Thursday, 16 April 2015

A2Z Nails and W is for..

Wild

Oh wow not many letters left till this challenge is finished! Hello lovely readers and welcome to a mani that I am so in love with.
My original W for Wild was going to be an orange and black stripe water marble to represent my favourite animal, a tiger. But although I love marbling my nails I wanted to try some freehand tiger print. So my inspiration for this mani was by ProfessionalDQ. 
I started out with a white base and sponged a rainbow neon gradient using Revlon polishes, then topped with Collection Sparkle top coat. 



Now this is pretty, but I wasn't overall totally happy with it. But I carried on anyway, with a thin striping brush and black acrylic paint I started making my tiger stripes. Last time I tried this I made a mess, and normally stamp. I was determined today to totally freehand this.
Well all I can say is all my practice is surely paying off, as I'm so proud of the finished look, and how the stripes blended in with the rainbow gradient. What do you think?



Don't forget the new hub page is where you can take a look back at all the other amazing A2Z Nails.
I'm still struggling with next weeks, but hopefully I'll come up with something. Till then thanks for reading and stay safe, much love..



40 comments:

  1. Fantastic! Your mani is perfection. I adore professionalDQ.

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  2. Aww this is awesome!! Your freehanding is really coming along :D

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  3. These are fun, a perfect summer mani!

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  4. It's brilliant! Lovely bright colours and they set of the zebra stripes perfectly. I'm struggling with next week too x

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    1. Thanks so much, these last few letters are proving to be a bit tricky x

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  5. So bright and cheerful! I love it!

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  6. I think you hit Wild big time! I love how bright and fun it is!

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  7. So much fun! Lisa Frank would be proud!

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  8. This is great! Your freehanding is fantastic!

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  9. Lovely. I've done a very similar manicure, but I stamped my zebra. I wasn't confident enough to freehand it! Yours is brilliant.

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    1. Thank you, I was unsure after my last freehand attempt, but took my time and voilĂ  :)

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  10. The freehand was a perfect choice! Looks great

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  11. These are so stunning!!!!!! Great job!!

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  12. These are amazing! You should do freehand more often!!

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  13. omg I'm obsessed with these! They remind me of Lisa Frank!

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  14. Such fun summer colors, I love the look of this.

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  15. This is so great!! Your finished product is beautiful!

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  16. Love your base. The animal print looks awesome with these colors.

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  17. This is so awesome! Love the rainbow and tiger together, it's totally 80s!

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  18. Wow, you did this freehand! That is amazing. You did such a great job!!!!

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