Author Archive: Kerry

Born Pretty Store stamping polish #10 – orange

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Hi everyone!

A while ago I had a few Born Pretty Store points to use up and one of the products I decided to get with them was an orange stamping polish. I really enjoy having stamping polishes in a range of colours, there are so many nail art opportunities! Today I decided to show you how the orange stamping polish (#10) performs over a dark and a light base.

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I tried it first over a dark base. I really like orange and blue together, so I decided to go with a dark purplish blue base and then stamp using the vibrant orange.

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To get this look, I started with a base of Blush Lacquers Fireflies Under an Indigo Sky. I then stamped using the Born Pretty Store orange stamping polish and plate BeautyBigBang XL-16.

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A simple but pretty look! I was very happy with how well the orange showed up over the darker base. Next, I tried it over a light base:

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I decided to channel a little bit of Autumn spirit in this nail art, using an image that looks like a tree. The white base and the bare tree are wintery, but I think the orange colour of the stamping pulls it back to Autumn just enough!

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To get this look, I started with a base of KBShimmer Up to Snow Good. I then stamped using Born Pretty’s orange stamping polish and plate BeautyBigBang XL-011.

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As you can see, it stamps beautifully! I also really like this stamping image, I need to use it again in a more riverine interpretation!

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If you’d like to get your hands on a bottle of this stamping polish, it’s available here, along with a variety of other colours!

Blue and Green Drip Marble

Painted Fingertips | Blue and green drip marble

Hi everyone!

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a drip marble – too long! This is such a fun and beautiful style of nail art. I can never get enough – each drip marble is so unique and if you use a good mix of polishes, it’ll be gorgeous.

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Have a Nice Day Nails

Painted Fingertips | Have a Nice Day - Bon Jovi album nail art

Hi everyone!

I am so excited to finally share this nail art with you! Back in April, the Digital Dozen had an ‘albums’ theme and I started doing a couple of nail art looks for the theme. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to take part in posting for that week, but I saved up the nail art I had done until I had a chance to post it. This look was inspired by Bon Jovi’s album Have a Nice Day and it is just such a fun nail art look!

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Painted Fingertips is 6!

Painted Fingertips | 6 years of blogging - collage

Hi everyone!

Can you believe it? Painted Fingertips is already 6 years old! This blog birthday really snuck up on me – I can’t believe it’s been so long already! Check out my previous birthday posts – 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, and 5 years – for plenty of gorgeous nail art through the years.

As is traditional on this blog, I’ll be sharing my top 10 nail art looks from the past year. If you’re just interested in seeing the nails, go ahead and scroll to the rest of the post to see them. If you’re interested in a bit of a life update, keep on reading!

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Lace Nails | The Digital Dozen does Patterns

Painted Fingertips | Lace stamping - the Digital Dozen does patterns

Hi everyone!

I have another patterned look today for the Digital Dozen’s patterns week. Earlier this week, I shared a stamped zigzag pattern, and a fun freehand geometric pattern. Today, I’ve gone back to stamping, and I picked a lacy pattern.

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Zigzags | The Digital Dozen does Patterns

Painted Fingertips | The Digital Dozen does patterns - zigzag stamping

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Hi everyone!

It’s Digital Dozen week! This week’s theme is patterns. I decided to start the week off with a zigzag pattern and a stamped gradient.

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Purple Snow | The Digital Dozen does Christmas in July

Painted Fingertips | Purple Christmas in July nail art

Hi everyone!

Today I have my final (late) Christmassy look for the Digital Dozen’s Christmas in July theme to share with you! Like my first look for the week, when I used pink and blue instead of red and green, I decided to use less Christmassy colours, but stick with seasonal imagery. I love purple, so I used multiple shades of purple for this look!

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Wrapping Paper | The Digital Dozen does Christmas in July

Painted Fingertips | Foil stamped wrapping paper nail art - the Digital Dozen does Christmas in July

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Hi everyone!

It looks like I was a bit ambitious thinking that I could handle a full week of posts for Digital Dozen after my long blog hiatus! I’m a bit late with my last couple of posts, but I’m glad I’m finally managing to share this nail art with you.

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