Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Eyelet Love You!!!

Happy Valentine's Day everyone!!!!  I wanted to do a mani that was fun, bright, and delicate all at the same time!  So, instead of the usual hearts and flowers, I thought so eyelet lace trim would do the trick!

I started with one coat of China Glaze Gothic Lolita.  It's a great purple creme with a soft purple shimmer.

Next I chose my newest Dollish Polish Aurora Borealis, a fabulous shimmer coat that flashes from blue to purple. I used one coat ...

And I loved it, but I really wanted this to shine, so I used one more coat of Aurora Borealis.

I used my striping brush with Kiss White to create the lace lines.

Then I used my large dotting tool to create the first part of the eyelets.

Finally, I used my small dotting tool with Gothic Lolita to complete the eyelet loop look!

I finished with one coat of SV.

I love the way that this turned out!  It's fun and girly, without the traditional Valentine's Day look!  Have a great Valentine's Day and Happy Painting!!!


  1. love the idea of lace! very creative mani as always!


  2. wow Aurora Borealis is amazing over Gothic Lolita!

  3. This is gorgeous! Such a lovely mani! I love Gothic Lolita! Happy Valentine's day hon!

  4. Fabulous!! I think i need to get gothic lolita, i know a girl....

  5. An adorable look Nicole! A nice change from hearts everywhere which even I couldn't resist although I don't even like valentine's day!

  6. I love this tutorial thing you got goin on. Great colors.

  7. It looks great! I've seen enough red, white and pink to see me through to next Valentines. Good to see something different :) Aurora Borealis is such a good name for that polish!


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