Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Nicki Minaj inspired nails



So many things to post and so little time! At the moment I'm in the middle of my exams, hence the lack of posting this week. But I've got plenty of fun stuff to share with you once things are slowing down. :)

Between all the studying I did manage to create a look for the OPI Nails 4 Life contest on Facebook. My entry had to be inspired by one of the four Nicki Minaj outfits provided by OPI. I chose the outfit she wore to Victoria's Secret and didn't have to think long about my choice, I was crazy about the fun graffiti style in vivid colors. Different techniques were used to achieve this look: sponging for the background, taping for the striped accent nail and a lot of freehanding for the stars, hearts and Nicki's initial, which took a lot of time to make but turned out pretty cute. ^^

If you like my entry, you can vote for me through this page. The prize is the entire OPI Nicki Minaj collection, plus an autographed copy of her Pink Friday album! Isn't that awesome?! I'm thrilled about the whole prize, so I'd appreciate it if you truly want to vote for my entry, though that's entirely up to you of course!

Did you participate in OPI's Nails 4 Life contest?

54 comments:

  1. Awesome design! I voted for you :) Good luck!

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  2. if i had fb i would vote for u i love this it is sooo adorable! very well done i might add..

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  3. I voted for you, this is awesome!

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  4. Wow! This looks amazing!!

    Voting for you!

    xo, gina

    anythingimaginableblog.blogspot.com

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  5. this is amazing, makes me attempts at nail art seem a bit rubbish haha :) I love the Nicki Minaj opi collection!! I blogged about it here http://sophieetc.blogspot.com/2012/01/nicki-minaj-for-opi.html
    I love your blog! Its so inspiring :) x

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  6. dayuuuum gurl, this is some hot stuff! >__>

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  7. I voted for you! These are awesome!! So is the prize :D I hope you win ;)

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  8. These are amazing! I voted for you!

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  9. Amazing! I love this graffiti style!
    I voted for you =)

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  10. Wauw, incredible! All those colors, amazing. :)

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  11. This design is really creative.. love it!! voted for you :)

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  12. I voted! Good luck I hope you win!

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  13. what the hell?! sorry but these might actually be the best nails I have ever seen! xoxo

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  14. Voted, you should totally win!

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  15. Awesome! Great job :D I'm absolutely voting for you :)

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  16. omg so gorgeous!!! =) hope you win! :)

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  17. These are amazingly beautiful :)

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  18. ¡Qué manicura más orginal y llamativa! Y muy, muy trabajada.

    Besos

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  19. you've got my vote! i love your creations!

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  20. These look fantastic! Good luck on the contest!

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  21. I love the star and heart nails! Well done x

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  22. I voted for you! Absolutely perfect, as always. What a pitty that you couldn't see my face when I saw this mani... :O :O :O

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  23. This is beyond perfect! Excellent job :)

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  24. So amazing! This turned out really great! I love the accent finger!

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  25. Holy! That is amazing. My jaws dropped when I saw the picture.
    I love this mani!

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  26. just letting you know the rules say you can't display it through any public means, which includes blog sites. these are awesome nails tho

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  27. Hey Girl! I don't know how to send you a private message, but I guess this would be the best place to get you! Just letting you know OPI's official guidelines say you can't post your entry in public. Just letting you know now so you don't get disqualified!!!! Your nails are HOT!

    Not sure if you know me, but this is Algae Veronica.

    Good luck girly, hope you win! xox

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  28. Absolutely amazing!!

    Marie x

    marieeeloves.blogspot.com

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  29. I LOVE YOUR BLOG AND NAIL DESIGNS. it has inspired me in so many ways, to start my own blog, and just to love my nails more. this design is fab, i will vote for it!

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  30. Amaazingly cool!! This just rocks!

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  31. OK those are the most perfect nails ever! Your seriously talented! I did not participate, but I hope you win!!

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  32. Thanks so much for your support everyone! :-* I didn't expect so many lovely comments as I wasn't completely satisfied with the entry myself.

    @Algae Veronica and Anonymous: Algae Veronice, of course I know you! I came across your work on Tumblr. You've got an awesome funky style :-) And about the OPI contest: thanks for warning me both, I really appreciate it. I've been really confused though about if I was breaking rules or not. OPI says the entry "cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion or contest of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means". I assumed that was just to avoid having contestants using an old manicure for the contest. Also now that voting has started, OPI is expecting contestants to share their entries via Facebook to gain votes, which is public too right? So after a lot of thinking I decided to leave this post on my blog because I don't believe I'm breaking rules. And if I was, removing the post wouldn't undo it as I've already gained votes with it. (It's not looking very well though, looks like I'll have to buy the Nicki Minaj collection myself! ;-)) But thanks again for the notice, even when you're in the contest yourself!

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  33. That looks awesom. I just nominated you fro an award. Check it out on my blog http://blissfulbeautyxox.blogspot.com/

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  34. These are awesome! Please make a tutorial for these! I want to do them, too!!!!

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  35. Wow these are the coolest and cutest and most awesome nails I hope you won!

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