Creative musings in bright colors

Day 21: Color (Pink Patchwork)

I have been wracking my brain on ways to use lots of my new Nabi 3D holo polishes, and I decided to delve into my “nail ideas” folder. This  beautiful mani by Raggio di Luna jumped out at me! I had to recreate it (finally…its been months), but decided on a pink and purple palette to fit today’s 31 Day Challenge theme.

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The base polish color here is Cinnahon, a pale pinkish orange. It has a very strong linear holo effect, with visible rainbows even in indoor lighting. Two coats for opacity.

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Against the pale pink, it is very clear just how hot pink the hot pink polish is! I also love both the purples. Surprisingly shiny, and easy to work with.

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I added the lines and dots from Raggio di Luna’s concept, because I think they make it look like a stitched quilt! Hence the title of this mani.

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Again, there is no topcoat as I only own a quick dry coat and I wanted to preserve the holo-ness.

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Colors (they are oh so original….)

  • Light pink: Nabi – Cinnahon
  • Hot pink: Nabi – Hot Pink
  • Purple: Nabi – Purple
  • Dark purple: Nabi – Dark Purple
  • Black: Julie G – Black Sheep

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Hope you enjoyed todays holographic patchwork goodness! Even if it was incredibly girly 🙂 and don’t forget to check out what other colors have inspired people’s manis today!

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Comments on: "Day 21: Color (Pink Patchwork)" (20)

  1. Oh my gosh I love this! 🙂

  2. This is so cute!!!

  3. Love love love this 🙂 so pretty & elegant 😀

  4. Omg the colours are gorgeous 🙂

  5. Nice! Great inspiration!

  6. oooh the black added on really makes it pop

  7. You are so talented, all of your designs on your blog are really amazing 😀

  8. […] final mani is one of my favorites, although last time I did this mani I used shades of pink and purple! I initially started out with black outlines (one […]

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