Tag Archive: black

The Digital Dozen Does Vampy: Roses over a Gradient

Painted Fingertips | Gradient and roses for the Digital Dozen Vampy week

Hi everyone!

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a full week since I’ve posted! I intended to post more last week but I’ve been having a particularly crazy time with work, and after the 31 Day Challenge, I just didn’t have a post ready to go. Good news though – I’ll be posting every day this week! And not just any posts, Digital Dozen posts! That’s right, I’m now a member of the Digital Dozen nail art group! If you follow a lot of nail art blogs, you’ve probably heard of the group already. If not, the Digital Dozen is a group of nail bloggers who choose a theme each month and then post 5 nail art looks for the theme during one week, Monday to Friday. The group has been around for 4 years already, with membership changing over time, and I’ve always looked up to the members as fantastic nail artists. I am really excited that I have the opportunity to be in this group now! I think it’ll be a lot of fun and hopefully I’ll create some great nail art to share with you all.

This month’s theme, for my first month with the Digital Dozen, is vampy. (more…)

31DC2016 Day 11: Neon Dotticure

Painted Fingertips | Neon dots for #31DC2016

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Today’s 31 Day Challenge theme is dots! I decided to do a neon dotticure. I wasn’t sure if this counts as freehand, since I was using a dotting tool – but then again I was using the dotting tool freehand? It’s a grey area, so I just went bright and detailed to make it count! (more…)

#31DC2016 Day 7: Black and White Pattern

Painted Fingertips | Black and white freehand nail art for the #31DC2016

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Today’s theme for the 31 Day Challenge is black and white. It took me a long time to decide what to do for this theme. Whenever I do black and white nails, I feel like I should be able to do something really cool and dramatic, and then I have trouble figuring out what. In the end, I decided to fall back on a simple freehanded pattern that I made up as I went along. (more…)

Swatches: Darling Diva Polish – Watch Your Pack Collection

Painted Fingertips | Darling Diva Polish - Tainted (Watch your Pack)

The polishes used in this post were provided for my honest review.

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Today I am excited to share a new collection from Darling Diva Polish with you. This 8-piece collection, called Watch Your Pack, is inspired by the TV show Teen Wolf. I haven’t watched Teen Wolf yet, but considering previous DDP collections include Deadpool, which I liked, and Star Wars, which I love, maybe I should! This collection is releasing this Friday, 22 July, and all polishes are one-pour only, which means when they’re sold out, they’re gone forever. I absolutely love this collection so I’ve taken a lot of pictures (picture heavy post!) and I recently got a macro lens for my phone – if you follow me on Snapchat you may have already seen macros of some of these – so for the first time on Painted Fingertips, I’ll be including macro shots of all polishes as well. Enjoy! (more…)

Floral Fashion: 40 Great Nail Art Ideas for Fashion

Painted Fingertips | Black, white, and floral nails inspired by fashion

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Today’s post is another in the series I am taking part along with the rest of the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts group. Today’s theme is fashion. I had a hard time deciding what to do for this one because there are just so many options! After a lot of humming and hawing I came upon a picture of this dress and decided to recreate the lovely print. (more…)

Bright and Bold Sugarspun Nails

Painted Fingertips | Sugarspun nail art

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I have some fun nails to share with you today using a technique I’ve only used twice before: Sugarspun nails! In the past I used this technique to create spiderwebs and in an embarrassing early blog post. Today I have gone with the combination of black and bright colours to create a bold look.  (more…)