Happy Valentines Day interweb lovlies!
So these are my Valentines nails! I picked up some lace from a fabric store on Queen Street while I was ducking in and out of stores for polish finds. Alas, nothing. I was hoping that *maybe* American Apparel would have their polish line in Canada and it was slow on the recall, but no :(
Anyway - these were surprisingly a lot easier to do then I thought they were going to be! Here's how I put it all together:
Then I traced my nail bed onto the tape with a pen.
2) After that I stuck the tape down to wherever I wanted it to go on the lace and cut the shape out so that I ended up with this little ovally round thing of lace and tape.
Then all I had to do was gently GENTLY!! tear the lace away from the tape with some tweezers and while a topcoat was still wet on the top of my nails, I used an orange stick to press the lace down onto the topcoat to make it stick. After it was dry I went back with some scissors to trim any excess lace.
I sealed it all off with seche vite and used my orange stick to really press down all edges around the nails. That's it! I'm really happy with how this came out, I wish my pictures did it more justice because I just couldn't capture the holo sparkle shining out from under the lace properly :( What do you think?
Happy Valentines Day everyone! I hope you have a lovely day and remember to keep the love going all year long! <3
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Oh and I must share this picture. It pretty much screams true love:
That's right. Ben loves his lobster.