Last night, when I started working on my fabric inspired mani for the New 31 Days Challenge, I managed to drop two, not one but two open bottles of polish on the floor. While they were not any expensive polishes and the loss of them (yeah, more then 3/4 of the bottles got spilled out) is sad but they can easily be replaced, the amount of mess they caused was... well... horrible. So I spent the longer part of my evening trying to remove polish from the floor and everything around and when I was finally finished, I was not in the mood to complete my fabric inspired manicure. Then in the morning I tried it again but I totally hated it. And as the day went through I realized I am not going to do it again. So I will sadly show you two fails today and hopefully - make up for it later.
This is in fact the second mani. The idea was cool (in my opinion). But execution was just lame.
Well, maybe I'll start with my inspiration. I found this photo on Flickr and I just loved this pattern.
After I finished cleaning, it looked so terrible that I couldn't even look at it. And I was anyway too tired to even start writing my post so I took it off and went to bed. In the morning I decided to try something else. I have some plastic bags on which I applied a nice layer of clear coat and let dry a while ago, thinking i might make some decals from it. So I picked one, drew some random lines in the spirit of this pattern using a black Sharpie permanent marker and then with a small brush I filled the lines with my originally picked polishes and I added to them China Glaze Westside Warrior, Essie - Mint Candy Apple and Milani - White On The Spot. But again, I was sloppy and I made a lot more mess then I actually intended.