DIY Inspired: Grey Damask Mani

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Evening loves!
This week I have started the redecorating of my living room after we had the ceiling replastered and painted and new spotlights fitted while we were on holiday. After much deliberation on colours/paints/wallpapers I am finally tending to my woodwork and walls and have done a mani inspired by the scheme we've plumped for - light grey on three of the walls and a white/silver damask wallpaper on the largest "feature" wall...

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This scheme just sets off our large victorian room with white shutters beautifully and it worked out pretty good on my nails too! I did three thin coats of Maybelline Colorshow 'Cool Touch' for the grey nails and two of Barry M 'Cotton' on the accent nail before stamping with 'Silver Foil Effect' using MoYou London Fashionista 07. Finished with topcoat.

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Although I do adore this scheme, being the woman I am, I must confess to considering a change to the wallpaper as I've been prepping the walls and wood for painting over the last couple of days. I'm hankering after a rope and knot pattern I've seen in similar colours to this damask one so I think I'll order a sample and then make a final decision ;) 

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Well I'll be getting busy with a very different brush and of course the good ol' roller for the remainder of the week but I'll squeeze in a little "Throwback Thursday" post before I return proper on Saturday with another swatch.

If only it were as easy to change my rooms as it is my mani!

Rebecca x

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