Tag Archive: Gradient

Gradients, Glitter, and Striping Tape

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For today’s nails I started with a plan of doing geometric nails and it morphed until it became more about gradients than about anything geometric. You’ll have to excuse my slightly poorly lit photos – my lighting setup didn’t move with me so I had to make do. You’ll be seeing a few posts like this but it’ll get better! I already got a couple of lamps although I’m struggling to get my hands on good bulbs. Painted Fingertips | Glitter, gradients, and tape

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31DC2015 Day 10: Gradient!

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Today’s theme is gradient, and I finally got around to doing some nails I’ve been meaning to do for ages. For this same prompt last year, Sarah from Chalkboard Nails did some fireflies on a sunset gradient. The look was hugely popular and I loved it too! I have finally done my own version. Painted Fingertips | Fireflies at sunset (more…)

Freehand Flowers

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I have really been loving gradients lately and today I have used a gradient again, as a base for some fun freehand nail art. I was inspired by this post on A Little Polish, where Stephanie stamped flowers over a gradient. I did something similar but I changed up the colours and did it freehand. Painted Fingertips | Freehand flowers over a gradient (more…)

Turquoise Gradient

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Today I have a simple but lovely gradient to share with you. I actually did this gradient to practice one potential option for my wedding nails! I’m getting married next month and I’ve picked everything I need except for what to do on my nails. There are just too many options!Painted Fingertips | Turquoise gradient (more…)

Golden Glitter Gradient

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Today I have a simple but stunning glitter gradient to share with you. A while ago I received a lovely box from Siobhan at For the Love of Nail Art with some beautiful polishes. One of the polishes she included for me was Wet n Wild The Gold & The Beautiful. I admit, when I first saw the bottle, I didn’t think I’d be crazy about this polish, but the moment I put a coat on my nail I was sold. Just one coat and my nail took on a gorgeous gold-flecked appearance. I decided to combine it with purple to create a gradient fit for a queen 🙂Painted Fingertips | Golden Glitter gradient (more…)

Roses and a Gradient

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Today I have another look inspired by Lucy’s Stash to share with you. She is one of my favourite bloggers, so yes, I find inspiration from her a lot! This time it was a lovely gradient topped with freehand roses that I decided to recreate – with a change or two. Painted Fingertips | Gradient with freehand roses inspired by Lucy's Stash (more…)

Review and Nail Art: Loki’s Nail Vinyls

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By now you might have seen some nail art looks done using nail vinyls. They have become pretty popular for nail art over the past few months as a way to create patterns and do fun and easy nail art. When Loki’s Nail Vinyls asked me to review their product, I jumped at the chance. There are a few different nail vinyl brands out there already, but these are the first I have had the opportunity to try. Painted Fingertips | Loki's Nail Vinyls (more…)

Textured Dotted Gradient

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Today I have some simple but effective nail art to share with you. I’d been itching to do a dotticure, so I decided on a gradient dotticure. Of course, I needed to make it more interesting than that, so I decided to go with textured dots. I did something similar more than a year ago when I first got my hands on the Sally Hansen Sugar Coat polishes. Back then I combined two dot colours on each nail, this time I decided on just one dot colour per nail and here is the result:Painted Fingertips | Textured dotted gradient (more…)

Tutorial: Gradient Water Marble

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It’s Water Marble Wednesday and today I have a sort of tutorial for you. I decided to create a gradient water marble and share the steps with you. This is the final look:

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