So I went with some stamped nail art today as I didn’t have much time for anything else. (I was spending most of my time today printing my new bag design which I’ll reveal next week!) The tartan/plaid image is from a BornPrettyStore stamping plate, unfortunately they no longer seem to sell it, and I paired it with a Models Own polish named ‘Teal’.
So I actually took two days to do this nail art. I painted the mushroom silhouettes yesterday but they just didn’t look complete, something was missing as there was just too much empty space – less was not more in their case. Today I settled on painting some dots in hope that they looked like a swarm of fireflies but I suppose they could also be taken as fungus spores!
So this is my first design for Autumn! I spent today changing my house decor; in to the cupboard went the cactus ornaments, bright flowers and flower press frames and out came the pumpkin garland, auburn leaves and wooden candle holders.
I’ve never done a needle drag before and it was made a lot easier by my silicone nail art mat as I was able to make some decals. Two thick coats of base colour, splodge on some dots in another colour and whilst it’s all still wet gently drag a needle through it in whatever fashion you wish. Ta-da!
So here it is after three years of painting, I present to you all 151 pokemon nails as a collection ta-da!
Okay so it could have taken a lot less time, like easily achievable within a year but I spent a lot of time procrastinating over pokemon I didn’t want to paint. But it’s done, and I’m proud of it. It’s enjoyable to look at as a whole and see all the different styles I painted in.
The important question, who’s your favourite? I have a hard time picking one so I’ll go with a top 3; koffing/weezing set, magikarp/gyarados set, caterpie set.
So this is the first time I’ve used this owl image, and I’m not sure why because it’s pretty darn cute! Don’t you agree? It’s a hehe plate and it includes the ‘hoo hoo’ and a few more owls in different styles. I chose to use a matte top coat as I felt it matched the feel of the design better.
So today I really felt up for doing some nail art but when I actually sat down to paint anything, nothing good came out. And what did, was immediately removed resulting in three failed attempts before this blobicure. Even then it’s not a particularly great colour combo but it’ll have to do!
To me it reminds me a little bit of turtle skin, what do you guys see?
So yesterday we took my Gran out for her birthday day trip to South Queensferry and I painted my nails to match the Forth Rail Bridge.
It was a lovely day, as you can see the sun was out and it stayed out for the whole day fortunately.