Hello lovelies! Today I’d like to share a crafting project with you that I’ve been working on the past four or five days. It’s a “dragon egg!” I used the tutorial that Mish over at Accio Lacquer posted. As tedious as this project is, I will do another one or two or more because look at the result:
For the thumbtacks, I painted them first with two coats Wet n’ Wild’s Black Creme, then one coat of Clarins 430 (the coveted “Unicorn Pee”), and finished with a clear topcoat. I love using my 430 for projects like this so that I can preserve it in it’s true glory! I know the second photo isn’t great, but it shows just the broad spectrum of colors that is 430.
The base is Red Carpet Manicure’s Dripping in Luxury, a color that looks more silver in bottle than it does applied. I would say it’s more of a foggy pearl when on the nail. I topped that with Julep’s America the Beautiful. I like America, and I thought it would look great on a silver background, but I was mistaken, or at least I was with the silver I picked. I intend on redoing my mani before Friday.
Since Friday falls on a holiday, and my post will be Independence Day themed, I will either post late on Friday or early-ish on Saturday.
Have a happy and safe 4th, everyone!