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33DC Day 32: shapes

It’s the penultimate day of the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts 33 Day Challenge and today the prompt is shapes.

I was looking back over the manicures I’ve done for this challenge and it was very apparent that I’ve hardly used green or yellow in my manicures. I love yellow, so that surprised me; but I don’t really like green at all, so there was no shock there. I set out to rectify the colour imbalance and picked out some yellows and greens and teamed them with some reds and browns that looked like autumn leaf colours. I thought I’d do some triangles or perhaps some squares like this So Nailicious manicure.

Then I did a complete swerve and decided to use a dark green and mint green combination. It came out of nowhere, but I love it and think it goes really well with the white background.

I used striping tape to mark off the squares, which took me ages. Then I filled in the squares using Barry M Watermelon, a deep teal green, and SpaRitual Delight, a gorgeous mint green. I had to re-do two nails because I hadn’t got the striping tape completely flat and they had ended up looking like trapezoids rather than squares!

Barry M Watermelon SpaRitual Delight green squares
Day 31: shapes – green squares, using Barry M Watermelon and SpaRitual Delight

That’s it – just one manicure left to go. See you Friday when the plan is – at the moment – to recreate someone else’s manicure from the very first challenge.

Crumpet's Nail Tarts 33DC


For this manicure I’ve used:
  • Base colour: two coats of Barry M Matt White
  • Squares: Barry M Watermelon and SpaRitual Delight
  • Top coat: Glisten & Glow HK Girl


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

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SpaRitual Delight was sent to me for review. All views expressed in this post are my own, honest and unbiased opinions.





Honey, this is amazing 😀 The lines are so crisp and I absolutely love the color combo 🙂

Nail Art Novice

These look fab! They remind me of tiles but in a good way-I’d love to have a pattern like this in my kitchen one day!


This looks wonderful! I love the colors together and the clean lines of this mani =) TFS!


WOW!!! This design is awesome!!!


These look great! I love the simplicity of the these and the colours work really well together! 🙂


I need to do this, too Ö_Ö

Brethil Ebontree

Again a simple yet elegant mani. I love the colours you used!