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Renegade

By Styx. This is probably one of my favourite tunes of all time. I am not entirely sure why.. But it is!

Yesterday I had painted my nails purple ala OPI A Grape Fit! And then added black stars on each nail.. Then went off to a hockey game with my lovely mitts on.. When I took them off? The stars were taking bites (seriously) out of the lining in my mitts. I was not impressed. Although I loved how it looked.. I think it would be more suitable for summer as the little stars won't try to nom on everything!!

After I removed the look (sorry, I didn't even snap a photo :\) I decided that I should paint my nails with one of my new polishes.. Sooo.. Grey seemed like a good colour choice to me. Kind of fits my mood as of late. ORLY Mirror, Mirror was selected.. But me being me.. I couldn't just leave my nails as polish without some sort of embellishment..

I went through my nail art folder.. It is huuuuge!! And found this image:




I loved the little floral details.. Reminded me of Old Wallpaper.. So.. Old Wallpaper was born. I also decided to try using acrylic paint and a paintbrush for this.. And I have to say, I absolutely loved this method! I think I will have to buy a set of mini acrylic paints just for my nail art purposes!!

Here are the photos.. I even included a shot of my right hand.. I have to say that using a paintbrush was really weird! I don't have a problem with a polish brush on nails or a paintbrush on canvas, but this one threw me off.. Some practice is needed..


 
 


Luckily I keep looking at my left hand, haha! Not entirely sure why, but I absolutely LOVE this look.

Well, thankies for stopping by - have a wonderful Wednesday!!




  • gildedangel - Thank you! I thought it would be kind of fun.
  • Velvet - Thank you.. I am slowly starting to feel not so terribad! And I think it looks pretty nice as well (:
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