Today I have a fun celebratory manicure to share with you. Each month, the Digital Dozen celebrates its members’ birthdays with some nail art. This month, the inspiration for the nail art was selected by our November birthday members Marisa of Polish Those Nails and Serene of Copycat Claws. This month’s inspiration picture reminded me of the effects created by the drip marble technique, so I decided to try one.
I’ve had this Darling Diva polish for ages and I don’t know why I haven’t shared it with you yet! It is stunning – it’s about time I’m sharing it with you. This one is from Darling Diva’s second Deadpool collection.
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.
Today’s theme in the 31 Day Challenge is inspired by fashion. I only just got this one done in time for today! A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I were shopping for some much-needed jeans when he noticed a beautifully embroidered floral denim jacket at Alpaca Connection. It was gorgeous and completely my style so he ended up buying it for me. I decided to do today’s nails inspired by the jacket.
Today’s theme in the 31 Day Challenge is ‘inspired by a song’. I decided to choose one of my favourite U2 songs, Kite. Even though I know the song isn’t about actual kites, I decided to just go with a very literal interpretation of its name.
We’re into the final section of the 31 Day Challenge! All the rest of the themes are ‘inspired by’ something and today’s is inspired by a colour. The beginnings of autumn have definitely arrived here in Minnesota and a few of the trees are beginning to change. It seems like this year I’ve caught the fall bug, too. I love summer, but I’ve found myself drawn to browns and bronzes recently. In the Voxbox I received from Influenster a few weeks ago, I got a bottle of Seche Intrepid and also a coupon to get a second colour with the purchase of a bottle of Seche Vite. Seche Vite is a great top coat, so of course I took advantage of it. The colour I decided to pick was the perfectly autumny Seche Whimsical.
Today’s theme in the 31 Day Challenge is halfmoons. This is a theme I’ve never liked all that much as I’m not a big fan of the traditional halfmoon look, but I really like what I’ve come up with for today.
Today’s theme in the 31 Day Challenge is Rainbow! I decided to go with a fairly obvious interpretation and just paint a big freehand rainbow across my nails, which, surprisingly, I hadn’t done in any of the previous years.