Thursday, August 14, 2014
GOT white base
For today's Golden Oldie challenge, I was supposed to do something over a white base. I use white all the time. I have lots of whites. I didn't feel like any of my whites were unloved enough to choose for this, so I picked an off-white that has been sitting on my desk - unable to put it away, but still doesn't get used all that often; OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls.
When I saw the nail art that Nik@Nails did for Geniabeme, I knew I had to try it - it's so cool. I did my best, but I picked slightly different colors, and all 'golden oldies' from my stash.
For the tape manicure, I started it with PeriPera P027, a metallic golden-bluish-green. For the glitter accent, I chose Literary Lacquers An Honest Puck, for the matching green glitters.
On my index and pinky fingers, I did a gradient with the Peripera and Wet 'n Wild Black Creme. I love how that turned out!
I finished the striping tape nails with a stripe of Literary Lacquers An Honest Puck, and some of the Wet 'n Wild Black.
I never would have come up with this pattern on my own, but I felt compelled to do a version of it. It's such a cool melange of colors and patterns.
Bottle shot: OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls, PeriPera P027, Literary Lacquers An Honest Puck, and Wet 'n Wild Black Creme.
Isn't that Peripera bottle with the cat topper the coolest? I love interesting polish bottles.
Have you ever seen another's art or makeup or fashion look and felt compelled to do your own take on it as an homage?