Thursday, January 19, 2012

Week 3: Color Block Manicure

Week 3 Color Block Manicure was a test of my taping ability.  For this challenge I used the following imaged I pinned on Pinterest for inspiration (BTW if you know the original source for this image please let me know!):

Source:  via Kristen on Pinterest   

Here's my take:

What do you think?  I started with a base of Essie Eternal Optimist, followed by taping off areas to paint Sally Hansen I Pink I Can, Zoya Areej, and Butter London Rosie Lee.  In between each layer I used a coat of Seche Vite so that the tape wouldn't pull off the layers below.  I forgot what an absolute pain in the bottom this type of manicure is half way though it, but thanks to Hulu I finished it.  And its been much too long since I've worn pink on a Wednesday!

Finally, here is a shot of Essie Eternal Optimist on its own.  This is my go to wear to work polish color.


  1. Hi!
    Wow, I love this nails! (:
    I do too this challenge. (:

    1. Thank you! And thank you for letting me know you're doing the challenge too.

  2. Nice, I really like how yours turned out!

  3. So pretty! I didn't make it on your list =(

    1. I thought I'd put you on it two weeks ago! I've got you on it now :)

  4. Love this! The colors are beautiful together.



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