theme buffet

Finger Food’s Theme Buffet: Something New

I’ve seen a video by @Stylish_Mom popping up all over the place recently and thought it would be a really fun one to have a go at for something new. I have never thought of using acrylic paint like this so it was a new technique for me which I really loved the look of.

I started with watered down acrylic paint colours straight out of the tube but they didn’t show up all that well over black. I found that mixing a bit of white in made them stand out much more and create a similar look to the original. It was a really easy process of dotting on little blobs of very watery acrylic paint and then touching each dot with a q-tip to soak up almost all the paint leaving the little rings. It was great to find a technique that’s so quick and easy to do and still looks really fun and cute!

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I used: Lady in Black – OPI and lots of acrylics.

Fingerfood’s Theme Buffet: Fishtail

I was looking forward to this week’s theme buffet as I love the fishtail design and always enjoy having it on my nails. I wanted to use some bright and summery colours now the weather is getting nice and warm and I’ve spent the last week by the beach. I also decided to try a fine stranded fishtail rather than the chunky bands of colour I usually use. I liked the result but it took much longer than usual and I got a bit bored towards the end! Maybe a fine fishtail is best saved for an accent nail rather than every finger!

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I used: I Just Can’t Cope-Acabana – OPI, Def Defying – China Glaze, Hopscotch – Ciaté


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