Thursday, July 12, 2012

LDS Challenge: Day 8 - In the Garden

I have done so many garden mani lately that I really didn't want to do another one!  However, I got some wonderful inspiration from Lucy, Lucy's Stash, and her carrot/parsnip mani!  This lead to a vegetable garden design.

I started with 2 coats of OH MY GOSH Nude Champagne. Love it!

I took pictures of each step, but some of them are really bad.  I didn't want to walk outside each time so the lighting was horrible and some of the pictures are blurry.  Sorry!

First was my corn. I used China Glaze Holly-Day and a striping brush to create the stalk.

I used the striping brush and Zoya Pippa to add the corn cobs.

A little green to in the corner using Holly-Day.

For my carrot I used a striping brush and Sally Hansen Sun Kissed.

Outlined and added depth with a striping brush and China Glaze Liquid Leather.

Added green leafing using Holly-Day and a striping brush.

Next is my tomato plant.  I used a striping brush and Holly-Day to create the stalk.

Using the striping brush and Julep January, I just dotted it on.

I saved the eggplant for last.  I used the striping brush and OPI Funkey Dunkey.

I outlined it with Liquid Leather and added the leafing with Holly-Day.

The finished product.

2 coats of NYC.

There are things that I wish had turned out better, but overall I like my vegetable garden!

LDS Challenge Crew:

Hannah from Polished Prisms
Jess from Nearly Natural Nails
Amanda from Mandy's Polish
Charlotte from Charlotte's Nails
Karine at Karinea0a
Victoria from Manicurator
Sue from Creative Nail Designs By Sue
Alyson from Beads.Nails.Food
Jen from I Like My Polish Black Just Like Just Like My Metal
Jessica from Jessica's Nail Tales
Ashley from One Nail to Another
Pyranka from Nail Sparks
Anna from Polished Cousins


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