Saturday, April 27, 2013

Untried Challenge Number 3: Three Colors

Hey everyone. Today's mani has got me super bummed. There is so much polish on my nails it looks like I've got short, stubby acrylics! But I decided to go with it anyway. Can't have everything right, can we. =(

This challenge is to use 3 untried colors. I also decided to do another design I've never done. Clouds!!!

My apologies to those with brighter/ higher contrast monitors. The pink looks great on my lappie, and my phone, but is REALLY blinding at work. Hope it looks ok for you! =)

 This is Orly Fowl Play, China Glaze Pink-ie Promise, and Venique Sugar on Hi-Platforms. The Fowl Play was the WORST idea for a base. It looks so darn good in the bottle, but is far too sheer. I had to have 3 coats minimum for it to be opaque enough. That with the two other colors for clouds. I should have stopped while I was ahead, but eh. You can see in the pics how much polish is on my sad little nails. =(

BUT, The design is just fine, and the colors(mostly) are lovely. Are you digging that bright pink? Stay tuned for some more Venique swatches from the Sweet Little Addictions collection!!!

(Wow, look, I'm not even complaining about my pics today! =D)
((Even though I really could be...))|

Don't forget to check out the other ladies participating in this challenge!
Masha at Lost In Lacquer
Raine at Lacquer Lily
Amy at Fancy Side
Sam at Polished Art
Lizajane at Organic Neglect
Blueberry Pie at Blueberry Nails
Kristina at Lacquer Fetish

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At April 27, 2013 at 12:30 PM , Blogger Liesl said...

Fowl Play is kind of a jerk, but what a cool idea to pair ot with that neon pink! I love this, such an original duo!

At April 27, 2013 at 1:02 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

Fowl Play does best over a black base. It looks really awesome and the black gives it the dark color that it needs underneath.

I think your clouds and colors are so pretty. Great job!!

At April 27, 2013 at 1:39 PM , Blogger Masha said...

For what it's worth, Fowl Play looks really great! And your clouds are perfect!

At April 27, 2013 at 4:23 PM , Blogger Amanda said...

Am I the only one who can't do this design? I envy you! It's so cute.

At April 28, 2013 at 4:17 AM , Blogger Sam said...

Fowl Play's lovely - I'd happily apply seven coats if need be, if I could only get my hands on a bottle lol. Your cloud design looks great, I found it much harder than it looks when I had a go at it!

At April 28, 2013 at 2:10 PM , Blogger Missy M (Gnarly Gnails) said...

Very cute! I love that hot hot pink!

At April 28, 2013 at 6:02 PM , Blogger JFloColman said...

i think this came out really nice! i love fowl play!

At April 29, 2013 at 4:47 AM , Blogger Bunny Nails said...

I've used Orly's Fowl Play before such a nice nail polish. I love the nail art too ♥

At May 3, 2013 at 12:45 AM , Blogger Raine said...

Super cute! I love how much the pink cloud stands out! I think is so much fun!


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