Wednesday, February 27, 2013

31 Day Challenge, day 25: Inspired by Fashion


Hi everyone! :-) Today's nails were kind of an experiment. When I saw this super cute Modcloth dress, I couldn't wait to capture the edgy neckline with the starry mesh fabric on a semibare accent nail. I used an image plate (that I bought here) to stamp the star pattern, and later I added the rest with the help of tape for nice and crisp lines. It didn't turn out as awesome as I hoped it would though, the stars made the sharp edges of the 'neckline' fade a bit. So next time I try this, I'll probably leave out the stars. What do you guys think about my fashion-inspired nails?

My inspiration: 'Written in the Stars Dress' from Modcloth

52 comments:

  1. Ah I love it!! Did you use a nude polish or is that just your nail?

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    1. Thank you! And that is indeed my bare nail. ;-)

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  2. I LOVE this mani! I love the stars and wow that dress is so cute.

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  3. oh, it looks amazing, love the idea.

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  4. Wow. Never thought of doing a nail plate on clear background. I love it!

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  5. perfectas !!! preciosísima manicura te felicito.

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  6. I think it looks great and very creative. I wouldn't leave out the stars, but maybe go with smaller star pattern if possible.

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  7. That nail looks amazing! Great idea!<3

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  8. Awesome! You made it perfectly! ^^

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  9. Jane, would you consider trying this with gold stars, or with a gold background behind the stars? I think I'd like it better if it was a little more "blinged out." BTW, I tried your beautiful rainbow manicure for a Girl Scout dance and everybody LOVED it. The nail tech here couldn't get it quite right, but he tried hard. :-D

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  10. Amazing! So simple and beautiful <3
    Kisses, Cooki

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  11. Great inspiration and great mani:D I'd love to have this plate! I've been looking for one with lots of stars on it:D

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  12. what is the nail polish brand/name that you used?

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    1. It's Color Club - Where's The Soiree? ;-)

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  13. A MAZE ING - So impressive and love the inspiration. :)

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  14. Your manicure is gorgeous! So chic! Don't leave out the stars! I think the combination is fabulous!

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  15. I love the mani. Stamping on your bare nail gives an awesome look!

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  16. You're great!
    Beijos,
    http://missycosmeticos.blogspot.com.br/

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  17. This is so cool!! Love the peek-a-boo underneath the black!

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  18. Don't change anything! They look amazing the way they are! I love the stars and you can see the edges well, in my opinion.
    I totally admire how perfectly you paint your nails.
    Greetings from Argentina!

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  19. This is perfect the way it is, so so so cool and awesome!

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  20. This looks amazing! It matches the dress perfectly :D

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  21. love it. please dont leave out the stars next time ;)

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  22. Love it! It might make the stars pop more from the edge of the black line if it was a curved line like the top of the dress's neckline. Like a really low french tip line. That star edge is really cool and could be awesome with a different color star stamped under or a polka dot even. Oh the possibilities! :)

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  23. Looks really pretty, so many nice patterns at that plate :)

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  24. I think it looks awesome! The stars are proportionally bigger than the ones on the dress, but it doesn't really take away from the line! I kind of want to recreate this!

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  25. I love this. I totally get what you say about the 'neckline' and the stars but I still think it looks gorgeous!!!

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  26. I think it's really cool! And In my opinion the stars don't ruin anything on the manicure, they look great! But I do understand what you mean about them fading out the clean neckline a little, so it would be cool to see it without the stars as well :)

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  27. This looks soo cool, absolutely love it!! Very unique!! Great use of a stamp. :)

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  28. I love this!! The accent nail really makes the rest of the mani POP!!

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