June 9, 2012

It's Chanel, darling.

*Warning: This post is pic heavy (how could it not be lol?)

I was planning on saving this post for tomorrow.. but I just hit 200 followers!!! :D So I couldn't help myself.. besides, I'm wearing Chanel, darling! ;)

I finished this mani about 20min ago, took photos, uploaded them, and here we are. This polish is fabulous.. and I was incredibly lucky to win it in Varnished Valkyrie's giveaway! How awesome is that?!

This is one of those polishes you can't take your eyes off of. I think this is one of my favourite stamping manicures so far too :) So without further ado I give you... Chanel Péridot! (swatches at the bottom)



I used 2 coats of Chanel Péridot.
Stamped with Finger Paints black expressionism and BM-210. 
The added sparkle is L.A.Colors Nail Art Deco silver glitter.
And I topped it all off with 2 coats of Seche Vite.



As part of my giveaway I asked all of you lovely readers what things you would like to see on my blog, and a few people mentioned swatches. What better polish to start with? I'm not a big fan of swatch posts myself, when I browse blogs I'm usually looking for unique nail art or stamping. However, I will start swatching various polishes from now on, but they will be swatches of my base-coats used in my regular nail art posts. I will start with today... here are a few swatches of the lovely Chanel Péridot:



Indirect Sunlight

A big thank you to Kas and George for giving away this treasure! :) 

13 comments:

  1. Where do I even start with this except for repeating what all the Ladies before me already said "beautiful" "gorgeous" and "wow" !
    Peridot is a lovely shade, but your stamping honed in on its essence and the little glitter bits are the perfectly delicious icing on the cake!
    You are full of inspiration!

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  2. Thank you!! :) This was one of my favourite stamping manicures so far, from my work.. I'm glad you and the other girls liked it as much as I did. 

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  3. http://goo.gl/aF6lP

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  4. Really gorgeous!

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  5. Wow! So beautiful!

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  6. so beautiful <3 this!

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  7. Enter my giveaway and you can win the new BM plates, a konad stamper and two of my go-to polishes for stamping... everything you need to get started :) 

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  8. Katie - missy's mani'sAugust 21, 2012 at 3:54 PM

    Beautiful. Love the polish, love your stamping :)

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  9. That's gorgeous! I'm glad you won it.  You made something that was beautiful to begin with even more stunning :D

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  10. So lovely! I really like that stamping plate as well. 

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  11. OMG! i love this! i need some of those stamping thingies! XD damn college life and its money-sucking aspects! This is one of my fav designs from you, there is just something about it.

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