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!

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

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

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

  4. 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!

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

  6. 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! *

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

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


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