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August 27, 2011
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I have to do something with a sunrise one of these days, but the purple gradient of sunset is soooooo pretty it’s hard to say no.  The base is the ever-shimmery dark purple of Color Club Alias; once that dried I went in for a single sponge round of (in order) Kleancolor Pearl Pink, China Glaze Strawberry Fields, Borghese Aurora Sunset and Color Club Psychedelic Scene til the tips were glowing.  Then I used the Art Club Black striper to draw in some tall brokedown trees and it felt a little bayou-y.  Great, now I’m gonna run around saying bayou-ey-you-ey-you for the rest of the day (yes, I’m really like 6 years old or something).

Color Club Alias

sunset nail polish

sunset nails

tree nail art

24 Responses

  1. Olivia C. says:

    This is so pretty! I would never be able to do this on my nails. You are so creative & talented! :)

  2. Kejal says:

    I love your manis!!! Always soo pretty

  3. the nerd says:

    Thank you ladies! :D

  4. Katie says:

    Beautiful! Love the color combination!

  5. This looks wonderful! I love it!

  6. Hannah says:

    Okay, now THAT is creative! I could tell what it was right away. I’m soo doing this for the fall! Great alternative to just plain orange with black shatter…Thanks for this!

  7. Brie nails says:

    Omg! Wow! You’re really amazing!! You have so much talent girl!

  8. OMGGGG dying!
    i have a huge painting like this in my room, cept its all black/white/gray!
    amazing(;

    <3 BB

  9. Gottwinkies says:

    I LOVE the purple gradient in there with the other sunset colors….Beautiful! That would be a pretty good one for halloween also!

  10. Kellyta says:

    Amazing! Love this mani, you have so much talent! =D

  11. Fingers says:

    This really is amazing

  12. Shaina says:

    So beautiful! I’m going to have to try this.

  13. Ruxi says:

    Just discovered your site and I love your work!! This mani in particular is my favourite!

  14. Aithne says:

    I love this and hope to try it. I think the only thing i would add to it is dotting a couple of the nails with a glow in the dark polish for fire flys!

  15. Kelly says:

    So pretty!! For some reason I thought you sponged on top of a crackle polish but then I realized that the black part were trees lol….. love the colors!! :)

  16. Mooni says:

    This is simply amazing !!!! I love the idea of this and the result is even better !!!! It’s too perfect !!!!!

  17. Alice Palace says:

    WOW this is absolutely amazing! I’m so tempted to try it- my nails aren’t as lovely and long as yours though so I doubt it would have the same effect!

  18. Erica says:

    I love these… I may have to try them soon. i’ve been waiting to try sponging :)

  19. Maria says:

    Absolutely amazing – I love them – and am SO going to copy them one day :)

  20. Cher M says:

    This is gorgeous! I’m so going to need to recreate this!

  21. the nerd says:

    Thanks ladies! Give it a shot — this one really isn’t that difficult, I think it’s the number of colors in the sponging that make it look trickier than it is. The trees are silly-easy.

  22. Nevelii says:

    LOVE. That is all.

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