NOTD – Gold, Glitz & Print

Hi all, how are you today? I’m getting quite excited about next week now. Me and the other half are off to London to watch the Glee concert, cannot wait! I just read that Puck is singing ‘Fat Bottomed Girls’ that will of course be dedicated to me haha!

When we went out on Saturday we had a black and gold theme, this is how I did my nails for the theme…

messy right hand as always!

I started with a coat of Avon strong results as my nails are so weak lately, this actually seemed to work quite well as a base coat as I had no traces of colour left after removing. I then used two coats of 17 Sphinx. When that had dried I used my Eyeko eyeliner to draw on the ‘c’ shapes and then used my dotting tool to add the glitter between the ‘c’ shapes. This was surprisingly easy to do and I am very pleased with the result. I finished with two layers of my top coat (can’t remember which one I used!).

What do you think of it? I love the glitter bits 🙂 I think I’m going to attempt a rainbow leopard print effect for my trip to London next week.

17 Comments

  1. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    This looks amazing!! Cant believe how gold your Sphinx looks, mines not as bold as that 🙁 bought the Models Own nail art pen last night so might give this a whirl over the weekend 🙂

    xoxo

  2. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    LOVE these!!! i could never do this myself.. xx

  3. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    I love them been so lazy with mine of late

  4. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    That was only two coats, the glitter seemed to bring the gold out. If you do attempt it be sure to let me know xx

  5. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    Thank you 🙂 Its surprisingly easy! I never thought I'd be able to do it either! x

  6. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    aw i love it, i'm a bit squiffy with my left hand too…i mean painting my left hand. sucks. love the gold idea! what are you coming to london for? xx

  7. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    aw i love it, i'm a bit squiffy with my left hand too…i mean painting my left hand. sucks. love the gold idea! what are you coming to london for? xx

  8. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    I am lazy with mine too, it was my first night out in ages though so I actually made an effort with myself for once haha xx

  9. December 28, 2011 / 11:27 pm

    It certainly does suck! If anyone asks to look at my nails I always show the left hand!
    We're watching the Glee concert at the O2 arena on Tuesday, staying over night xx

  10. December 28, 2011 / 11:28 pm

    Thanks hun 🙂 Such an easy look to create too xx

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