Saturday, June 9, 2012

Summer Challenge: Day 13 - Summer Fete

I am so proud of myself right now!  I know that I don't have the mad skills that some of my fellow nail bloggers do but man, I am improving!  My freehand skills are getting better everyday and this design is proof.  It's not as perfect as I would like it but it is so much better than I thought it would be!

For today's challenge we were supposed to create a design that represents a Summer Fete, which in the US is a Summer Faire/Festival.  I decided to represent the booths/tables and flags/bunting. 

I started by applying Essence You Belong To Me.



I taped off half of my nail to apply the stripes of the table/booth. 


First, I applied Sinful Colors Nail Art in Bad Chick.


Then I applied Essence Walk on Air, using a striping brush.


I used the same steps for the red and white striped table/booth, but I used OPI Quarter of A Cent-Cherry.  I also added the first part of my bunting/flags using Sinful Colors Nail Art in Time Off.


I added the little flags using the same colors and a striping brush when needed.




I outlined the flags with Time Off.



Lastly, topped off with 2 coats of SV.



Just so you know, my pinky is my favorite! The flags are perfect!  :)

Take a look at what these amazing ladies have done!
Debbie - The Crumpet
Neivys - MAQUICLUB GIRL
Helena - Nail Wish
Lucie - Lucy's Stash
Emma - Manicurity
Vic - Glowstars
Jackie - MeMa's Mani's
Rychelle - Colorsplash Nails
Stella - My Wet Nails
Christine - Lost in My Reverie
Bazzie - polish my mind

10 comments:

  1. You've got good reason to be proud. It looks great! :)

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  2. Nice interpretation of the theme, this mani makes me happy, it's so cute :)

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  3. Sweet!! Looks great Katee.

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  4. These are really cute, I especially love the dark blue you used! ^.^

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  5. I consider you to be a fab nail artist! And yes you are right, this is the proof x :-)

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