Creative musings in bright colors

Swirls on the Diagonal

My sister’s friend presented me with a challenge: she wanted pink and white, suitable for work, with striping tape. She liked the idea of a diagonal mani, and I put together how it would work! This also gave me the chance to use one of my new favorite stamps, BM-201.

This mani started with a white base, followed by stamping in coral and then adding a coral diagonal. I cleaned up the (not exactly straight) line by adding striping tape over it, and then finished with top coat.

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Unfortunately, this mani did not last terribly long, as my sister’s friend joined us for crab dinner and scraped off quite a bit of polish when trying to pry open crab legs! C’est la vie. At least I got photos :-p

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Colors
White: Julie G – White Orchid
Coral: L’Oreal – Orange You Jealous?
Stamp: Bundle Monster – 201

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I don’t know if this counts at 100% work-appropriate (working in lab means I can wear whatever I want on my nails!) but it is pink and white, and at least cute and not terribly glittery!

Comments on: "Swirls on the Diagonal" (5)

  1. It’s lovely. I can pretty much wear anything on my nails also, as long as it doesn’t start disturbing (3D and length) me in lab work or on the field 😀 So it’s definitely work appropriate!

    • hahahah! Me too, its the wonder of being a graduate student. I do feel bad though when friends as me to do their nails with the constraints “work friendly.” I have too many bright happy colors for traditional work friendly manicures!

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