Posted in May 2012

Gradient stripes

Gradient stripes

I got this effect by painting my nails in the base colour, carefully sticking thin strips of striping tape over my nails, and then sponging a gradient on top in the usual way. It takes a while to do the tape but I think the effect is pretty cool! The polishes used in this mani … Continue reading

Wonderwoman!

Wonderwoman!

  May I refer you to this best Wonderwoman-related content from Kate Beaton? I may. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]

Eighties triangles

Eighties triangles

  Inspired by Nailside. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]

Laser disco

Laser disco

  Laser disco nails! These were achieved with bright colours, striping tape, and a layer of black on top. (I really want to get some super-neon polishes, any suggestions?) [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, making some small edits, in late November … Continue reading

Springy spots

Springy spots

  Love this colour combo! Base is Essie A Crewed Interest, spots are Miss Sporty Pop Fiction and Orange Crush. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, making some small edits, in late November 2012.]

Day 31: Recreate your favourite challenge

Day 31: Recreate your favourite challenge

  I’ve seen this last challenge interpreted in different ways but I decided to take the opportunity to have another go at a challenge prompt that particularly inspired me: in this case, #24 Inspired by a book. After picking ‘Hunger Games’ first time around, for my next attempt I went for ‘Where the Wild Things … Continue reading