Greetings, dear readers! This week has flown by, even with the small break for Christmas. Also, I can't believe there are only a few days left in 2017! While I'm never really one for resolutions, I am making a list of goals for myself and my blog for this next year. One of my biggest goals is to have more nail art on my blog. This has been something I've missed a lot lately and have been wanting to do for quite some time now. I decided to join a weekly nail art challenge, and while I may miss some of the prompts, either due to timing or having issues with inspiration, I am hoping to stick close to it for as long as I enjoy it. That said, let's jump in on my latest nail art look this evening!
My days starts early between getting my kids to their preschool/daycare programs and getting to work. As a result of this, I had the pleasure of experiencing some of the most beautifully coloured sunrises recently. From the purple-hued clouds to the vibrant coral sunrises, I knew I just had to get those colours on my nails! These are colours I probably never would have paired together on my own accord, but nature was certainly inspiring! While I opted to deviate from a fluffy cloud design that fully captured the look of the sunrises, my nail art design still captures the colour scheme and elements from them perfectly.
To create this look, I started off by applying a single coat of Zoya Nail Polish Nadia. While I wanted some bare nail peeking through, I didn't want a true negative space look. After applying a layer of Ellagee Polish Lickity Split Latex-Free Mani Mask around my nails and cuticles, I used Zoya polish in the shade Danielle to stamp an image from the Pueen Fairytale Lover 01 onto my nails.
To finish the look, I used chevron nail vinyls from Calm Your Tips since I can't paint a straight line to save my life and added Zoya nail polish in the shade Solstice on the lower half of my nails. I sealed everything in with top coat and voila!
While I admittedly don't love this design, this was still a fun nail art look for me to create. It challenged me to think outside my normal colour pairing scheme, and I am thankful for that! I also have to note I was amazed with just how well Danielle stamped, especially for not being a true stamping polish in the first place! I was fully prepared to have to work on the stamping to get it to work, and I was pleasantly surprised to see it stamp just as readily as those designed for it. And for the record, my heart belongs to Solstice! This shade seems a little out of place for the season, but I love it so much and don't care about that!
What do you think of this design? Would you normally pair these colours together? Do you have any specific goals or resolutions for next year? I'd love to hear from you!
Until next time, dear readers, have a wonderful evening!
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