Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Nail of the Day: e.l.f. Champagne and some Konading!

I think I'm becoming a little addicted to Konad, I've just about cracked the application technique and I love all the patterns I can do, despite the fact that I'm artistically challenged!





I couldn't choose between these two pictures, so I added both!

I used e.l.f. Champagne (why is it called champagne, I thought that was clear/yellowy? anyone have a clue?) as a base, I love this colour, it's slightly shimmery and two coats covers the nails nicely. Then I used e.l.f. Black with plate m38 to stamp this lovely patten (the bottom stamp in the picture) on my nails. The random positioning on the thumb wasn't really planned; I put the stamp far too low down, so added another at the top to balance it out- but I do quite like it :)




Look out for a post on Konad tips soon :)

On a side note, I saw Harry Potter today- as a devoted fan of the books I'm always hyper-critical of the films, especially if anything is changed from the book. However, I really loved this film- I cried (my e.l.f. cream eyeliner held out though!) - and I'm sad it's all over (JKR needs to write some more books!)

Have you seen Harry Potter yet?

                                                                               xGretalRabbitx

5 comments:

  1. Super pretty nails! Yea, I'd assume "champagne" would be a light gold color lol. Then again, I have a color called "Toffee" or something and its a red, so who knows...=p

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  2. looking forward to seeing your konad tips. I also have a set and for the life of me cant seem to get it figured out!!
    anywho, love the design and color!!

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  3. So ELF comes out fine with Konad? So glad I've seen this! None of the polishes I've tried work with mine, I very almost caved and forked out for Konad special nail varnish but will try ELF now! xx

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  4. Melanie, it's like they randomly assign names sometimes!

    Thank you, I think it mainly boils down to practise but I'll share my 'knowledge' soon!

    Yep, I've never had a problem with e.l.f. polishes and konad stampers (I've never even used a special polish) Not sure I've stamped with any other brands though- I'll have to experiment!

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