Creative musings in bright colors

Wine and Silver Dangles

This begins my quest for the nail art to wear to my wedding! I figured I do in fact want to wear a burgundy (to match the bridesmaids dresses and the calla lilies), but I don’t know what to DO about this purple! My first attempt was a chandelier-type nail art, the likes of which I have done many times in the past.

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Honestly, I don’t like how these colors go together. When I tested them on my mat they looked good, but the purple-nude is just not right with the reddish purple! If I had a very soft off-white nude (aka the color of my dress) I think that would make a much better base. But, alas! This is all I have.

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I still LOVE this pattern. But I don’t really think I want to wear this to my own wedding! It is also the only pattern I currently have with any type of a half moon design, so I am posting it for “half moon” day.

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What’s more, in direct light the colors pop and the purple is vibrant…and in the shade (aka indoors) the purple looks a little like mud brown! Sad.

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Colors
~ Nude: Zoya – Rue
~ Silver holo: Color Club – Harp On It
~ Purple: Zoya – Valerie

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The other thing this means is that you guys get to see a LOT of purple-based manis coming up. I am also open to suggestions…it is going to be a super weird wedding with Star Wars and Disney music, being held in a science museum! The ceremony is in a planetarium😀 If you guys can think of something fun and quirky that I should try, let me know!

Comments on: "Wine and Silver Dangles" (2)

  1. The n/a design looks great with variety of size areas, good color combo and interesting design decoration!! I would recommend wearing something that picks up one of the colors🙂

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