31DC2018: Day 13 – Animal print

Hey guys,

I am so looking forward to the weekend.  Turns out the reason why I have been feeling a little miserable is because there may be some germs festering.  Ugh. I need a nap and a cake 😉

The 31 Day Challenge is usually done in September although you can do it any time of the year.  If you want to find out more information you can find everything you need to know as well as the Inlinkz for the prompts here thanks to Cathy from More Nail Polish.  Here are the prompts you can look forward to

Of course you expected some leopard print for this prompt right? I actually was going to go a different route but this is another idea I wanted to try and I figured I would just take advantage of this prompt.  Let me show you what I did.

31DC2018 Day 13- Animal print31DC2018 Day 13- Animal print

I started with 2 coats of OPI – DS Classic on all my nails and let that dry completely.  I then used my smallest dotting tool and Sinful Colors – Black on black to make freehand leopard print on all my nails.  I topcoated this to let it dry faster and then I used French tip guides vertically on my nails.  I used Sinful Colors – Black on black and removed the guide immediately.  Once the black had dried down a little,  I used a matte topcoat to mattify the black and that was that.

31DC2018 Day 13- Animal print

I was convinced I had a stamp for the small leopard print but I could not find it at ALL when I was looking for it.  It was actually why I had this idea to begin with so I am super confused.  Either way, I quite liked it.  I hope it looks enough like leopard print and that it works like this.  What do you think? In hindsight I probably would’ve done the black matte first and then did the leopard print over the gold and the matte black in glossy black.  I’ll have to try it again.

Don’t forget to follow the #31DC2018 on social media if you want to follow along with the daily prompts OR take a peep at the InLinkz below.

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  1. Tracy

    I am going to put this up as possibly my favourite mani that I have seen you do for this challenge so far. LOVE IT!!!!! And the fact that you did the leopard freehand is AMAZING!

  2. No snake skin? No dragon scales? Not even a peacock feather? 😛
    Of course I expected this and you did great (as expected)!!

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