Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Hothouse Flowers

I haven't done a mani for the summer challenge in a while.  But as it is almost over, I thought I should do one!    Today's theme was hothouse flowers.  I assume hothouse is another word for greenhouse.  I know, stupid American :-P  When I saw this topic, I pictured brightly colored flowers.  So I chose some bright colors and free handed some petals.  These will most likely be the only flowers I can keep alive...well until I take them off.  But I like these so much, I may keep them on for more than a day or two!  I started with two colored bases.  Then on two of the coral nails I did a gradient with the purple.  I then free handed the yellow petals on each nail.  I added some dots for a contrasting and complete look.

Coral-Sinful Colors Hazard
Purple-Wet N Wild On a Trip
Flower-It's So Easy Yellow Striper



I really am quite proud of the work I did.  I only wish I could free hand with my left hand better.  Practice makes perfect!

Thanks for stopping by! What are your favorite flowers?

10 comments:

  1. These are really pretty and look great for summer!
    JS xx

    http://january-sublime.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thank you! I'm ready for summer to be over though :-P

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  2. Thats amazing. Such good work. YOU BETTER BE PROUD OF YOURSELF!!!! ;)

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    1. Aw, thanks. We are the hardest on ourselves aren't we!?

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  3. This looks so awesome!!! I love the colors you chose =)

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  4. These turned out great. :-) I love them! I may have to do these for a Msmd mani.

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    1. Thanks! That's awesome and so flattering!

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