Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The Valentine's Day blehhh

Good morning!

So today's mani did NOT turn out like I had hoped -_- I was working on another Valentine's Day one and it just didn't look anything like it did in my head :( BUT I shall show you all anyways!  It's not particularly bad just not what I wanted.

I saw THIS picture from Google it's from the awesome Leslie of Polish Art Addiction and wanted to do something like it... except it didn't go that way ;)  But take a look!! :) 


Colors used:
- Layla Jade Groove
- Lime Crime Crema de Limon
- Lime Crime Parfait Day
- Lime Crime Lavendairy
- Maybelline Color Show Green With Envy
- NYC Matte Me Crazy










As you can see I was attempting to do a candy heart mani lol! I tried to do the writing too but that failed epically bad! And can someone please tell me why on earth I would mattify the beautifulness that is Layla Jade Groove? Because I'm not very sure why I would do such a thing -_- I suppose going for the whole chalky candy heart look is why but still a Layla holo should NEVER be mattified! Also Maybelline Green With Envy is just too close a color to Layla Jade Groove so you can barely see it...

Welp not every mani can turn out like I want but I will always show them to you guys here no matter how bad ;) And they don't always turn out bad, just not what I expected... sometimes they turn out even better :) 

So what do you guys think? I've got another Valentine's Day mani in the works for you all :)

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14 comments:

  1. I think it looks great. I wish I did more nail art. Hell I wish I did more mani's

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  2. I like it, I think it looks like candy ;)

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  3. I do not know why you are unhappy with them, because I like them very much

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  4. I really like it. as far as i know, Leslie from polish art addiction stamped both the hearts and the text on them, I think you did an awesome job with freehanding those hears and do the text freehanded is just impossible. ;)

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  5. i'm not so crazy about flowers or hearts on my nails (altought i sometimes surprise myself), but love color combo you used here :D

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  6. You're crazy, this looks awesome! :o) I'm hungry for conversation hearts now! Such a cute mani.

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  7. You nailed the candy colors & texture! But I do know what you mean by 'it ain't bad but it ain't good' lol

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  8. I think it looks like candy hearts, it even has a 3D effect!!

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  9. I really love it! The hearts are 3d and look great without little sayings on them

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  10. So cute! The hearts look like you used puff paint!!!

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  11. Oh my gosh, this is totally cute overload!! I love how the candy hearts are raised, so it looks 3D! :-)

    ~ Yun

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  12. I actually like yours even better. I think it came out really cute.

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