Sunday, April 10, 2011

Nails of the Day - Ice Cream Sundaes

Hey guys!

Today I have a mani that was inspired by a fellow Newfoundlander's recent ice cream nail art. She does a lot of freehand nail art which I really respect and she's very good at it. Here's her design that inspired me:

(Photo posted with her permission)

And here's a link to her tumblr account so that you can check out her other awesome designs.

I loved the concept but I didn't want to just copy the design so to make it my own, I decided to make the ice cream into ice cream sundaes! I added stripes to make it look like the ice cream was dripping out of a glass and I also decided to add a stem to the cherries to add to the theme of ice cream sundaes. Unfortunately, the design would only work if I faced the glasses inwards (towards me) as opposed to outwards which is not how I usually like to execute my designs. However, I'm still very happy with it how it turned out!

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Products:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
China Glaze - Light as Air (base on thumbs)
OPI - Do You Lilac It? (stripes on thumbs)
China Glaze - Re-Fresh Mint (base on index fingers)
Nicole by OPI - My Lifesaver (stripes on index fingers)
China Glaze - Something Sweet (base on middle fingers)
Color Club - Unnamed medium pink (stripes on middle fingers)
China Glaze - Lemon Fizz (base on ring fingers)
Orly - Spark (stripes on ring fingers)
Color Club - Take Me To You Chateau (base on pinky fingers)
Nicole by OPI - "Baby" Blue (stripes on pinky fingers)
OPI - Alpine Snow (dripping ice cream)
Orly - Rock-On Red (cherries)
OPI - Black Onyx (cherry stems)
Seche Vite Top Coat

14 comments:

  1. i love it!! thats awesome, i really wish i could do nail art but my job just isnt ideal for it.

    Fabby! xx

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  2. awww cute! I wish I had such a steady hand!

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  3. *blushes* Thanks for the shout out, Kayla! Yours turned out absolutely amazing, as usual!

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  4. Sooo cute ^_^
    I have to try sundae nails some day :)

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  5. I want to eat your nails lol! It must've of took a lot of patience. The outcome is amazing.

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  6. that makes me want ice cream. they look delish!!

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  7. Aww Kayla I LOVE this mani!! It's so cute...might just have to wear this at the salon this week :D

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  8. Thanks so much everyone!

    UrbanelyDecayed: I'd love to see it! Be sure to post pics!

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