Hello lovely readers!
Squeezing in a last Autumnal manicure for you beauties today! One of the things I've repeatedly told myself can definitely be considered one of the positives of moving has been that I've had to select only a few of my polish drawers from my stash to take with me...This naturally grieved me greatly at first, but it does mean that I'm getting usage out of many polishes that I would probably normally skim over in favour of my other more well know brands. See? Positive mental attitude FTW
This also includes finding myself reaching for shades that I would not normally choose, including this offering from OPI which I have for you today & goes by the name of Bronzed To Perfection
Normally, a shade such as this would not particularly grab me, but with its burnt orange brown tones it seemed the perfect colour to dig out for the season & I confess it has most certainly grown on me greatly.
A beautifully warm, caramel brown with coppery shimmer touches Bronzed To Perfection definitely screams Autumn vibes. As pretty as it is by its onesie I decided to jazz it up a tad with some lace nail art touches.
To recreate this lace pattern is super simple and its become one of my favourite quick nail art designs to do, just read on to see how you can create this design as well in a quick step by step pictorial I've put together for you....
After your base colour has dried, grab your nail art brush & some white polish and begin by applying a tiny V on the side of the tip like so...
Next, using a wee dotting tool, apply a curved row of white dots around your V.
Then grabbing your brush again, apply a curved line just above your dots.
For the next part of the design, again with your fine brush & polish, apply a row of small semi-circles along the top of your curved line...
See the pretty lace design slowly coming together? Next step is to apply a straight line in between each of your little curves as shown....
Then finally to finish your lace pattern, add on two little lines either side of the straight line.
This is an additional step you can skim over but I naturally couldn't resist adding a touch of golden glitter in between the gaps.
Finish with top coat and thats it! Easy peasy right?! I love doing lace details to jazz up my block colour mani's :) Do give it a go!
Thanks as always for stopping by beauts!
Lotsa love to ya!