Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Twinsie Tuesday - Ombre Nails

Good morning, dear readers! :D

Today is Twinsie Tuesday!!

Ombre nails are the theme for today.

For this manicure I had a tough time finding polishes that matched really well for the ombre look, so I made mini ombre patterns (the middle, index and thumb, and the middle, ring and pinky) going in each direction from the middle nail.  Does that make any sense? : /  I then tried to make gradients on each nail.  I then added a couple coats of Color Club Covered in Diamonds.  After that, I tried to paint around the nail art in black acrylic paint, but my hand wasn't so steady and the bumpiness from the flakies didn't help.  So here is my confusing mess of a manicure! :D

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-Ashesela ;)


  1. I think this turned out great! Great take on the ombre nails! :D

  2. So cool! I really like the pinky! Could I ask why you sign your name "Ashesela?" I've been wondering!

  3. Ash, this is beautiful! I'm always in awe of your skills!

  4. haha i loved reading the description about this. it looks really cool! like the ocean and seaglass:]

  5. Ash, this is so unique and cool! I feel like such a broken record telling you how amazing you are, but oh well - it is true! I'm with Sarah, too. Reminds me of the ocean :)

  6. This is completely wonderful! I just can't get over how beautiful it really is!

  7. I quite like this! I have never seen anyone do black around the edges that is really what makes this manicure great imo!

  8. While I don't quite get the ombre effect of the whole mani, I think it's awesome! Your pinkie is fantastic!

  9. Wow! You really made this challenge your own! I love it!

  10. @ drinkcitra: Aw, thank you!!!!! :’D

    @ Bethany Taylor: Thank you!!! :D I’ve used that name for years online, and I kinda constructed it out of my first and middle names (Ashley+Elaine). :D

    @ Amanda: :’D Thank you so much, Amanda!!!! :’D You are so kind!!!

    @ SeeSarahSwatch: Hahah!! :D OOooh I LOVE your description!!! :O!!!

    @ Tara: YAAAY!!! Thank you so much!!!!! :’D

    @ JennaFroggy: :’D Thank you so much, Jenna!!! :D

    @ Ashley K: Thank you so much!!!! I really appreciate that!! :D

    @ TopCoatIt: Thank you!!! :D Yeah, my ombre was all over the place (consisting of the colours near the top of the nails for the thumb, index and middle, and then the middle, ring and pinky as a separate mini ombre. XD)

    @ Norelis Ocasio: Aw, thank you Nory!!!!!! :’D

    @ The Collegiate Nail: :’D Thank you so much, Brandi!!!!! :’D

  11. this looks so awesome! It turned out great! I thought Ashesela was a combo of you and your sister's names since you like making frankens together.

  12. Looks beautiful! Love the colors you chose!

  13. Very cool! The flakies are fab!

  14. @ ChiChi: Thank you so much!! :D Haha, I can see where you would get that, since my sister's name is Leah! XD

    @ Polish and Charms: Thank you so much!!! :D!

    @ GoingtotheShowing: :'D Thank you!!!! :D

    @ Anne Thompson: Aw, thank you!!! :D

  15. these are amazing! i love how you made it more unique using a border and the glitter/flakies!

  16. @ esmeheredia: Thank you so much!!! :'D I really appreciate that and I am glad you like them!!

  17. I totally love this! Covered in Diamonds is one of my all-time favs. What an awesome way to make your ombre even cooler!

  18. @ Chelsea: Thank you so much!!!! :'D I really appreciate your kind compliments!! Oh yeah, Covered in Diamonds is so pretty!

  19. Sooo pretty! I love the color combo you used!!! Gorgeous!

  20. I love how these turned out! Very pretty!

  21. I love this! Your pinky nail is my favorite!

  22. Hehehe, fun! I love the green pinky.

  23. I don't think its a mess, I think it looks really good x :-)


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