Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Jewel Tone Jubilee

Hi everyone!  Today I wanted to go with something really jewel toned and fun that pops!

I started off with two coats of Deborah Lippmann Dream a Little Dream of Me, a really pretty sheer pink with s shimmer that shifts from blue-green to purple.

Next, I taped off the half moon sections at the top and applied one coat of Sensique Jewel of the Orient, a beautiful "blurple" with a nice pink to purple shimmer.  I adore this color, but it still didn't have that pop effect I was going for.

With my striping brush, I applied some vertical stripes of Hard Candy Frenzy, a really fun bright teal creme.

For a final bit of color, I went for one of my ultimate jewel tones, and, with my small dotting tool, I lined dots of Zoya Carly along the half moon.

I finished it all off with one coat of SV.

I really enjoyed creating this one!  All of my favorite elements were there!  I hope you all enjoy it too!!!

Happy Painting!


  1. Very pretty. I like the jewel oned combinations

  2. oooh real nice!! And thanks for the tutorial! I will try it :-D

  3. The colors and shimmer are fantastic!

  4. This is so pretty! I love all the colors together!

  5. I love jewel tones! This is so pretty!

  6. Totally awesome, I love the color combination. And I think I need to get that DL color!

  7. Beautiful, that DL is really pretty!

  8. LOVE the DL. and your stripes look great! I love how perfect stripes create the illusion of super smooth chrome.


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