Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Color Club Harp On It

Hi all, long time no see!  For various reasons I'm going to have to take the blog on hiatus for an indefinite amount of time, unfortunately.  I'll definitely miss being part of the nail polish community in this way.  Before I go I have a backlog of posts and photos so I'll steadily be clearing them, but after that posting will be sporadic at best.

So away we go - here's a swatch of Color Club Harp On It, a glorious silver holographic.  Two perfect coats!

Direct flash
Base & top coat:Base - Duri Rejuvacote
Top - none
Polish used:Color Club Harp On It - two coats

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Two-Tone Zebra Stamping

Hello all!  I decided it was time for me to do some kind of animal print design, so I broke out the stamping plates and picked a zebra pattern.

I started with a base of Misa Love Bite, a jellyish dark red which went on perfectly in two coats.  The first coat was a gorgeous purple-red, then the second coat darkened it up a lot.  I love this colour!

I then stamped with Essie Good As Gold and Essie Penny Talk - I painted them onto the stamping plate in varying patterns then stamped so there was a subtle two-tone thing going on.  I'm so happy with how it turned out, it looked surprisingly sophisticated.

Base & top coat:Base - Duri Rejuvacote
Top - KBShimmer Clearly On Top
Polish used:Misa Love Bite - two coats
Essie Penny Talk - stamping
Essie Good As Gold - stamping