Thursday, September 2, 2010

Da Vinci would be proud...

...of this starry starry night nail.


All settled in at college and almost finished my first week of classes already. Needless to say, the college hasn't changed much. I had no idea how to do my nails today but I was sick of the way they were and wanted a change to keep things interesting. After class, I picked a base color and this is what happened...
My take on a starry night (in Florida because palm trees are cute)!
For these nails, I started with a base coat of China Glaze Midnight Mission. For the design I used Essence Silver Surfer for the palm tree, China Glaze White on White for the crescent moon, and Color Club Art Club in Gold Glitter for the stars. Despite having to hold my camera upside to get the palm tree facing the right way, I think it turned out pretty well.
Also, a bonus today! My roommate this year is one of my closest college friends and last year I used to do her nails all the time. Since I was doing my nails today, she asked me if I could paint hers. Sure, why not? After deciding on a green she really liked...I went with it to create this masterpiece! Haha, just kidding! These nails started with two coats of China Glaze Watermelon Rind and I made...well, some kind of arrow/chevron design using an unnamed gold polish from the Icing. I finished off these nails with a coat or two of Orly Won't Chip.  

2 comments:

  1. Hey Nik! I really like these nails! The blue and the gold look so pretty together. And I love the palm tree. Emily's nails look pretty good too. Watermelon rind is such a gorgeous color! I may have to sneak a trip to Beautyland and get it.

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  2. Also, funny thing, I went to leave the above comment and I had to type in one of those letter sequences and mine was BALOO....just like the bear in The Jungle Book. =)

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