Tag Archives: bird nail art

Birds of a feather…

As far as I know this design of a feather turning into birds is from a tattoo. A few others have used it as nail art, but this is my design of someone else’s idea.

Birds of a feather

I’ve painted on fake nails with black nail polish and acrylic paint. I haven’t posted much lately, damn work gets in the way of life!


Filed under Birds, Fake nails, handpainted nail art

A silent bird….

Today’s prompt for the Moyou London challenge is “silence”. So I tried to create the feel of a winter’s morning, where a bird sits warming itself in the sun. Surrounded by bushes or “brambles”.

Bird silence

I’ve stamped the wood grain pattern from biker plate 08 to look like fog, the stamped swirls and the bird from pro collection 04. Thanks for looking, I’m still on holiday, but I’ll be back soon.


Filed under Moyou London stamping plates, Stamping

A little birdie told me…..

That Messy Mansion plates are awesome!! Especially MM14, the same bird plate that I used in the last post, but forgot to link to.

Messy Mansion birds 2

For this mani I started with a base of China Glaze “Liquid Leather” and stamped using  a silver that I got from My Online Shop. I discovered I now have 5 silver chrome polishes…..I wonder if that is enough?? It should last me awhile anyway.

Messy Mansion birds

I love these nails, but then again I love silver and black together. I took inspiration from a t-shirt I have, that I got from this site. Bye for now.


Filed under Stamping

Happy Valentine’s Day…

I love swallows and hearts, is that obvious yet?! Ever since I received MM14, I’ve been meaning to make swallow decals.  They had to be carrying envelopes for Valentine’s Day, which is a little like my last post, but I think this look is easier to achieve.

Valentine's Day

Over a sponged base of pale blue and turquoise, I stamped using Barry M “Chameleon Pink” and Konad plate m83, to look like wavy grass that the swallows were flying over. I’ve used the stamping decal technique for the birds and envelopes. The birds were stamped in black and then filled in with China Glaze “Adore” and Loreal  736, a gorgeous blue/black, raven feathers kind of colour. Using plate Fun 2, I stamped the envelopes with a dark grey and filled them in with a pale cream. I thought that black would be to harsh here, as would a stark white. I read that someone asked a question about storing decals, well I made these on clear polish that I’d painted onto plastic months ago. The polish was a little brittle, but I’d say they worked better than the envelopes decals which I made today. They stayed nice and flat, whereas the envelopes wanted to curl.  


Filed under Decal, Stamping