Life in Lacquer Nail Art Challenge: Inspired By Another Blogger

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Life in Lacquer Nail Art Challenge: Inspired By Another Blogger

I haven’t managed to join in with all of the prompts in this challenge, but I really like this one! My favourite blogger is far and away Alice of One Nail To Rule Them All. I used a handful of her tutorials at the South West Blogger Meet to paint other people’s nails and now I’ve finally had a chance to do one for myself!


Ta da! There are so many things I like about this design – getting to use a glitter base for a change, the way the bows kind of leap out of the design at you, the colours I’ve used. And Barry M nail art pens. Those things are so good I’m not quite sure what I did before I had them. It’s a shame there are so few colours!

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The design I’ve chosen here is from this tutorial, and Alice in turn based her design on this one, which is slightly different but in my opinion they’re both awesome! I started with a base of Polish Responsibly by Tara’s Talons, then used two coats of Mango Martini by Ciaté, which I picked up from a Vente-Privee sale, incidentally only because Alice mentioned that too. Yes, I stalk One Nail To Rule Them All fairly regularly. So? It’s like a blogger crush. :p And the spots and the outlines are both Barry M pens. I can’t wait to have another go at this with some different colours! Here’s the design I did at the South West Blog Social – sad to say I can’t remember off the top of my head who for though!


And to finish off, here are a couple more of mine:

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Check out the other designs for today’s Life In Lacquer July Challenge prompt “Inspired By Another Nail Artist or Blogger”, along with all the others in this challenge here:

This challenge has been great fun, and thanks so much to Life In Lacquer for hosting it! If there’s another challenge in future I’ll be sure to join in!


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