Saturday, 9 February 2013

Then and Now: Week 11

Hey everyone! Another 'Then and Now' post today. I dont know what I'm going to do when I run out of old designs because reading through the comments of the giveaway you all seem to love these posts, I was thinking about perhaps going through some old designs that I have on my Tumblr which I'm not really happy with or the photographing isn't great, is that something you would be interested in? I still have about 10 or 11 posts left before we get to that but I thought I'd ask you all.

Today's post makes a nice change from all the valentines posts I've been spamming you with (and there are a few more to come yet) as it's just dots. I quite like this idea and I've been meaning to redo it for a while, even before I started the Then and Now posts because as you'll see from the 'then' picture I didn't even manage to keep the whole hand complete. As always the 'then' post will be after the jump.





Originally everything was done with a dotting tool, and I tried to do that again here but miserably failed on the big dots so I instead chose to use a brush for the bigger dots and a dotting tool for the smaller dots on the red. The red is Essie - Snap Happy and the blue is Barry M - Turquoise. The white is Essie - Blanc, the pink is an unnamed pink from a boots set, and the purple is an unnamed no 7 (lost the label), all topped off with 2 coats of Seche Vite. The original blue was Barry M - Blueberry which I still have but couldn't seem to find.


What do you think? Let me know in the comments!
Alice

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12 comments:

  1. I love the red and white it's so perfect!

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  2. Eek, it's so cute! I love dots.

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  3. Yes, I love these posts SO much! Please do use your tumblr designs to keep them going as long as possible! This one, just like all the others, is fantastic!

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  4. Hi, I love your designs! I don't know very much about nail art. Are these painted on false nails or on the actual nail? Thanks.

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    1. These are on my actual nails :) it's okay! Thankyou so much

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  5. AS long as you don't mind putting the Tumblr ones up you definitely should, it's really nice seeing how you've progressed and how the designs change when you've had a bit more experience. I really like this one too, very fun!

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  6. What a fun and colorful manicure! Your photography has definitely improved and I really love the color combination.

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  7. Progress is such a lovely thiing to see! :D
    Both in technique and photography, you've come a long way! It gives hope for the rest of us - haha :D
    Love these posts, btw! Thank you so much! *

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  8. I love it, its like dotted nails with a makeover <3 :D

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  9. This is an awesome idea for posts, I love it! And this design is utterly cute:))

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