Sunday, 12 January 2014

Vintage roses and gold


Hi everyone!

I did a manicure with a vintage feel to it, as you can see.
I'm very happy with today's design, I love it a lot! So a warning, there are a lot of pictures in this blogpost! :)

For this design, I combined the gorgeous designs by two other nail artists: this one by Paulina's Passions and this one by On Wednesdays, We Wear Polish. Pretty designs, right?

The colours I used are:
Miss Minty - Gosh
Goldfinger - Catrice
Soft Rose - Nivea
Rose Libertine - Rimmel London
FM1 - D'Orleac
Nr. 15 - Hema
Ate Berries in the Canaries - OPI

 I made this design using the techniques the other artists' describe in their blogpost.
For the vintage mint green-gold design, I first painted my nails with two layers of Miss Minty, and when that was dry I painted over one coat of Goldfinger.
I then immediately dabbed on it with a crinkled ball of saran wrap. Finish with shiny topcoat!


For the roses, I also just followed the tutorial by Paulina's Passions. 
I first painted my nails with Miss Minty, and then I put some light pink circles on it. Then I used some darker pink polishes to create the flower shape. 
I also added some dark green leaves. Finally, I also added some gold polish onto the flowers, to make them sparkle pretty and match the other nails even more. 

 

I'm absolutely super pleased with how lovely this manicure turned out. I think it looks very sweet, and it makes me smile every time I look at my nails :)


To end, here's another picture of the entire thing, with my thumb also in the shot since I love the roses I did on my thumb:


What do you think? :)
Thanks for reading!

8 comments:

E. said...

Roses are beautiful! I love your rings:)

Robin said...

Thank you! I think my rings go great with this design haha :)

Lucy (the Nail Snail) said...

These look beautiful! I love the look of the saran wrap technique with the gold polish, I'll have to try that soon! Your roses look gorgeous :) (Paulina's Passions is like the goddess of roses haha)

Robin said...

Thank you! :) I know right, she makes the prettiest roses ever!

Julia said...

I love the roses in combination with the gold polish !! :)
Thanks for sharing this beautiful manicure with us!!
Xx julia

Robin said...

Thank you so much for the kind words! :)

la gazelle nails said...

I really like the color combination! Very elegant!

Robin said...

Thank you! :)

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