Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Triangle Mix and Match Nail Art


Today I have some nail art to share with you that I'm very very happy with!

I've wanted to do something with triangles for a long time, inspired by various favorite nail artists of mine such as Lindsay at Wondrously Polished and Camille at Pshiiit. So I painted my nails with my new Essie Midnight Cami, a metallic black/blue and got to work! 


 When I am trying a new design I often default to favourite colours because I know that if the design doesn't work out- at least I'll enjoy the colours. That's what I did here, using a metallic teal (Sally hansen Xtreme wear in 'The Real Teal') and copper (Essie Penny Talk) for the design. I kind of just winged it and did random triangular designs in the teal and lined everything in the copper. I then did some dots and swirls to take up blank space.

Here is a close up of the thumb- I'm kind of thinking it's the perfect abstract Christmas tree! What do you recon? Should I redo this design on all the nails for Christmas this year?



 Here is the other hand- I did similar, but slightly different designs.....mostly because I screwed up making them the same and decided to run with it!



 Yup lots of pictures.....I like them a lot.


 =D


So what do you think of my triangle mix and match nails?

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Chanfie

xxx

11 comments:

  1. So pretty! I would never be able to do this to my nails.. I can't freehand haha. Awesome :)

    xo Maddy
    Also, I am holding a giveaway if you want to enter. You could win $20 towards your purchase at my indie polish shop (Beyond the Nail). Enter HERE! :)

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    1. hehe I think you just need the right brushes. I have very shaky hands and somehow I seem to manage. Heading over to your blog now to enter!!

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  2. Oh my gosh! Honey, I just died a little... These are fabulous! Not only you managed to pulled it off on both hands, but the colors are amazing :) You are right, choosing right colors is VERY important and you did great. Loving the Christmas tree on your thumb and every other finger :) Just amazing!

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    1. Thanks so much Paulina! It means a lot to me that you like them :)

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  3. eye catching, detailed and so nicely done. Stunning! (:

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