Sunday, June 20, 2010

Delicate turquoise

I did my nails last weekend. with the intention of making use of my Konad set.

First, used 2-3 coats of China Glaze For Audrey, followed by Seche Vite topcoat.

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Then used OPI Golden Rules! with Konad m73 plate.

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Not sure why, but the colour combined with the pattern reminded me of antique china...anyone else getting that vibe? Or does it remind you of something else?


What I used:

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China Glaze For Audrey
OPI Golden Rules!
Konad m73 plate
Seche Vite top coat


Bonus: Topped with China Glaze Matte Magic topcoat!

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So do you prefer the look shiny or matte? I really liked shiny at first, but after putting on Matte Magic and comparing the two pictures I think matte wins out slightly for me :)

25 comments:

Elsa said...

love the shade of blue on your nails!!!

cute!

rasilla said...

haha. i was just thinking i need that plate! then when I saw the full plate...i realized I already have it -___-;
i did get the antique vibe as well~ its cause of the colour and pattern, just lovely~
ps i like the matte as well~

Silkybow said...

wowow that loooks awesome ! @_@
yeh it does remind me of antique china too hehe

Babybubblz said...

ooh konad! i like the shiny a tad more but the matte is great with this pattern.

❤ Ee Von said...

matte definitely! and yep, i get the antique china vibe too! i think it'll look more china-ish with cream/white and gold patterns.

Askmewhats said...

the combination is gorgeous! I love it!!!

Arianne said...

That looks sooo good! I think matte makes the pattern stand out a little more, so I'll have to vote matte on this one. :)

chantee said...

wow that's beautiful!!! there is defintitely an antique vibe =]

Amy said...

pretty! the matte effect definitely upped the antique vibe.

Big Roar said...

Your nails are super gorgeous! Please do a nail tutorial!!!

Nic Nic said...

I love your nails! it's well done I think. The gold compliments the turquoise perfectly.. I still havent figured how to use mine haha

Liz said...

Yes, it does remind me of antique china, or more precisely, Wedgewood's take on antique china. Very pretty!

I bought a set of Konad plates a while ago and used it a couple of times. I find it hard to stamp the pattern on evenly. Is there a trick to it?

Old Cow said...

WOW WOW OH WOW

I LURVE THIS.

Reminds me of a vase - a chinese vase perhaps?

I have just bought China Glaze 2030 for Konading - the OPI looks great though!

missmicchan said...

SOOOOOO nice, so creative :)

mint said...

I think matt makes the print stand out more, it looks great :)

Joy said...

Wow, that looks amazing! I love 'For Audrey' :)

ChyiX2 said...

Wow, love the color combo and the pattern, you're right it does remind me of something, maybe china but still not quite sure from where.

Rae // theNotice said...

Lovely! I thought I'd prefer it shiny as well, but the pattern looks *incredible* matte :)

(P.S. Refurnished my dresser a few weeks back... the detailing is pretty much the same shade as For Audrey. I love it!)

Halifax said...

Awesome job, you gotta do this more often :)

Eva said...

I love everything about this! :O
the color combo and the matte finish makes it even more vintage-y looking :)

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mayaari said...

lovely color combo & pattern - it does remind me of china for some reason :) I think the matte coat makes it easier to see the gold pattern!

Shop N' Chomp said...

So pretty! It reminds me of beautiful wallpaper. :)

Vicky said...

Hi, I'm new to your blog. So glad to have found you. I really love the nail look you created. Can you share where to get the Konad image plate? I didn't even know these things exist. How creative. It's like a stencil isn't it?

http://vickysdailyfashion.blogspot.com/

rhaindropz said...

opi and china glaze.. a good color combination (^_^)

izumi said...

oooo! i love the color combo with the design.. perfect.

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