The base is Barry M Indigo, a favourite of mine that has been neglected for way too long. Once that was dry, I added some tiger(ish) print with a striping brush using Max Factor Fantasy Fire, and finished with a coat of Seche Vite.
Here's the beautiful Indigo on its own - it really makes me drool:
So that's the mani that almost made it into the first theme week. Check back tomorrow for the one that did make it through, along with all the other participants' lovely nails :)