When I first saw this Vapid Lacquer shade, I was immediately reminded of how much it reminded me of the nighttime sky when I would go camping in the Sierra Nevada mountains as a kid. And, since I am trying to do more arty things, I decided to bring that feeling to my fingers.
(promotional samples ahead)
Vapid Nail Lacquer Distressed
Essence Wild White Ways
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black acrylic paint
I used my black acrylic paint to create the simple silhouette of the pine trees that are common to the Sierras, then used my white to sprinkle a few larger "stars" here and there. For my index and pinky, I mixed the white with my topper and with Distressed to give a Milky Way vibe. I am beyond thrilled with how it turned out.
It almost makes me want to go camping again. Almost...I am more of a "glamper" now. I want running water, a squishy bed, and no bugs. I think I'll keep nature on the other side of the window...and maybe on my fingers.
Love, love, love this. LOVE.ReplyDelete
I think you copied me. ;-)ReplyDelete
P.S. I love your acrylic trees, gotta try that!Delete
no way dude. You copied me.Delete
Stunning Manu and this shade is the perfect base colour xReplyDelete
This is absolutely stunning!!! Love Love LOVEEEEEEEReplyDelete
This reminds me of a video I saw where you could stay in glass igloos in the forest to look at the stars and northern lights. I like this very much. (Kinda ashamed to say I said that in a Borat voice as I typed it out.)ReplyDelete
Amazing mani! Absolutely LOVE this!!ReplyDelete
This is beautiful!ReplyDelete
This is really cute! The trees remind me of Bob Ross's fan brush trees.ReplyDelete
I love your happy little trees! Very evocative of the glowing night sky, that base shade.ReplyDelete
I love the idea of camping haha. Glamping works for me! This mani is gorgeous.ReplyDelete
I've never been camping nore do I want to go since I hate a serious hate for bugs lol. Your mani turned out fantastic though!ReplyDelete
This is seriously stunning! I can't do camping. Sleeping on the ground and bugs are a huge no from me, haha!ReplyDelete
Vapid Nail Lacquer Distressed is gorgeous, it's one of my favourite shades :-) This is such a pretty manicure, I love it :-)ReplyDelete