Sunday, June 17, 2012

10 Day/Week Challenge - Inspired by a Book...Cover

For this mani, I spent a long time thinking about some of the books I've read over the past few years that I really enjoyed, and tried to come up with some nail art ideas. As I was looking at my copy of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, I was inspired by the cover. I think the design turned out to be pretty cool. I painted my nails yellow first with Spoiled Did I Dye It Too Blond? and then stamped over it very randomly with Color Club Twiggie. For this I used Mash-43 and Mash-49. That doesn't really matter so much as I only took bits and pieces from the stamps with the thin lines and actually tried not to use the whole image. After that I did the same thing using just Mash-49 with Spoiled Jail Bait. I think it turned out pretty cool. Take a look!
With the flash
Without the flash
 Here is an image of the book I used as my inspiration.

Overall, I am pretty happy with this one. The colors matched the book cover pretty well, and I had fun doing it. Thanks for looking!


  1. That is really accurate. I love the colours!

  2. That looks fantastic! Most times when I try "inspire by" nail art, it ends up looking very little like the goal, but your is spot on!

    1. Whoops - I accidentally marked this as Spam instead of hitting Publish! Thank you for the compliment! I was actually really pleased with how close the colors were. Thanks!


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