Monday, 13 August 2018

#52weeknailchallenge: houndstooth

The idea I had for this prompt actually came from an outfit I saw on someone one day. But it required a mustardy colour polish, which I didn't have the right shade. But I got some polishes since then and one of them was the perfect shade.

Let me show you what I did. I started with two coats of 3ina 505 on my thumb and pinky. The rest has two coats of Hean City Fashion white. I'm starting to not like white polishes. They go tacky so quickly!! Maybe because I've been using it rather often...
I top coated the white as I wanted to use vinyls. Once that was dry I used some straight vinyls and angled it across my index and ring fingers. I then carefully painted 505 on the one side of vinyl removing it immediately. Top coated that and waited again.
Once that was dry I used my simply peel and painted it across 505 leaving the white blank. When that was dry I stamped the angled houndstooth design from BP-L006 with Nicole Diary black on my index, middle and ring finger.
This mani actually looked better on Cindy, I should have swopped the angled colours on my nails around. I wanted it to look like the houndstooth was a strip across my nails. And I did it wrong. (sigh)

I did like how this turned out either way. What do you think?

Thanks for reading!


  1. I can see why you would have liked to switch the angled nails but to me this is still a winner! I love the colors together (I actually wanted to use mustard as well until I found another color that fit my mood even better ;)

    1. I was worried about not being understood, thank goodness you get it.

  2. I really love this so much. The colours and the concept. When I read your post and I saw you wanted to switch the angled nails I could totally see where you were going. I still think its gorgeous either way.

    1. Thanks! I'm glad I made sense and I'm not crazy!


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