Saturday, September 1, 2012

Summer Challenge: Day 62 - Carnival

Once again I am late in posting.  I had this design done this morning and I wore it all day, but I had to leave to go to my niece's Sweet Sixteen, so I didn't have time to type up the post.  I'm still trying to get over the fact that my niece is 16! Were did the time go?!?!?!  Plus I really feel old!

For my design I decided to go with a Venice Carnival theme.  My main inspiration for my design came from a picture that I came across on Google.


Isn't this mask beautiful?  Plus it's white and black, my favorite combination!

I started with 3 coats of my brand new bottle of Picture Polish White Wedding.  This is an amazing white polish.  I love the shimmer that is in the polish, but it is impossible to get a good picture.  I just wish it wasn't so expensive, and small!





For the design I used BM314 and Essence Black is Back.



Using Essie No Place Like Chrome and a nail brush I added some silver details.



And I topped it off with 2 coats of HK Girl.






I really like the way this design turned out.  It is very elegant and stunning.

Summer Challenge Crew:

Debbie - The Crumpet
Neivys - MAQUICLUB GIRL
Helena - Nail Wish
Lucie - Lucy's Stash
Emma - Manicurity
Vic - Glowstars
Missy - Missy's Mani's
Christine - Lost in My Reverie

15 comments:

  1. It's beautiful. I love the silver details you added!

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  2. Just the polish is gorgeous then the added stamping and details make it pop!

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  3. Beautiful! The minute saw the picture of the mask I knew I would love the nails that went along with it!

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  4. i love that you went in a totally different direction with this xxx

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  5. This is so awesome. I love the inspiration you started with :)

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  6. So delicate desing, really lovely!

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  7. What a gorgeous combo! I like how you the white isn't a traditional white creme :)

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  8. These are gorgeous! What a unique and beautiful take on the carnival theme. The stamping is showing up as very dark brown on my screen, still quite lovely.

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  9. I LOVE that mask! These are gorgeous!

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  10. Wow I love this look, and that white is gorgeous

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