Oh Mon Dieu! 31 Day Challenge Day 14 - Flowers

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Happy 100th post! I have an early morning shift today even though I worked till midnight last night. I didn't get much sleep but at least I get off work earlier than normal. I'll have to head out soon so let's see what I have for today's Oh Mon Dieu! It’s the Rather Awesome 31 Day Challenge.

For day 14, the theme is flowers. I decided to do a Marimekko inspired manicure by the lovely elleandish. She did a Marimekko Inspired Flower Nail Tutorial. Let's see how mine turned out.

Marimekki Inspired Nail Art
Nicole by OPI, Sally Hansen, Barielle, Seche Vite, nail art stripper brush, dotting tool

First, I used Nicole by OPI Selena on my pinky and ring finger. Taking black acrylic paint, I used a dotting tool to dot on two dots. For my ring finger, I applied Nicole by OPI The Next CEO and then Nicole by OPI A Gold Winter's Night.

Marimekki Inspired Nail Art

For my middle and thumb nail, I started with Sally Hansen White On. Then taking Nicole by OPI Selena and Barielle Welcome Ohm, I used my dotting tool to create the Marimekko flowers. With Nicole by OPI Hit The Lights, I dotted the center of each flower. Then taking black acrylic paint, I dotted the center of that and added some stems with a stripper nail art brush. Finished it off with a coat of Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat.

Marimekki Inspired Nail Art
Marimekki Inspired Nail Art
Marimekki Inspired Nail Art

This turned out awesome! My flowers aren't the prettiest especially the weird looking stems I created but I still really like this design a lot. I also used acrylic paint for the first time and it was a great experience. I like that it gives me some time to work with it without getting tacky like nail polish does. I bought a set of them so except to see me use them every once in a while. What do you think of my floral manicure?

Oh Mon Dieu! It’s the Rather Awesome 31 Day Challenge

36 comments:

  1. Happy 100th post! I love this! The floral manicure looks amazing - the petal colours look great together! :)

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    1. Thank you! Glad to hear you like it :)

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  2. These turned out beautiful! :)

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  3. Beautiful design to commemorate your 100th post!

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  4. Beautiful! Congrats on your 100th post, and thanks for giving me a new youtube channel to follow! :D

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    1. Thank you and your welcome! You'll love her, her tutorials are so good :)

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  5. Love the colours you've used for those flowers, they look fab!

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  6. Those flowers are so cute! NOPI A Gold Winter's Night is beautiful.

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    1. Thank you and I agree! Its a great bar glitter polish :)

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  7. Such a cute combination! Great design!

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  8. lovely flowers!!! Really like the Nicole by OPI Selena - think I'll need to purchase that!

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    1. Thanks Fiona! You should, its such a pretty color :)

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  9. :)wow I loved the flower Nails very much Lisa

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