13 January 2015

The Digit-al Dozen Does Fairytales: Alice in Wonderland

Day 2 of The Digit-al Dozen is upon us, and I decided to go with one of my classic nail art styles - the simple skittle manicure! I was inspired by the storybook character Alice from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, mainly her blue dress, big bow, and striped socks! I was partially inspired by a nail art look I found online, but the blogger who posted it seems to have removed her website. You can see the thumbnail here.


On my index and ring finger, I painted a base of Cuccio Verona Lace, and on my middle and pinky nails I painted on a base of Color Club Factory Girl. On my index nail, I painted on the ace of spades design (get it? Alice? With an A?!) with a fine detail brush and black acrylic paint. On my middle nail, I placed these black studs from Born Pretty Store in a bow shape using top coat. On my ring finger, I painted stripes with Cuccio 2am in Hollywood. I topped everything off with top coat.


Although this is a simple design, it wasn't as easy as it looks! It took me several tries to paint the ace of spades correctly (those are so not easy to draw!) I do love the way the bow turned out, though, and it was so easy to put together with the studs.


I am really pleased with how this turned out, though. Alice in Wonderland is one of my favorite stories and I've always wanted to translate it into a manicure, but I figured the subject matter was too daunting! I think this is definitely a wearable look, though.


Here are the polishes I used. I reviewed the Cuccio shades here and the Color Club here. Again, you can get the black studs here (don't forget to use the code RFL91 for 10% off your Born Pretty Store order!)

Well, that's it for Day 2! Make sure you check out the lovely manicures from the other ladies of The Digit-al Dozen!




PRODUCTS USED:
Base: Duri Rejuvacote

Polishes: 
Cuccio Verona Lace + Cuccio 2am in Hollywood, review here
Color Club Factory Girl, review here

Top: KBShimmer Clearly on Top, $5.50 USD here

21 comments:

  1. Fantastic! I love the rhinestone bow!

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  2. So creative - love it!

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  3. I love the very graphic and simplistic style of the nail art. It's very impactful and memorable! :)

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  4. These are so awesome! I love how you did the bow!

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  5. I adore this look! So beautiful!

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  6. Love it! Especially those studs you used to create a bow.

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  7. Nice interpretation!

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  8. The Dalai Lama's NailsJanuary 13, 2015 at 1:34 PM

    I love the colors here - It's true that Alice wears a blue dress, but for some reason I don't immediately associate it with the story. It's so pretty!

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  9. I loved the little bow! I knew what this was right off! Love it!

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  10. Simple yet beautiful and you immediately know exactly what it is.

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  11. I love that you added the rhinestones in a bow and the base color is truly amazing!

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  12. This is so cute! I love how you created the bow using some rhinestones!

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  13. I love this! I knew exactly what you were going for when I saw it! That bow is just perfect :)

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  14. This is so classy looking! I love them!

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  15. I love this! When I saw it I immediately knew it was from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Also that ace is perfect. It looks amazing!

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  16. It's totally a grown up and work appropriate Alice mani. Classy and clean!

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  17. I love these, Kelli! The ace is so great and I love that you mixed in the 3D effect with the studs. I need to read Alice in Wonderland soon...

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  18. A Girl and Her PolishJanuary 18, 2015 at 9:53 AM

    Simple perfection! Love them!

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  19. Oh my goodness! These are so perfect! I love them!

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  20. rhinestones in the shape of a bow is so simple yet so creative and cute!! Even I think I could pull that off (maybe...) hehe

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