Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Forrest at Twilight

Hello dolls!

So, I was sitting around yesterday trying to find some nailspiration and nothing was coming to mind.  I looked outside my window and the clouds were an array of purples, pinks and oranges.  I decided I would do a twilight gradient...


 Colors Used: Revlon Parfumerie - Wild Violets, Love & Beauty - Purple, China Glaze - Peonies & Park Ave, American Apparel - Manila, Black and White Acrylic Paint, Mentality - Matte Top Coat

This is one of those rare times where I'm wearing what I'm posting haha.  I can't stop staring at my hands!


I started with a white base of Sally Hansen White On, just one coat so that it would dry quickly.  I then layered my 4 polished on a make-up sponge and dabbed away.  After I cleaned up that whole mess, I painted some pine trees with black acrylic painy (my nerd of a husband said, "Oh! You painted confiers!").  I dotted the stars with some white acrylic paint.  I topped it all off with Mentality's Matte Top Coat and tada!

Makes me wanna go camping!


I think it's time for a nap, looking at these makes me sleepy.  It could also be the eucalyptus-mint candle that I've got burning haha...

Until next time!

Stef <3

15 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous! I love everything about it.

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  2. ohmagash Stefanie!! This is absolutely mesmerizing!!!! Um, you are totally hitting me with major nailsperation again!!! Gah this is gorgeous!!

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  3. This is gorgeous! You really did a great job with those trees. My hand isn't steady enough to make those branches without them ending up in a big blob. You did give me some great inspiration for an up coming nail art challenge, Thanks =)

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  4. No way! This is too gorgeous! I love it!!!

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  5. This is fabulous! I love the gradient in the background!

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  6. These are beautiful! You did a great job on the the trees!!

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  7. That's incredible! I have no doubt you can't stop staring at your nails, I would, too!

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  8. This is gorgeous, I love that gradient!

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