29 Apr 2014

Tri Polish Tuesdays - April's Glitter Bomb!

Hello everyone! Today is the last day using April's Tri Polish Challenge colours of yellow, pink and blue. I've already done a couple of manis including all three colours so I settled for two today.

I decided that a ton of glitter with some negative space was the way forward (obviously!), so I freehanded sections of Orly Pink Waterfall and OPI Can't Find My Czechbook (you can probably tell fro my choice of polish that glitter wasn't originally in the plan - I wouldn't normally use Orly or OPI as base colours for glitter!). I outlined the sections in black and sat back thinking it just needed a little bit of something extra. I decided that was a coat of L-A Glitter Nails Peacock over the OPI. The I sat back again and decided that it needed some L-A Glitter Nails Grape over the Orly. Once I'd done that I was happy (mostly because there was nowhere else for me to add glitter!), and finished with Seche Vite.





Here's a quick pic before I added the Grape glitter:


So that wraps up the April installment of the Tri Polish Challenge. The colours for May are red, green and purple, so there's a whole new palette to play with kicking off next Tuesday!

Sam xx


11 comments:

  1. OMG, this design is unique and very original. love everything about it! I've browsed a little bit your blog and you have great designs!

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    1. Thank you so much! Glad you liked it :D

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  2. Oh is so sparkley! My brain keeps trying to make the negative space into letters though! Optical illusion or tired brain? You be the judge.

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    1. Hahaha! I used to do that in my tattoo work - to the point where my OH thinks I've put something rude in one of his... ;)

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    1. Thank you Hannah! Its so easy to do, but with a bit of glitter, its seems to take on a life of its own! :D

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  4. Gorgeous! Love your fluid art and the use of negative space!

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  5. Those glitters are gorgeous!

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  6. Love this design, the whole look is very cohesive. Great job!

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