Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Polish Days Nature


Polish Days time of the month again and this month, the theme is Nature. 
Every time I thought about this theme, Poison Ivy kept popping in my, the DC villain rather than the plant, and I just couldn't think of what to do. 

Then I thought about my favourite types of weather. I love storms. Proper thunder and lightning storms, we haven't had a decent storm round here for a long time. So I decided to do lightning nails.


This is how it turned out. At first I didn't like them but I have grown to love them as the day went on.


I really like the sponging of colours on the background.

Polishes used

To do this, I used W7 Black as the base.

I didn't have the right colour of purple for the job so I mixed a little bit of Collection Hot looks Parma Violets and a bit of Barry M Matt White to make a lighter purple, I sponged this on.

Then I sponged on tiny bits of Rimmel 60 Pulsating and Barry M Blueberry Ice Cream, 

Then to 'meld' the colours together I added 2True Shade no.2, which looks white in the bottle but is clear when applied and has little bits of glitter in it.

Then I added the lightning on using Barry M Matt White and a dotting tool.

Lastly, I added a coat of Seche Vite topcoat.

Although not perfect, I think the result is really pretty, it's a shame I couldn't catch the sparkle of the little bits of glitter in the pictures. I might keep these on for a while. It's also made me want to try some galaxy nails. Maybe soon.

Hope you like these.

:)x







20 comments:

  1. I love lightning bolt nail art- I've never tried it before. These look great!

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    1. Thank you, thankfully, having shaky hands actually helped with the lightning bolts. :)x

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  2. Beautiful pattern !I like the lightning bolt!

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  3. Wow you're so talented! Wish I could do nail art as pretty as yours. Must've taken you forever to do :O
    dreamdustx

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    1. Thank you sweet, your comment made my day. :)x

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  4. YAY, Chrissie! This is one super rocking interpretation!

    Terrific job!

    Lisa

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  5. That's gorgeous! Storms scare me but your nails certainly do not!!

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    1. So glad they don't scare you. :) and thank you hun. :)x

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  7. Oh wow, thank you. What a fantastic comment to have woken up to. (Hank you for becoming a follower and I followed you on GFC also.

    :)x

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