31 Day Challenge 2015: Rainbow

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Hi beauts!
Oooh I do love a rainbow and I love today's mani too! It's sure cheering me up on this miserably cold day, I've been on the hot water bottles since I woke up. Brrrr! Apparently colder here in the UK than in Siberia yesterday, well that's saying something! This design is yet another that has been on my to-do list for the longest time but it just seemed like too much work to have a go at when there were other more pressing mani's I wanted to do. In fact though, it wasn't very time consuming at all!


I've no idea how others would do this but I started with a white base, two coats. Next I used a black nail art pen to draw out my clouds. I then - miraculously for me - managed to paint on the rainbow stripes pretty evenly using only the polish bottle brush and a finely balanced amount of polish; I finished off the fiddly area's closest to the cloud tops with a small nail art brush. Finally popped on a coat of glitter for a hint of magic!

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I'm sooo chuffed with this one! I love it when a mani you're almost afraid to start ends up being a breeze and turning out just how you wanted... It's rare let me tell you!

Barry M: Matte White, Hot Pink, Yellow, Pink Flamingo, Peach Melba, Bright Purple, Blueberry Ice Cream, Black Nail Art Pen, Sally Hansen: Silver Slingblade, Small Detailer Brush

Rebecca x


  1. Aww, cute! I've been trying many a rainbow manis, but they never turn out quite right...this shall be my next "method" to copy! :)

    1. Good stuff, this was super easy - even a scaredy cat like me managed it :)


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