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Showing posts from November, 2017

Silent Night

Afternoon People!

Today, I have my first sponging manicure to show you! It was a bit of a steep learning curve (who knew?!) but I figured it out in the end :)

I was inspired by the following image;

I fell for the subtle but earthy colour palette and the simplicity of the whole image :) To be honest, I'm not sure I did the photo justice but I had a go!

I started with a base of OPI 'My Vampire Is Buff', the most perfect ivory nude, on most of my nails. I could have used a white base but I didn't want the orange in my gradient to be too bright.

On my thumb (glitter accent nail), I used a base of Butter London 'Branwen's Feather'and oh my goodness is it stunning. At first glance, its just an average blackened aubergine but a closer look reveals delicate bronze, silver and purple shimmer; so deep and gorgeous!

When that was completely dry, I created the sponge gradient using Butter London 'Branwen's Feather' and Barry M 'Mango' (creamy, brigh…

Inspiration: We Are Made Of Stars

Good Evening Everyone!

I've been having a bit of a break from nail art and blogging as I just wasn't feeling it anymore. Sometimes, I think we just need some space from our favourite hobbies in order to keep that spark of interest that made us fall in love with it in the first place!

Anyway, I'm back and feeling inspired and ready to create! I came across some stunningly beautiful images on Pinterest of nebulae, galaxies and night skies. I've been wanting to do a 'Galaxy' manicure for a while now but just never got around to it. So now seems to be the perfect time to try a few!

Aren't they amazing?! I've already got a few ideas so I can't wait to get started! Wish me luck :)

Thanks for reading!

Kayleigh :)