Thursday, September 20, 2012

Fall into Autumn Challenge: Day 4 - Cloudy Days

Helllooo all! I hope everyone is having a good night, I just got home from work a bit ago and I am exhausted! But I had to say, the giveaways are going great and I wanted to thank everyone for entering - I'm so glad to see so many new followers and I hope you like my blog! And, if you haven't entered yet - be sure to enter my 50 Followers Fall Giveaway AND my 100 Followers Giveaway!

Now, onto tonight's post. It's the 4th day of the FiA Challenge, and today's theme is Cloudy Days, so of course I had to do clouds! I had gotten some new neutral colors lately and I was excited to try them out, and I think they make a good combination for a cloudy day mani.


I used Essie's School of Hard Rocks for a base color on all the nails, then for the clouds I layered Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Silver Sweep and Nina Ultra Pro Ink-ling. For the "rain" on my accent finger, I dabbed on a bit of Wet n Wild Kaleidoscope.

Here's a closer shot:


I'm still working on my cloud-painting technique, but I'm getting better! Here's a picture in the sun :]


Let me know what you think! And don't forget to check out the other ladies participating in the challenge!

Good night :]

Kelly


12 comments:

  1. Oh my god I JUST did my nails with the silver lining xD Great minds think alike!

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    1. Can't wait to see yours Sharra! I bet they are awesome :]

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  2. I LOVE this mani. I've been dying to learn how to do the cloud lines.

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    1. Thank you! I've found it's easier to make the clouds rounded with a smaller brush - the SH Insta-Dri brushes and the Nina Ultra Pro brushes are really too fat for it!

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  3. lool great minds do think alike I did the same type of nails, love your take on it :)

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    1. Haha, awesome! I can't wait to see them :D

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  4. I love your clouds and they are so perfect for fall.

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    1. Thank you! I agree, it has been really cloudy and rainy around here lately so they felt appropriate!

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  5. Your clouds turned out great! I tried to do this once too- I'm sure doing it more often will improve it for both of us, though I think you did better than me :D

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