Happy Friday! It’s the end of May folks! Can you believe it? I sure can’t. I am not sure what is going on with me but I am such a weird week. I am feeling very meh and miserable. I am avoiding social media like the plague. I hope I snap out of it soon because I am now starting to annoy myself 😛 Anyway, on to the nails!
When I first saw Essence – Once upon a time it reminded me of bronzed baby shows and antiqued goodies. I immediately had this idea in my head and even though I don’t think my execution was perfect, it’s not too bad. Let me show you.
I started with 2 coats of Essence – Purple sugar on my pinky, ring and middle and left that to dry. I then painted 2 coats of Essence – Once upon a time on my index and thumb. Once it was all completely dry I started with my striping tape. I did the whole nail on my pinky and ring fingers with striping tape and only half of my middle. I then painted Essence – Once upon a time over it and removed the tape immediately. I then (tried) made the roses on my index using Essence – Purple sugar and Essence – Ultimate pink and made the leaves using Essence – The green and the grunge and a small brush. Topcoat and you’re done.
What do you think? I didn’t LOVE this but as usual, I got a few compliments on it. I like the unusual colour of Once upon a time and the combination with Purple sugar. My roses could do with some work though 😉
Thanks for reading,
I still really need Once Upon a Time! This looks amazing!!!
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Thanks so much Kerry. I kinda love Once upon a time 😉
I can’t believe the year is nearly half over, either.
I like the color combo on this a lot and think you are being too hard on yourself about the roses.
Hope you feel better!
It’s absolutely insane. When did time fly so much!
Thanks so much. Yes I think I am starting to get out of my funk! 😉
I think these turned out beautifully. You don’t give yourself enough credit x
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Thank you so much.
Mesa likes! I like the middle finger the most though. That’s the bomb for me
Thanks so much V. I also like that. I think I should’ve done that on the ring as well. 🙂