Saturday, July 7, 2012

Summer Challenge Day 4 - Palm Trees

Day 4 (July 7th) of the Summer Challenge is Palm Trees. I'm really struggling to keep up with this challenge, and being a perfectionist, I spent way too long working on these. I'm so proud of my work, though, it was totally worth it. Take a look!
I started with a base of NYC Pink Promenade Creme. I love this polish, and wear it so much the bottle is less than half full now. :) After that, I did a gradient with this color, Wet n Wild Through The Grapevine and Wet n Wild On a Trip. This is definitely the best gradient I have ever done, so I was quite happy. After that, I painted my palm trees with Orly Jet Black, which is a striper, and then I just added topcoat. Here are a few pics to show the process.
Here is NYC Pink Promenade Creme by itself
This is what it looked like after I finished my gradient

Thank you so much for looking! A full outline of the challenge can be found here. Please be sure to check out the other participants in this challenge, too!

  1. Theodora from Red Hair and Black Nail Polish
  2. Kaki from GlitterObsession
  3. Cuti-CLUE-les
  4. Whimsical Glam
  5. Sue from Creative Nail Design by Sue
  6. Sangy from Lipgloss Affairs
  7. Taya from Taya
  8. Kelly from Adventures in Nail Art
  9. Diana from Nails by Diana
  10. Alexis Leigh from -XOXO Alexis Leigh
  11. Namira from Namira Rahman
  12. Chiro from Nail of This Week
  13. IsaBella at IsaBella's World
  14. Beautilicious Blogger
  15. Nikki from Little Green Heart
  16. Peace Love and Polish


  1. I love the color combination!

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous. I have a bag with the exact same print as your manicure :-)

  3. Replies
    1. Thank you - glad you like it...this is gonna be like the bees where I don't want to remove it - haha.

  4. These are so cute - reminds me of a Hawaiian sunset :)

    1. Thanks! I've never been to Hawaii - I guess this means I probably should, now. ;)

  5. Looooove the gradient! And the nails <3

    1. Thnaks, Theodora! I love how yours turned out too! Your palm tree looks so detailed!


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