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Random zebras

Random zebras

I posted quite a while ago about one of the Accessorize Speckle polishes which I’d bought. That one was Damselfly (teal, blue and gold) but recently I picked up two more, one of which is on display in this slightly strange little manicure. This is Dragonfly, purple glitter in a bright green base. I used … Continue reading

Sugary stripes

Sugary stripes

Bit of a pants picture of what was actually a really nice manicure: mattified candy stripes in pink, red and beige. I based the colour scheme on my favourite cardigan (of course) and I think there was also some inspiration from a post on the Nailasaurus where Sammy did matte candy stripes, although the finished … Continue reading

Holographic hibiscus

Holographic hibiscus

First off I am sorry for this ugly picture of what was actually a really pretty manicure! For some reason I was so busy all the days I had this on my hands that I didn’t manage to take a picture in natural light – so the colours are off, it’s a little bit blurry … Continue reading

Speckles and stripes

Speckles and stripes

I have been lusting after the Accessorize ‘Speckle’ nail varnishes (transluscent polishes with little matte glitters) for ages and on Friday this week I finally caved and bought one: Damselfly, which is a teal base with dark blue and gold glitter in it. As I said, the base is a pretty sheer teal so this … Continue reading

Coral flowers

Coral flowers

Although I thought my stripy glitter nails were disco-chic, while I was wearing them I saw a few different friends who I’d not met up with for a while and two separate people told me off for having boring nail art! They like to follow my blog and they wanted something a bit more complicated… … Continue reading

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

Day 8: Metallic nails

Day 8: Metallic nails

Essie ‘Shine of the Times’ over Accessorize ‘Aztec’. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given at right: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]