Friday, April 10, 2009

KONI OF THE DAY

Well, I have my daily koni for you all!! LOL, it seems as though I can't just paint my nails anymore, I have got to stamp them with something :)

HERE IS WHAT I USED:





The first thing I did was paint two coats of China Glaze - Flying Dragon over my nails. Then I used Super Star - Rising Star Razzberry and "drew" a diagonal line and painted the lower half of my nail. It took about three coats. I then topped it off with a coat of Seche. I wanted these to be really dry before I started stamping since so many coats of NP were used. I liked this design on it's own and almost (I said *almost*) didn't stamp them.

After allowing about 15 minutes or so dry time, I was ready to start stamping. I used Konad SP in black and KP # M57.










I had some tip shrinkage, but after all the coats of NP I applied, I pretty much expected it. I'm really pleased with how these turned out. I really like the purple and pink together too.

19 comments:

clockwork said...

I love this, I wish my nails had this mani right now! going to bookmark this so I can remember to try this when finally giving in to konad purchasing. :)

Crys said...

I loooove that!

I can't wait to get my Konad..I already have a nail polish problem. lol. This is just gonna take it to the next level!

Brooke said...

CLOCKWORK - Give in already!! lol You are fighting a loosing battle girl :)

CRYS - THank you! This is another really great plate! I hope you ordered this one too!

Katie said...

Great combination of colours!!I'm preparing my Konad order thanks to you and I'm so happy!!

Alexlyndra said...

This mani is kickass (:D)! I love pink and purple together and with leopard prints.. OHMYGOSH!

Jamie said...

That is *so* fun and funky! I love it!

Brooke said...

KATIE - Thank you! Oh good!! I can't wait to see what you do with your konad :)

ALEXLYNDRA - Thank you, I really like these colors together too :)

JAMIE - Thanks :)

Kajsa said...

So cool!

Mary said...

That is so cool! Great color combo, too. Love the glitter in the purple and pink.

Violet LeBeaux said...

You should totally get a commission from Konad with all the advertising you give them XD
This is so cool, this plate is on my "to get" list!

aquaracer said...

OMG!! This gotta be my fave out of the bunch konis you've done. i've always loved purple and pink combo and to top it off with this design?? it's perfection!! WOOT! GREAT JOB!

Amabile said...

Again, great job! Combination with colors and pattern is perfect.

Perla said...

That is absolutely beautiful. I love everything about it: the two colors and the design. I have to remember to try this in the future.

Pixie said...

I love it. You are so creative (and not lazy like a certain other nail blogger lol).

nevertoomuchglitter said...

Rawr!
I never thought of the diagonal/Konad combination- this one looks great!

Nessa said...

very cute and original!
I'm Lovin IT!

Tuli said...

This design is amazing !! the colors are great and the konadicure is so unique ! great job :-)

Penny @ Zularis Naturals said...

Arrgghh...trying to resist the call of the Konad but your making it hard to do! Love the two tone leopard print mani. Just wondering if the CG Flying Dragon is close to their new Summer Days color Grape Juice? Don't know if you have both colors but if you do I'm curious if they are close enough to pass on adding yet another color to my list. Thanks!

Brooke said...

KAJSA - Thank you!

MARY - Thank you. I thought the glitter looked really cool too. And the fact that both colors had sort of the same glitter, it made them look like they were from the same collection or something.


VIOLET - You should get this plate! It is one of my most used one!

AQUARACER - Thank you so much. I think this is one of my faves too :)

AMABILE - Thank you :)

PERLA - Thank you! It really turned out pretty.

PIXIE - TY! I have no clue what blogger you speak of :)

GLITTER - Thanks! Coming from you, that means something :)

NESSA - You sound like mcdonalds! lol Thank you :)

TULI - Thank you much :)

PENNY - NO!! Those two colors are completely different! Flying Dragon is a darker shade of purple with blue/purple and pink glitter. Grape Juice is a lighter, sheerer purple and it has a glass flecked shimmer to it. I will do some comparison pics tonight for you.

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