I sometimes feel I have two lives – the blogger and the musician. They usually don’t intertwine, but this is a special occasion. You see, last week was big for me musically. It was my first symphony rehearsal in five years. I LOVE playing in the orchestra, and I am so excited to be performing again. Anyway, last week I was also challenged to come up with a nail design that captures the essence of one of ModCloth’s fabulous summer dresses (visit the ModCloth Nail Klub page to see what it’s all about). As I was scrolling through the dress options, I came across the Beyond Compare Dress. This crimson gown with metallic flecks and ornate bid collar is a stunner and would be an absolutely perfect dress for performing.
How It’s Done
After applying one coat of Covergirl Outlast in Forever Festive, I sprinkled on a sparkly red glitter to mimic the metallic fibers in the dress. Next, as a nod to the embellished collar, I used a dotting tool to create pearl-like drops in a crescent shape along the cuticle edge. After everything was dry, I added a second dot of polish onto the first. This made the pearls appear rounder and stand out further. Finally, I finished the design with a clear coat to keep everything in place.
Tell Me: Which ModCloth dress is your favorite? Do you ever match your manicure to your outfit?