Saturday, 1 December 2012

Then and Now: Week 4

Hey everyone! Here is week 4 of my then and now 'challenge'. You'll find this completely different to any christmas manis you're going to be seeing on the 1st of December because this is completely and utterly summery. (oops!) As I mentioned last week I've decided to add certain things to these nails because some are a bit too simple, and as you'll see with these nails I've adapted the roses. More after the jump!

Originally these nails would have been done all with a dotting tool and all with nail varnish but this time I used a brush for the roses and acrylic paint, and I used nail varnish and a dotting tool for the polka dots. Both times I used a base of Barry M - Matt White

Let me know what you think in the comments! Alice


  1. Those spots are GORGEOUS. I absolutely love them. THey're so cheerful and happy and lovely. I really want to try those now.

  2. i love these! the color combo is so happy and the dots are adorable. the roses are also on point!

  3. Such a fun mani ^_^ ! I'll have to try it out as soon as I get the chance.

  4. I love seeing comparisons. The nails look a lot better - and you clearly have learnt how to take better photos :O They look awesome!

  5. I love the layered spots, they look incredible! x

  6. Hello from a fellow Yorkshire lass!!
    This Mani is quite possibly the prettiest I've ever seen,
    it certainly brightened up my wet and dull Monday morning!!

  7. I love it! It's so colorful.

  8. I love this mani, and the comparisons are so cool! I can't wait to do this in a year or so when I finally get good enough to compare to what I'm doing now! Eep!

  9. These look great ! Love the colour combination for the dots !

  10. This recreation is my fav out of the ones you've done so far!

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  13. How did you get the dots almost transparent??

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