Hello lovelies,

 

I have a last design that I've prepared for Halloween and despite posting it a bit late I think you still might enjoy it ;)

 

Here I've opted for a dark, vampy base with stamped spider and nets. It's a simple look to create and it's not too extravagant. Let's have a look at the final design and how to recreate it!

 

Spider & Web Nails: Simple Stamping Nail Art feat. A England In Robe And Crown
Spider & Web Nails: Simple Stamping Nail Art feat. A England In Robe And Crown
Spider & Web Nails: Simple Stamping Nail Art feat. A England In Robe And Crown

 

How to create this look:

 

Step 1 - start with clean and dry nails and apply a coat of your favourite base coat. I'm using OPI Natural Nail base coat.

 

Step 2 - paint the nails with two coats of A England In Robe And Crown and let dry for few minutes.

 

Step 3 - stamp the spiders in the middle of the nail and spider web in a half-moon style. I've used Pueen Halloween Party 01* stamping plate, A England Excalibur RENAISSANCE and Pueen HD Chunky clear stamper*. The clear stamper really helps with an accurate placement of the stamp.

 

Step 4 - seal the design with your favourite top coat. In this case I've used Revon Gel Envy Diamond top coat.

 

Spider & Web Nails: Simple Stamping Nail Art feat. A England In Robe And Crown
Spider & Web Nails: Simple Stamping Nail Art feat. A England In Robe And Crown
Spider & Web Nails: Simple Stamping Nail Art feat. A England In Robe And Crown

 

Pueen has sent me this Halloween Party 01* stamping plate full of Halloween designs. Some cover full nail, some only a portion so it has a good selection. I love the simplicity of just having the spider web half moons and spider accent nails and also how gorgeous is the subtle holo effect that peaks out of that sexy vampy polish?! I loved wearing these nails so much! What do you think?

 

Have a lovely day! Lucie x

 

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Hello lovelies,

 

How have you all been? I can't believe another month had passed and it's time for the Paint All The Nails nail art challenge again! In two, months it will almost be New Year's! Crazy!

 

This month's theme is GILDED so I obviously had to reach for some pretty gold foil and I paired it up with some gorgeous blue and a hint of white lace inspired by various russian nail techs (for the love of me I can't find them because I don't remember their names :(

 

Paint All The Nails Presents Gilded | Gel Polish Nail Art with Semilac
Paint All The Nails Presents Gilded | Gel Polish Nail Art with Semilac
Paint All The Nails Presents Gilded | Gel Polish Nail Art with Semilac
Paint All The Nails Presents Gilded | Gel Polish Nail Art with Semilac

 

For this look, I've been using a new to me brand of gel polish, Semilac. It is a very popular Polish brand and it is now available in the UK too.

"Semilac is a hybrid nail polish which combines gel, UV and nail polish properties to create a high performance, long lasting product."

 

I've used a shimmery blue colour called Shooting Star (#114). Two thin coats were perfectly opaque and applied very nicely. I've cured it with the 6W UV LED lamp that I got in the Semilac Starte Kit*. Once cured, I've used the inhibition (sticky) layer as an adhesive for the gold foil and just pressed a piece against the nail in random places. It created the gold distressed look I was after. I wasn't happy with the look because it was a bit boring and plain so I added a freehand white lace. I've painted it using a white acrylic paint. I think it would have gotten a better result if I'd use a white nail art gel because the acrylic paint was a bit patchy and uneven even with second coat. Well, live and learn!

 

Lastly, I've sealed the whole design with a coat of Semilac Top Coat from the same Starter Kit.

 

Paint All The Nails Presents Gilded | Gel Polish Nail Art with Semilac
Paint All The Nails Presents Gilded | Gel Polish Nail Art with Semilac
Paint All The Nails Presents Gilded | Gel Polish Nail Art with Semilac

 

So what do you think?

 

I'm pretty pleased with the whole look, and enjoyed wearing it. If you'll recreate it then tag me @lucysstash and #lucysstash so I can see your recreation :) You can also see other nail artists' interpretation of this theme by searching the #paintallthenailsgilded or check out the link-up widget below.

 

Have a lovely day! Lucie x

 

 
 

 


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