Thursday, September 13, 2012

31 Day Challenge Day 9 - Rainbow

Hey all! Week's almost over, thank goodness. It's been light on schoolwork this week so I may have some time to do some extra manis! Woot!

I have a confession to make...I don't love rainbows... I know, I know I'm sorry! I definitely enjoy seeing a real life rainbow but the rainbow colors itself just don't really inspire me. Maybe its because I never think I have adequate rainbow colored polishes but, a lot of the time, I find rainbows too... loud? Don't know if that's the right description...moving on.

I still managed to come up with something I liked at least! Had to use Illamasqua Load as a base again due to a lack of white polishes. Waited till that dried, added striping tape and went to town. On my pointer I kept it simple with a rhinestone design I had seen previously on Kayla Shevonne (who was inspired by another blog, you can check out both here)



I really kind of liked this! Except for the fact that, thanks to the stripes, I couldn't help but notice it looks like I have a crooked nail? Now I can't file it right and it's driving me crazy GRAEWARWE.

To get the crispest line I worked two nails at a time (I was originally going to have two accent nails) and only two colors at a time. Once both sides of the tape were painted with the corresponding color, I removed that piece. I really hope that makes sense, I'm sleepy. 

Anyway, I hope you like this and if anyone wants further tips on how I did this, let me know in the comments! Remember there's many rainbows to see today so get with the clicking:

11 comments:

  1. For a woman who doesn't like rainbows, you sure pumped out a pretty one!

    Beautiful and creative work, Kat! Good going!

    Lisa

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  2. How can you not love rainbows when this is abso fabulous?!?! I'm jealous of your lines!

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  3. Cute! These remind me of those rainbow umbrellas you use at the beach!

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  4. This looks awesome. And I'm like you, I'm not into the whole Rainbow mani thing. I Almost went with an entire mani like your accent nail too!

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  5. I have to agree im not a fan of rainbows either lol, but these are freaking pretty!

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  6. Love rainbows or not, you did an amazing job!!!

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