Are you guys sick of seeing pink and red colors all month? Now that Valentine’s Day is over, here’s the opposite of all those lovesick manicures: black and blue broken hearts! This was for a nail art collaboration put together by @nailcraftaddict on Instagram.
I started by picking a pretty jelly polish from Pretty & Polished called Heart of the Ocean to be my base color.
I used plate BP-61 from Born Pretty Store to do some stamping.
I picked black polish from Ya Qin An to do a background of tied up hearts using the image from the top center of BP-61.
I tried to do double stamping with Konad Special Nail Polish in Silver along with the black stamping polish from Ya Qin An, but my broken heart design didn’t stand out as well as I thought it would.
Although I was trying to avoid doing this, I ended up taking a detail brush with craft smart acrylic paint in white to outline the heart shapes by hand. At least the design wasn’t too complicated!
Another layer of top coat finished off the look.
As for the fab collab, check out our lovely collage!
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Here's a fun black and blue heart collab that I participated in with a bunch of talented ladies. Thanks so much for including me! 💙 My solo shot will be posted soon. … The Ladies of Color proudly present our non-pink, non-red, beautiful, Blue and Black hearts for February. A great turnout from a lot of wonderful ladies. We hope you enjoy our non-traditional Valentines!💙♥💙♥ You can visit #ladiesofcolorbnbhearts2017 to see everyone's manis. Please check out all the participant's pages and art! They are listed here: @miss_chonails @dwooleybooger @cre8tive_nails_obsession @jamjams_96 @nailcraftaddict @nail.dazed @fyreblossomnails @damningeden @finepolish @mimi35c @susie_polish @painteddigits @nail_amazed @funnailsrandom @iampepperfan @busybee_nails @ttluvsnails @yayis_nails @gridqueen @theworldofcos @nailsover50 @nailsnartbyme @s._nailart 💙♥💙 #nailswithfriends #manicollage #manicollab #blueandblackvalentines #finepolish #manicure #mani #notd #nailart #nails #nailstagram #nailsofinstagram #nailpolish #cutepolish #nailsoftheday #nailspo #unhas #ongles #nailartclub #nailporn #instanails #prettynails #nailedit #nailspotting #💅 #nailsonfleek #nailswag #bbloggers
It’s a cheeky manicure and all in fun. See you soon for the next post!