Creative musings in bright colors

Ice Leaves

Blue and shiny! I really like this manicure, its rather different than what I usually go for! This is another that has been sitting in the vaults. I have at lest 6 back-logged blue manis, but this is probably my favorite so I am showing it now (the others can wait…or I can try and stick them in for other days later in the challenge).

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This design was inspired by Urban Nail Art, you can find her initial design (for which she used non-polish, go figure!) on instagram. Also, this is a great example of make your watermark readable…one of my readers figured out who did the initial design because I couldn’t read the watermark to track it down! It’s also a sad example of why pinterest can be terrible.

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I used too many blues to list, so I won’t bother. Suffice to say there was lots of sponging involved in this! Once the blues were done, I outlined the veins with dark blue and then silver holographic polish.

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This took longer than expected, mostly due to all of the sponging of blues that I did to set the tone for the nail art. The dark blue and silvery holo just made everything better!

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Hope you enjoyed! Purple Day tomorrow is also gonna be awesome…mostly cause of the polish and not the design.

Comments on: "Ice Leaves" (4)

  1. Two of my favourite nail polish words – blue and shiny. Add holo and ya got me baby 😃

  2. Anything with blue and holo wins!🙂
    Also the original you linked to is by Urban Nail Art (who is on Instagram) if that helps, though it is hard to read that watermark.

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