[Week 14: Flowers] Smelling (or looking at) Roses

Our family has a saying, ‘smelling roses’ which typically means just going on spontaneous adventures during road trips, like deciding to drive down random roads to see sunsets over a dam, or even to just see where it goes πŸ™‚ I feel like I am in need of an adventure, but I guess I looking at these pretty roses on my nailsΒ will have to do this week!

2012 saw me doing a pretty simple blue floral design over a neutral pinkish shade:

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I have gone for a similar look this week – except, it looks more perfect πŸ˜‰ with this neutral grey wrap with red and blue roses.

This weeks wrap is from the style box capsule which is exclusively available to Australian and New Zealand markets. I have used the January 2016 Classic Style Box wrap, ‘Vintage Meets Modern Floral’ and I am in love!!!Β As usual, I have topped this matte wrap with Jamberry’s Trushine Gel system using the base and top coat πŸ™‚

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I hope you are all having a wonderful week, love K x

P.s. have a look HERE to see other easy manis you can do at home!

 

[Week 10: Gradient] Bye bye Autumn!

Well, we have been hit with some pretty intense winter storms, its pretty clear that Autumn is over! So this weeks gradient is such a pretty deep burgundy!

I had an exam today which I felt was a COMPLETE flop, so I was so excited to get home and find some of Jamberry’s Style Box wraps, including these two pretties! You’re a Gem Foilage & You’re Gem Ombre from the October 2015 Feminine Style Box!

I’ve never been great at gradients… Have a look at my 2012 attempt… Clear to say… Not great!

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And now:

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You’re a Gem Foilage has a glossy finish while You’re a Gem Ombre has a luster finish, so to match them, I have put the matte top coat over foilage πŸ™‚

To have a look at the other no fail, perfect gradients from Jamberry, click HERE.

I love theseΒ no fail gradients! There are a few other perfect gradients that Jamberry have – picking which one was the hardest part :p but this week is kind of exciting,Β I am 1/3 of the way through my challenge today & pretty excited for the next 10 weeks of patterns! Hope you are all well & surviving these storms xx