Thursday, January 24, 2013


Hey all! This week has been a busy one for me so I haven't been able to catch up on blog reading and replying to comments, but fear not, I hope to get it done over the weekend :)

Today I have a pretty quintessential Valentine's Day manicure featuring lots of glitter and big hearts in a pink and purple colour scheme. I was home for the weekend when I did this one so I didn't have my usual polishes. I found this untried glitter, tokidoki Stellina, and knew that I wanted to use it. I pulled up another untried, China Glaze Creative Fantasy, which ended up being a disappointment. It had a promising jelly finish but was too uneven for me. Luckily, it makes a fantastic base for Stellina! Finally I paired the combo with a lovely pink creme that matched the scattered pink glitter in Stellina.

On my thumb, index, and little fingers I started with OPI Kiss Me On My Tulips. For the other two nails I used China Glaze Creative Fantasy with tokidoki Stellina layered on top. I free-handed the hearts and did the gradients with the polish brushes. I outlined the hearts with a dotting tool and OPI Pink Friday.

Aside from the polish combination I didn't have any plan for what I wanted to paint. Despite this I'm really in love with how these nails turned out! Don't you love it when that happens? :)



  1. Sonja@SundayManicures24 January 2013 at 17:25

    I just fainted! My fave colors!

  2. Yun, The Polish Hideout24 January 2013 at 18:09

    Oh wow, this is so pretty!! Totally awesome for Valentine's day! :-)

    ~ Yun

  3. That's the best part when you love your work! Sometimes it truely hurts me to remove mine. XD The color combi is great, it makes the nails pop out! I would totally wear this cute mani for Valentine's day :x

  4. I've just finished going through all your posts. It was a pleasure to see so many beautiful manicures. You are very talented and gained a trustworthy follower in me ^^

  5. Ooh it's so girly! hehe I love it!

  6. I just want to say thank you sooooo sooooo much <3 You are so lovely and your comments always brighten my day. Thank you for taking the time to go through my blog- words cannot describe how much I appreciate it xoxo