Getting ready for Christmas challenge

Getting ready for Christmas challenge

I found out about this cute challenge on Aby’s blog and today I’ve decided to join in. You can read more about Elsa’s Getting Ready For Christmas Challenge here and you can join in as well, if you like.
So, here’s my version of the No. 1 theme, which is called “Not yet, but almost”. I hope that you like it, so check it out!

Toggle To The Top from Essie, Mavala 392, Screening Room polish from MAC

Step 1: 2 layers of Essie’s Toggle To The Top – it’ s important that the layers are 100% dry before you proceed to the next step.

Preparation for the desired pattern on Toggle To The Top from Essie

Step 2: with the help of some paper scotch tape, I created the desired pattern and applied different hues afterwards. First, I tried the Screening Room polish from MAC, but the contrast was not extraordinary and so, on top of it I applied the nail polish from Mavala 392.

Paper scotch tape for the desired pattern on Toggle To The Top from Essie       Paper scotch tape for the desired pattern on Toggle To The Top from Essie

Paper scotch tape for the desired pattern on Screening Room polish from MAC       Paper scotch tape for the desired pattern on Mavala 392

Step 3: I took the tape off, but only after the polish dried completely.

Step 4: I created the polka dots with the help of a toothpick- it’s not very professional, but it works pretty good.

Final result

Step 5: 1 layer of top coat.

Final result

Easy Peasy!

What do you think?


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  1. Elena  decembrie 10, 2013

    Cata rabdare poti avea ! Looks fun …I like this things,dar eu stau foarte prost cu rabdarea la capitolul nail art :))

  2. Cosmeticopedia
    Cosmeticopedia  decembrie 10, 2013

    e super fun…serios :)))) intr-adevar e nevoie de putintica rabdare…dar cum sunt obsedata de manichiura, imi face placere sa pierd timpul cu asa ceva :))

  3. mihaela pojogu  decembrie 11, 2013

    Cu siguranta imi voi face si eu braduti, azi ma pun pe treaba ;))
    Foarte dragut rezultatul.

  4. Cosmeticopedia
    Cosmeticopedia  decembrie 11, 2013

    :))) ma bucur ca vrei sa incerci pattern-ul…e simpatic, intr-adevar! Si la cat sclipici am folosit…cred ca ma va tine manichiura pana la revelion :)))

  5. Aby  decembrie 11, 2013

    Ah..ce combinatie faina. Oja essie e ♥.
    Uitasem de acest procedeu pentru a realiza braduti, la rabdare trebuie sa lucram ( si la timp :-D)
    Foarte faina manichiura!♥

  6. Cosmeticopedia
    Cosmeticopedia  decembrie 11, 2013

    Multumesc, Aby! Lacul Essie e foarte misto, unul dintre preferate 😉 La mine a mers destul de OK realizarea modelului, nu a luat foaaarte mult timp, cu toate ca e prima data cand fac asa ceva…