Creative musings in bright colors

Day 2: Orange (Tyger Tyger)

For Day 2 of the 31 Day Challenge (Orange) I decided to go with tiger nails. I have never done tiger print (it has been in vogue and for some reason I try to stay away from things that I feel EVERYONE is doing…I like venturing outside the fold!) but I figured I had to try it once.

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I started with two coats of my lightest orange polish, Wet n’ Wild Sunny Side Up. It’s pretty!

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I then added a gradient using a slightly darker but shimmery orange, and stamped over it with BM-223. I rather like how it turned out!

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I messed up one corner of my nail while the top coat was still wet, so I had to go over it in black again and it came out too dark. Oops! I still like the design though. Maybe I will do tiger again!

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Colors

  • Orange: Wet n’ Wild – Sunny Side Up
  • Dark Orange: Sinful Colors – Courtney Orange
  • Black: Julie G – Black Sheep

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Hope you enjoyed, and don’t forget to check out the rest of the awesome orange nail art!

Comments on: "Day 2: Orange (Tyger Tyger)" (7)

  1. I did tiger stripes too! At first looking at yours I was trying to figure out how you got such thin lines. Then I saw it was a stamp and that made me feel better :). It looks great!

  2. ahhhhh I love the 31 day challenge! Some day I am going to do it – it’s so cool! I love your orange tiger nails today 🙂

  3. Meee-yow!

  4. […] while ago I did some pretty cool tiger nails and some pretty awful snow leopard nails. Both of them were inspired by Lacquerish and her magnetic […]

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