Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Vintage Barbie

Hello! I wasn't going to post today because I usually only update once between challenge posts, but I figured that these might be a nice look to sport for Valentine's Day on Thursday, so I decided to show these now. I'm still not sure what I'll be wearing on my nails for the occasion, but hopefully I can think of something new, and also show you a roundup of my Valentine's Day designs for this year :)

So here I have some simple pink halfmoons with black and white stripes. I added some black glitter and rhinestones to finish off the look. I think that these would look great matte too! There's a retro vibe to this that, combined with the bold stripes and bubblegum pink, reminds me of the original Barbie dolls.


I started with American Apparel T-Shirt. Then I used a striping brush and American Apparel Coney Island to paint on the halfmoons. I used a black striping polish to paint the stripes. Finally I applied the black glitter and rhinestones with a dotting tool and top coat.

Have you decided on your Valentine's Day manicure yet? Feel free to link me or tweet @preciouspolish with your nails. I'd also love to hear about your plans for the holiday if you have any :) See you tomorrow when we resume the geometric challenge!

BRITTNEY XO


18 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you're posting more often now :) I'm always looking forward to see your designs!
    And these are awesome by the way, those stripes are drawn perfectly ^^

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  2. This design is so cute and perfect for V-day! I like the touch with the black glitter and the rhinestones, it gives the whole mani dimension. Can't wait to see your actual V-day mani ^^

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  3. Thank you so much for noticing! It's definitely a lot more work but so worth it :')

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  4. This looks awesome! I normally don't wear pink on my nails, but I would wear this design!

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  5. Yun, The Polish Hideout12 February 2013 at 17:10

    This is super cute! I love the vintage feel and the rhinestones are a great touch! :-)

    ~ Yun

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  7. This looks so nice!

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  8. That's hot!

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  10. That's a design that would have never crossed my mind and yet it's fabulous! :D Absolutely gorgeous, and retro as you say ^^

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  11. Oooh definitely looks vintage Barbie-ish haha. Awesome, Brittney!

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  12. That is so cool. I love everything Vintage and in Barbie Vintage then we are talking

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