Most of the pictures I have seen online has been for butterfly wings. To be honest I think butterflies are gorgeous but they can freak me out sometimes. I decided to switch black for gold and now they are fairy wings instead of butterfly wings. But you can really do it however you like.
For the wings I have a faint pink gradient. For the gradient I started out with one coat of a neutral pink jelly, OPI You Callin’ Me A Lyre? For darker pink tips I used OPI Too Hot Pink To Hold ‘Em and then blended it with OPI Princesses Rule. I glittered it up with China Glaze Make A Spectacle, but now it is mostly covered up with OPI Sand On Your Own Feet (gold).
Definitely think I have to do this one again with bolder colors.
Here’s a bigger picture just to see more details.
Day 63: Last day of the instagram nail art challenge–theme pastels
Here is another nail art that I have been putting off as well. Sometimes I’m not very patient, but the series finale of The Walking Dead was on so I sat down and painted my nails while I studied as well (life of a student).
The colors I used for the three base colors were:
pink: essie Fiji
green: OPI Gargantuan Green Grape
Purple: Sinful Colors Candy coated
The accent white is the good ol’ trusty OPI Alpine snow.
The aztec design itself that I created has no rhyme or reason. It’s more about doodling on your nail. I don’t know how much I enjoy this aztec design so I might try this again. I used two tools: a dotting tool & a small brush. This manicure just takes a little more time and a steady hand more than anything.