Wednesday, 12 June 2013

The Digit-al Dozen Does Books: Bookshelf

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Morning lacqueristas!

I'm back for day 3 in The Digit-al Dozen's Book Week with a little bit of a different manicure than the past 2 days. My last 2 book manicures were based on children's books while todays manicure is based on books itself!


At home I have a bookshelf just filled to the brim with books, but I always admire bookshelves that just have really special books on them and then beautiful bookends on either side. When I finally have my own house I want to have a bookshelf somewhere with my favourites and some gorgeous bookends.


For these nails I started off with Cult Nails Tempest the best white creme ever! Then I freehanded on Read in Pure Ice Silver Mercedes to represent my bookends. I did them in silver because I was going for a platinum look. On my thumb I did a reverse gradient using Cult Nails Happy Endings. Then I started making my books. I used a lot of colours which I will list below!
Ardene Chic-kita
Nailtini Grenadine
China Glaze For Audrey
China Glaze Secret Peri-wink-le
Essie Mesmerize
Essie Pretty Edgy
China Glaze Gothic Lolita
Lime Crime Milky Ways
Revlon Sorbet
Cult Nails Evil Queen



I love bookends and actually really enjoyed wearing these! I didn't want to take these off at all :)

Do you like these bookends? Do you showcase your books anywhere in the house with some beautiful bookends?

Make sure you check out the rest of the Digit-al Dozen's book nails!

18 comments:

  1. Love this!!! The little letters make it super extra awesome!

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  2. This is super amazing! I agree with Missy...the "font" is amazing and makes the design really amazing! :)

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  3. When I first saw this, I was SURE the letters were decals. Wow!! Nice freehand skills!!

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    1. LOL! Yup they took awhile, but I like them!

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  4. I love the colorful books sandwiched between "READ". Those letters look flawless!

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  5. Love the message in this mani and totally agree with it! Maybe because I'm such a bookaholic I love this mani so much, but it is indeed awesome and your freehand keeps amazing me more and more! :D

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  6. Super cute! Love the details on the books :)

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  7. Great idea and beautiful manicure! :-)

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