Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Nail Art: Tape mani


This is entirely inspired by a picture I saw on Pinterest. It wasn't executed perfectly, but I like how it came out :) I should have used a different glitter polish, the China Glaze I used was a bit too thick and all the topcoat I had to use caused some bubbling :(


Here are the polishes:

light gray: OPI: French Quarter for Your Thoughts
dark gray: Essie: Power Clutch
black: American Apparel Hassid
Glitter: China Glaze Techno

I used individually cut pieces of tape, which is kind of hard to make uniform when you have huge scissors and a small piece of tape, lol. This manicure did take time and patience because I had to make sure the layer I was putting tape on was totally dry.

Have you done any "Pinterest" manis?

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7 comments:

kittytokaren said...

This is gorgeous!! I love how you kept all the colours similar in tone - really makes the difference in texture stand out! Looks awesome :)

NailNarcotics said...

This is gorgeous. I feel so embarrassed because I posted my nails using tape and it looks like crap compared to yours lol

Jacqui said...

This is absolutely awesome! I love the stripe of glitter!

Contessa said...

I just saw a tutorial on youtube from cutepolish and she made a chevron mani using crafting scissors. Hooray.

lollyflower said...

love the use of the glitter, it stands out so well against the greys!

Niki said...

this is great! love the design!

Floral Perfume said...

I like it! Very pretty!

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