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33DC Day 18: Featuring 2 Patterns

Day 18 of the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts 33 Day Challenge calls for a manicure featuring two patterns.

I was going to do dots and stripes, but it kind of evolved into dotted flowers and stripes instead when I saw this post and wanted to copy the flowers.

I started off with a base of OPI My Vampire Is Buff on all nails and then dotted on the flower petals using SpaRitual From The Heart, which is a rich burgundy, and Ciaté Pocket Money, which is a medium brown, sort of peachy-leaning colour, which is not at all unlike the colour of plasticine. I dotted the flower centres using Pocket Money, My Vampire is Buff and W7 Black.

I didn’t add the stalks of the flowers as per the post that originally inspired them. Instead I decided to use dots to join them together to make it look more abstract.

For the other fingers I used tape to block off the lines and painted in between.

Flowers and stripes nails
Day 18: Mani featuring 2 patterns – flowers and stripes using OPI My Vampire Is Buff, Ciaté Pocket Money, SpaRitual From The Heart and W7 Black

I really love this look – especially the flowers – and will probably try it out with some other colour combinations.

The next prompt calls for me to copy someone’s tutorial. I have something in mind that if I go with it means more flowers next time too!

Crumpet's Nail Tarts 33DC

 

For this manicure I’ve used:
  • Base colour: two coats of OPI My Vampire Is Buff
  • Detail colours:SpaRitual From the Heart, Ciaté Pocket Money, OPI My Vampire Is Buff, W7 Black
  • Top coat: Glisten & Glow HK Girl

 

Have a look at what everyone else doing the challenge has come up with:

 

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Comments

Claire Kerr
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Thank you – I’m really pleased with how it came out too.

Helena
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Really really nice patterns! Love the flowers.

Delphi Michaels
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Very pretty! I love the small dots connecting the flowers. May I ask how you found the blog that had the picture that inspired you?

Claire Kerr
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I’m not sure how I found it exactly. I know I started by googling for images of “Autumn flowers nails” but the ones in this manicure are blue so I must have just searched for something like “dotted flowers nails”.

Brethil Ebontree
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Those flowers are great, I love the dots linking them together! Awesome mani!

Cristina Santos
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It turned out gorgeous Claire! <3 I may have to copy or be inspired by your flowers *_* Great choice of colors too! 🙂 Kisses,

Cristina

Josephine
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This is such a lovely manicure! Looks perfect!

Nati
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What a lovely mani, Claire, I specially love the colours you chose, everything goes very well together 🙂

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