Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Mixed Dots Mani (Inspired By My Stamping Plate Holder)

Good morning!

Today's nail art design is the one that I had planned to do last week but ran out of time, so I ended up with my bright pink and yellow cheetah design. This time I allotted myself a lot of time to paint my nails so I was able to complete my vision!

This design was inspired by the photo album that I use to hold all of my stamping plates. I've always been intrigued by the pattern but I've never wanted to take on that many stripes. So, I decided to switch it up a bit and change the stripes to a more manageable design - dots!

I chose colours that matched the pattern on the book and where the stripes are larger, I made larger dots, where they're small, I made small dots, etc. I like how it turned out and maybe one day I'll take on the actual pattern of all the stripes.

Enjoy!




Products:
CND Stickey Base Coat
China Glaze - White on White (base)
China Glaze - Breakin' (orange dots)
Illamasqua - Purity (light orange dots)
OPI - Kiss Me on the Tulips (pink dots)
OPI - Rumple's Wiggin' (light purple dots)
OPI - Funky Dunkey (purple dots)
Zoya - Robyn (blue dots)
China Glaze - Re-fresh Mint (light green dots)
China Glaze - Gaga for Green (green dots)
China Glaze - Lemon Fizz (yellow dots)
Seche Vite Top Coat

17 comments:

  1. Aww it looks so cute!
    By the way, your nails look amazing! Nailtastrophes are nothing when you do such beautiful manis like that!
    And they look cute short!

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  2. It's always funny the random stuff that inspires us crazy nail gals!

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  3. Cute.. I like the idea of mixing different sizes of dots

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  4. I always have such a hard time doing a simple, clean, dotting look like this. I get carried away.

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  5. OH I love this one! So cute, yet so simple too. Thank you for sharing!

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  6. The album I use to hold my plates are also polka dotted! Thanks for the idea! :) Your mani is super cute as always!!

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  7. I adore this! I want it on my nails right now! Will you come over and do mine?

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  8. I love this! I pinned you on pinterest and It's getting repinned like crazy, so it looks like everyone loves this :) Great Blog! I'm a new follower.

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  9. So simple and striking, I love it!!! <3 <3

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  10. Oh I love this as someone else said it looks very simple and not too complicated but still looks amazing! xx

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