Sunday, July 22, 2012

Soft and feathery nail art

Hello hello~ I felt like a soft manicure when I sat down to do my nails and so decided to try out the feather design I saw over at Nature Nails. I love stalking the blog - the lady behind it is so amazing and has such gorgeous nail art. Totally green with envy at her skills! My feathers are no where near as delicate looking at hers but I'm pleased with the result for a first timer. Actually, my right thumb looks even better so what does that say about my left hand skills! :P

I started with two coats of OPI Did you 'ear about Van Gough and then used my white acrylic paint for the feather. I then layered with OPI Pirouette my whistle, taking inspiration from the original manicure :)

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Hopefully, my feathers will look more like feathers one day.... ;)

Have you tried this look before? What do you think of it?

Thanks for reading!


  1. Cute! I probably couldn't pull off the OPI, but I bet this would look great using a soft lilac too... --> on to the to do-list ;)

  2. I love the combination of van gogh and pirouette 

  3. Nail Polish AnonJuly 22, 2012 at 9:29 PM

    so pretty, but van gough's got that edgy feel to it too!

  4. That is gorgeous! I need to try this being that I have both of those polishes! :)

  5. Thanks Kayono! Anything soft looking would do with the feather look :)

  6. Oh, they do come quite well together! :)

  7. Really! :P I like it cos it looks good against my skin tone :)

  8. Ooh, do give it a go! :)

  9. Ohhh so beautiful!

  10. Awww, thanks! :D


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