Confetti Nails – Models Own Nail Art

I love confetti nails. I’ve been meaning to paint my nails for ages but I just haven’t had the time. I usually get impatient waiting for it to dry and end up ruining it somehow. It’s been 4 days and so far, it’s all good! I even went bowling with them and not a single chip.

Confetti Nails

I used Model’s Own Snow white as the base, then used one coat of Model’s Own glitter polish (the name escapes me now and I can’t see it on the website!) and topped with a coat of clear polish. I wanted to get a confetti look and I think I achieved it.

Confetti Nails

I find that with a lot of glitter polish’s you have to put on so many coats to get a consistent level of glitter but this was only one coat which I couldn’t believe. I’d be interested to see how many I’d need it I was just using this alone without the base layer as an accent colour.

Confetti Nails

Fingers crossed these last my whole holiday as I didn’t bring any other nail varnish with me!

Have you ever tried confetti nails?

Check out my other nail art. 

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All that glitters is gold

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As I mentioned in my previous post nail envy it’s been a while since I painted my nails. Well last week I finally got back into the swing of it by painting them white with a layer of gold glitter. Both nail varnish’s are Models Own – Snow white and Gold Finger.  

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 I love the way it catches the light and am dying to try this same style with a multi-colour glitter for a confetti effect. 

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My original plan was to have white with large gold polka dots (not unlike my current blog background) but I realized this wasn’t meant to be as I only have gold glitter polish. A design like that would require a consistent colour which I could only get from Gold Rush in the Models Own range. Another time.
 

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What fun things have you painted on your nails recently?

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Nail envy

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I can’t believe that we’re already a month into 2015 and I haven’t painted my nails yet. That is very unlike me. I remember the days when I used to take pride in the fact that I did something different with them almost every week. Over time I seem to have just gotten lazier and lazier with them until I just stopped doing them around Christmas.

You can think of nails as something shallow but I see them as something small to make you smile. It’s all about the little things in life and I really want to get back into painting my nails again. So I wanted to do a roundup of the designs that I have done since I started this blog over 3 years ago to get my creative brain back into gear. 

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Do you paint your nails? 
 
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Outfit Post: Graduation Day

Not mine, but finally my boyfriends. 4 years of being together and it’s taken him 5 years to get through uni. He got a 2:1 and I am so proud of him. 
 
Since it was ridiculously hot that day I had to wear something smart but weather appropriate. 
 

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Butterfly statement necklace – Primark, Dress – Forever 21

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My new earrings from Ruby Robin Boutique. Those are dandelion seeds inside!

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Wedges – New Look
 
And of course I had to paint my nails for the occasion.
 

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Models Own Snow White and Models Own Black nail art pen
 

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Suit: F+F

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It’s rare to see him this smart, ha ha.
 
It was a brilliant day!
 

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Of course we need our traditional “mong shot”
Enjoy the weather people, I hear it’s going to rain soon!
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Dripping paint nails

It’s been a while since I last painted my nails so I decided it was time to crack out the nail varnish again.  As usual, I had one idea of what I was doing in my head but it ended up as something completely different. In these situations I tend to just shrug my shoulders and go “Oh well, I meant to do that”. I like this much better than my original plan anyway! 

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Models Own: Lemon Meringue, Rimmel: How do you lilac it (*chuckles*), Models Own: Nail art pen in Black
The bf says it reminds him of rhubarb and custard. Nice and summery! Right, back to job hunting. 
 
Have you done any nail art recently?
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