All the lovely ladies who take part in the Theme Buffet have been posting manis for Scarlett all week and she has been beyond excited to look through them all and read all the posts. To get fully involved Scarlett chose the pattern and polishes for the nails I painted and then asked if she could also paint mine, so this is a blog post with two authors - one 30-something, the other 8 (proudly displaying her own watermark!) :)
Starting with mine (age before beauty and all that!). Scarlett adores all my glitters from L-A Glitter Nails so she picked out five (yes five!) of her favourites and asked for a wavy, stripy creation, so I freehanded sections of Apple, Peacock, Sapphire, Grape and Eggplant which I then separated with fine lines of black acrylic paint (black polish would've looked too "lumpy" over the glitter) and finished with two coats of Seche Vite for a smooth and shiny finish.
Next up is the birthday girl (in her own words):
Hello everyone! I am Scarlett, I am going to tell step by step how I did my mum's
nails the other day.
First I painted a bright yellow Models Own (called lemon meringue), then I waited for it to dry.
Next I painted some thick dots in barryM purple (called blackberry).
Next I did the same thing in green, but with a thinner dotter.
Last of all I surprisingly found out that I wanted to get the thin dotter and use another barryM but this time it was a pink one called grapefuit.
That is the end of my talk and thank you everyone for my fabulous birthday nails I love them all lots and lots! Now I will hand you back over to my mum.
I hope you like Scarlett's birthday nails from both of us! The buffet theme for next week is Galaxies, which is another one of my favourites. In the meantime, I just have to get through this weekend and an overly ambitious party theme (because hiring a choreographer and taking advantage of the fact that your husband is a music video director and shooting a pop video with a bunch of 8 year olds seems like a really good idea at first!). She is also insisting that I recreate my glitter bomb on my own nails for her party just to add to the totally unstressful few days that I have ahead! :D
Sam (and Scarlett xx) xx