I've become a huge fan of a gradient recently and I still love combining it with a clean stripe too so I did a full A England based one a little while ago.

Green A England Gradient

Ok so my clean up here wasn't great. I think I got my liquid latex on the nail a bit and then just failed with sponging on the gradient too but never mind. The colours are gorgeous I think and I really loved this manicure. I applied Excalibur Renaissance first over a base coat then … Continue reading Green A England Gradient

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31 Day Challenge #31dc2015 – Week 2

Well week 2 is over and it's definitely a challenge! I'm loving this though as it's really inspiring me both with colour combinations and designs that I've done well with and really want to recreate and also utter nail fails which I think would work really well if I just didn't feel so pressured to … Continue reading 31 Day Challenge #31dc2015 – Week 2

Finally I topped it all off with Rica's Glossy Glam top coat et voila! Gorgeous manicure :)

Brown Gradient with Gold Stripes

Without a doubt my new favourite manicure. I can see this one getting recreated lots, maybe with different colours but definitely again with these exact shades. Unfortunately I didn't snap any pictures whilst doing it but I can explain how to do it easily enough in the captions. I hope you guys love it as … Continue reading Brown Gradient with Gold Stripes

Holy Stripes

I'm in love with A England at the moment so couldn't resist this when I first got my hands on "Holy Grail (new edition)" and "Saint George". I painted my nails completely gold first with Holy Grail then used striping tape to mark off the double stripes before adding one coat of Saint George.