June 19, 2012

Summer Fun Challenge! Day 1: Grill Master

I stumbled upon this nail art challenge late yesterday afternoon and asked to join in right away. I know it's last minute but I love challenges because they give me plenty of inspiration :)

I'm quite happy that this challenge won't be as intense as the 31 Day Challenge. It's sweet and simple. There will be 8 posts total, 2 per week for 4 weeks. The lovely Lindsey over at Neverland Nail Blog created this challenge. I'm a little late with this post, but from now my challenge posts will be on Tuesday and Thursday each week. And here are the themes:


To check out this challenge at any time you can click my new 'Nail Art Challenges' tab under my blog header and go from there :) 


So, today is Day 1: Grill Master! I have to admit I had a lot of trouble getting inspired for this mani. I resorted to google images and found this:



I used Finger Paints Paper Mache for my base. 
All the rest was painting using various nail art brushes and the following polishes:
Orly Coffee Break (Letters)
Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Sun Kissed & Mellow Yellow (Flames)
& Finger Paints Black Expressionism (Outline)


Like I said, a little uninspired. Good news is I am looking forward to all of the other days of the challenge, I have all kinds of ideas running through my head. Stay tuned for Day 2 on Thursday :) 






12 comments:

  1. LOL! YUM... I bet my hubby would love this one... I can smell the steaks already ;)

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  2. Wow! This looks exactly like your inspiration pic. I love it!

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  3. Mandy at Chameleon StampedeAugust 21, 2012 at 3:53 PM

    So cute!

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  4. Them's some crazy brush skills!! Amazing work as always!

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  5. This is so awesome, great work =]!

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  6. your blog is awesome!!!! I soooooo following you! I am new to the nail blog world :)

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  7. stephanie gillespieAugust 21, 2012 at 3:53 PM

    Wish I could do letters as good as this xo

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  8. I definitely want to try grill marks when it gets hot out xD That sounds like it'd be amazingly cute. Btw, you have a VEERRRYY neat freehand. I'm envious.

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  9. Kat Hooked On PolishAugust 21, 2012 at 3:53 PM

    I resorted to google too! But most of the images were beyond my abilities, much like the one you chose :P. It looks great, so clean and well done!

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  10. Yes, it was a little hard for me to come up with something too. Can't wait to see more of yours

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  11. weeee!!! sizzling hot brats definitely come to mind!!! what an awesome job, Kelsie!!!

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  12. psh, uninspired. Yours is actually my favorite! You did a great job.

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