29 July 2014

Twinsie Tuesday: Interlocking Designs

I had this whole fancy puzzle design in mind for today's Twinsie Tuesday theme, but then I smacked myself upside my own head and said, "Oi, genius! You have to get on a plane in, like, 36 hours, you still have a dozen posts to schedule, and you haven't even thought about packing yet." Also, there's the part where I've never, ever even tried something like this before, so yeah, let's maybe try walking for today. (Is that what sensible people act like all the time? It feels weird.)

interlocking dots nail art

And this is exactly why I enjoy having these TT prompts, because while I've literally had this technique on my to-do list for years, other stuff kept jumping the queue--but design this was legitimately fun to do, and I'm pleasantly surprised with the enormously gloopy mess that it somehow managed not to turn into.

Before I started, I thought it would look awesome to have these two similar shades but with the different finishes (China Glaze Recycle and Color Club Beyond). Then I got into the dotting bit and thought that what would look really awesome would be the ability to see what I was doing while I was doing a brand new thing where I still wasn't entirely sure what I was doing. So, note for next time, better lighting and/or a little more colour contrast will make it bunches easier on the eyes. I have to admit, though, I kinda like the greys.

interlocking dot nail art

For more interlocking manicure designs, please check out some of my fellow Twinsies' blogs!


Alaina at The Little Canvas
Amanda at Amandalandish
Amber at Nails Like Lace
Anna at Going to the Showing
Bridget at A Painted Nail
Casey at Casey Lane Loves Polish
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
ChiChi at I'm Just Me...ChiChi
Cordia at Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth at Did My Nails
Erin at Paint Those Piggies
Jessica at Blue Velvet Lacquer
Kelly at Tuxarina
Lakeisha at Refined & Polished
Lisa at The Polish Playground
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie at A Little Polish
Tiffany at Polished to Precision

9 comments:

  1. It looks beautiful Elizabeth, The two polishes work so well together and that holo is stunning.

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  2. I can't even explain how amazing I think he holo here looks with the creme. Brilliant!

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  3. Nice interlocking design! I like how these two colors look together too.

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  4. These are fabulous!! Amazing choices. :D And good traveling!

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  5. I LOVE the color combination; great job!

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  6. holy holo! Goodness I love the Color Clubs. Awesome mani!

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  7. Oh my goodness. I love this pattern!
    ~Liz

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  8. Love the creme and holo combo!! Really pretty!

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