Okay, I'm late again. Later than before. I've gotta hurry this post up!
The theme for today is Inspired By A Tutorial.
I decided to copy from my friend Laurie @ Dressed Up Digits, and recreate the same mani she did today. I saw it and I just loved it!
Tada! Herringbone print!
It looks ultra complicated, right? But it actually isn't, because it's just a stamp plus a few added lines.
This look comes from Miss 80 Million on YouTube. Click here for the tutorial.
You start by using the chevron stamp from Bundle Monster BM-201, and then using a striper, you add the vertical lines.
I used OPI - Gargantuan Green Grape - Matte as my base color.
I really like the color of this polish, but I'm still not sure how I feel about flat matte polishes.
This is a bit brighter than the original Gargantuan Green Grape and it's practically a matte-dupe for Color Club's Twiggie.
I used Konad Special Black for the stamping and an It's So Easy Stripe Rite for the striping.
I noticed that my striper polish dried matte as well, and stamping usually turns out mostly matte, so I decided to just skip the topcoat and leave this one matte!
(Plus I'm sure I would have smeared the hell out of it! Haha!)
I'll probably add topcoat tomorrow before I take it off just to see what it looks like.
Tomorrow is the LAST DAY! It's good that it is ending now because I am really burned out. As you can tell by the three last-minute posts I did this week. Haha! I'm just too busy for changing my nails every day now.
I can't wait to enjoy a manicure for a few days!