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January 17, 2013
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Ok first? The big excitement of the day: THE SUN CAME BACK! Holy moly where you been all year fella?!  It came out shortly after dawn and I was almost tempted to switch courses and throw some massive glitter on this mani, but stayed the course instead… It’s simple, but I like the effect.  I started with a two coat base of China Glaze Want My Bawdy — after the first layer I was sure it was going to be more purple than it looked in the bottle, but the second pass proved it’s a mostly blue number with some hints of purple shine.  Really lovely, I’m glad it’s in my collection.  With that dry, I added some sun/moon circles (could be either, won’t say which one I was thinking of!) and a few chunky corona lines around them for effect in white, yellow and orange paint with some gold glitter paint on top.  Like I said, I’m into this mani; it’s not overly complicated or precise, but I like the retro-bold lines and the way the sun/moon sort of rises and falls from one side of the hand to the other.

 sun nail art

China Glaze Want My Bawdy

moon nail art

blue nail art

Now you’ll have to excuse me, I’ve got a ton of work to knock out before I give myself permission to go ride around in the sun — expecting to see a lot of other folks out at the park today too!

One Response

  1. nail crazy says:

    hope you’ll enjoy that sun :D

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