Arden: Hey everyone! Here's another installment in my As Seen on Pinterest series!
First, the inspiration:
I started with a base of two coats of Julep Bunny. (Let's be honest, I did this manicure right after I swatched Bunny, and that's why I used it!)
I followed the tutorial above. I first added the top left section of black lines using our black Color Club striper polish. Then I did the top right section using Julep Eden (I told you I'd already used it in a bunch of manicures!) and a striper brush from our MASH nail brush kit.
Up until this point, things were going pretty well. I was thinking, "These nails look awesome! I am doing such a great job of making good-lucking, straight lines."
Then the wheels came off the wagon a little bit. The third section I painted on was the teal quadrant, using L'Oreal Not a Cloud in Sight. I don't know if it was just a problem with this polish, or if I was getting tired, or if I was just fated to stop making good lines, but this was a little bit of a problem. It seemed like NONE of the lines were straight-- they all came across thick and goopy. Alas. I finished by adding the final black section, but by then I was a little demoralized and so those lines weren't very crisp either.
Now that I can look back with more perspective, I think as a whole these look pretty ok. They're not the best (and certainly not as well-done as the original post from Pinterest) but I think as a whole they look pretty cool.
I'm going to have to try them again sometime and see if I can do better!