skirt pattern. The flowers came out perfect.

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  6. Love this, I am a huge fan of flower manis

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  7. This is awesome, Brittney! I am in love with My Boyfriend Scales Walls! haha
    aw I know how you feel...I'm trying to catch up on comments right now! sigh...

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  8. Thank you! I love MBSW too, it's such a nice alternative to white :D Blehh, good luck to both of us then! <3

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  9. Aww thanks, Hannah! It just takes a bit of practice, really!

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  10. I love this design! It's very simple and refresh! Aww, no worries about any explanation. Blogging should be fun, so you feel free to do what you like whenever you like! *hugs* :D

    ~ Yun

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  11. OMG this is a precious design :) soooo cute!

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  12. I can't stop looking at your blog, it's all sooo cute!

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  13. These are so adorable!! The colours look great together! :)

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  14. These are absolutely adorable!! How do you make the flowers? I it just like a tiny paint brush orrr?

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  15. Haha, thank you again. I really appreciate it!

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  16. Thank you! I believe I just used a dotting tool. I made one dot and dragged in inward, then did the same thing with another four dots, connecting them in the center of the flower. You can definitely achieve the same look with a small paint brush though! Tooth picks/bobby pins might also work!

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  17. Wow these are amazing! I have to include this in my blog I hope you don't mind! It's http://chunkyjunkie.com/blog/5-exciting-nail-art-ideas/ thank you thank you! :) CJ x

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