Saturday, February 11, 2012

Laissez les bon temps roulette!!!!

Let the Good times Roll!!!! Mardi Gras season is upon us and what a festive season it is. Parades, beads, king cakes and just all around fun times.

Today is the Krewe of Centaur parade here and I decided to do my nails for the fun day ahead.

I thought I'd do something a little different too and show you the process.

These are all of the paints, polishes and tools used for this nail art. Polishes used are (L to R): NYC French White tip, LA colors glitter, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Going Green, Zoya Ivanka, Kleancolors Metallic Purple, Sinful Colors I love you, Sinful Colors This is it and Seche Vite Topcoat.

I started with the French Tip White and a coat of the LA Colors Glitter and on the thumb a duo of Going Green with Ivanka on top and Metallic Purple with I love you on top.

Then I did the masks with Acrylic paints

And then the beads I did with a small dotting tool and Ivanka, Metallic Purple and This is it.

The Fleur Di Lis was hand painted first with yellow paint and then I did a coat of This Is It.

And the end result again

I broke my middle finger nail yesterday so I'm sporting nubbins again for a while. I couldn't make myself cut them all down so short, hopefully they won't be uneven for long.

This is my work area when I was done. :) Those are my son's little hands drawing at the table while I was painting my nails lol

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed this post.