Thursday, 30 December 2010

I ♥ Britain

These nails where inspired by one of my favourite Christmas presents….an M&S Percy Pig Piggy Bank!  I’m actually tempted to go to M&S and buy another one just in case this one breaks!

I really love everything about this piggy bank, from the colours to the patterns and shapes, it’s just so me, so I thought what better bit of inspiration for a nail design!  For this design I used the following Models Own Nail Varnishes: Red Alert, Feeling Blue, True Blue, Snow White, 3-in-1 Basecoat, Topcoat and Gloss and my white Models Own Nail Pen.  I also tried out my new nail brushes and nail varnish corrector pen, which I bought off eBay.  The nail brushes are really useful but aren’t as precise as nail pens but they are good because you don’t need to buy nail pens in every shade, you can just use the nail varnish directly out of the bottle.  The nail varnish corrector pen is quite useful and came with 3 replacement tips so is pretty good value for money, but cotton buds and nail varnish remover is cheaper but the corrector pens are more precise and don’t fall apart as easy so you decide! 
So back to this design… it is a little bit messy but for some reason I really love the messiness of the flags but wish the middle finger nails were a bit neater.  This design didn’t seem to take very long but was probably getting on for about 2 hours by the time I removed my old nail varnish and did the base coats.  This design I will defiantly be doing again I think this may well be my favourite design so far!

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