Saturday, January 28, 2012

Turquoise & Clouds

I have finally finished all the blog housekeeping and can show you my latest design!

I have been wanting to recreate this design since I first saw Jane at Nailside do it. I had trouble figuring out how to complete the design and then Jane posted a tutorial. I had to slap myself for how simple it is!

I started with 2 coats of Essie Turquoise & Caicos.

I am really liking this color, however it was a little thin. 

Next, I added the first layer of clouds using Essie Absolutely Shore.

I wasn't too worried about the color being even, seeing that I would be adding another coat on top.

Next, I added a layer of white using Wet 'n' Wild French White and Sinful Colors Snow Me White. I had to switch up whites because the Wet 'n' Wild brush was all jacked up!  Annoying!!!

Lastly,  I added 2 coats of DL Addicted to Speed. I think my DL is done because it is all thick and hard to get all over application.

I love my clouds!! My students couldn't believe that I free-handed these.  They said the clouds were to perfect and even! I will be doing this design again!!


  1. I love this!! :D You did a wonderful job and I love the look and colours that you used. ^_^

  2. These are so adorable! Love it :D

  3. Hello, just wanted to let you know I've tagged you in a post on my blog:

  4. Love it! Oh your so good at this! I have to give it a try one day!

  5. This looks great!!! I love the colors.

  6. Thanks so much for your comment on my blog! I love your cloud mani! Turquoise is one of my favorite colors and this tone-on-tone version is so cute! ^^


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