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.


Then used OPI Golden Rules! with Konad m73 plate.






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:


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

Bonus: Topped with China Glaze Matte Magic topcoat!





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 :)


Elsa said...

love the shade of blue on your nails!!!


Anonymous 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 =]

Unknown said...

pretty! the matte effect definitely upped the antique vibe.

Beauty Box said...

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

Anonymous 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?

Unknown said...



Reminds me of a vase - a chinese vase perhaps?

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

MyLifeMits said...

SOOOOOO nice, so creative :)

Unknown 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 @ Sparkled Beauty 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 :)


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?

Rhania E. 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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